Meet Raghavan who is a qualified M.E  in Electronics , and also an International Chess rated Player. He is a Unico World Record Holder  in Chess. Apart  from his regular work he takes Chess coaching classes .  He undertakes regular coaching as well as online coaching. He is very keen on nurturing young talented children to help them to reach International levels.

Coaching a Physically Challenged student

Raghavan by way of service , takes free classes for the under privileged  children . And by way of personal interest he coaches children with disabilities. He believes that children with physical disabilities if coached , can keep themselves occupied mentally. He has noticed that these children have an interest , and usually are quick learners  for these games. With availability of options for  learning online and playing online – the children can make Chess as a field where they can excel and look at making it to International levels too.

With the lockdown in place , he shifted to full time online coaching.

The free coaching he does in his free time, but he makes sure that he does this regularly.

He share a few videos for understanding – coaching a physically challenged  boy , and playing with a visually challenged person.

Coaching and Playing with Physically Challenged Student
Playing with Visually Challenged Player

Story updated – 25.10.2020

Tamil Newspaper Dinamani covered the article of Raghavan in the newspaper print dated – 25.10.2020


Kalpana Bharanidharan · September 22, 2020 at 2:58 pm

This is amazing. Differently abled children showing growth under the respected chess trainer Mr. Raghavan is definitely to be much appreciated. This is a stepping stone to success for our Nation.

    Raghavan · October 5, 2020 at 5:25 pm

    Thank you Kalpana madam.i will supported all physically challenged children to my level best. I want to get padmashree award. Let us support our nation. Share with others.

    Raghavan · October 6, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    Any thing mail me mam

Ramakrishnan · September 23, 2020 at 2:22 pm

I play chess and move coins with with my foot. My condition is cerebral palsey, athetoid type, where I have little control over my motor movements.. I learnt the game from my father. Was interested in the online coaching to further improve my game.

    Raghavan · October 5, 2020 at 5:25 pm

    Very nice God bless keep playing left will be gud

    Raghavan · October 5, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    Ur from which place

    Raghavan · October 6, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Regarding Details mail me I will contact

Esvanth Rao · September 24, 2020 at 3:38 pm

I’m play chess game training

    Raghavan · October 5, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    Gud keep playing left brain will be benefited gud

Raghavan · October 6, 2020 at 4:12 pm

Very nice God bless

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