Co-Founder - Irina Levitina
Posted: 10/17/2004 | Updated: 8/26/2009

Co-Founder Irina Levitina


Irina is one of the most accomplished female players from the days of the Soviet Union.
Irina was a three-time USSR Women's Champion in 1971, 1979, and 1980, as well as winner of the Women's Olympiad in 1972
(scoring 5.5 out of 6), in 1974 (scoring 7.5 out of 9), and in 1984 (scoring 6.5 out of 11).
She was awarded the rank of Woman's International Grand Master in 1976.

As a coach Irina is very strict and demands only the best, and expects the best effort from each and every student.
Many of her students rank among the strongest players in the state and country.
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Senior Coach - Hana Itkis
Senior Coach - Max Schwartz
International GrandMaster - Alexander Stripunsky
Junior Instructor - David Shekhtman
Beginner And Intermediate Coach - Eugene Sokolovsky
Beginner and Intermediate Coach - Genry Krichevsky
Senior Coach - Simon Tsinis
Senior Coach - Tanya Grabuzova
Senior Coach - Solomon Lerner
GM Alex Chernin
GM Artur Jussupow
Senior Coach and Camp Director - Master Sergey Grabuzov
Founder - Diana Tulman
Senior Coach (Tournament Director) - Harrison Coleman
Beginner and Intermediate Coach - Zoya Koza
Beginner and Intermediate Coach - Slava Koza
IM Mark Dvoretsky