OCG has several coaches to help you improve your chess tournament performance!

GM Alex Goldin 

GM Alex Goldin 

GM Alex Goldin offers private chess lessons via Skype/Online to players who are trying to compete at the top levels of chess


FiDE Master Alex Zelner

FiDE Master Alex Zelner

Alex offers local one-on-one chess coaching for tournament players and can be reached by Cell/Text at (407) 248-0818


STEVEN VIGIL- Local CHESS COACH AND USCF Senior TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR.

STEVEN VIGIL- Local CHESS COACH AND USCF Senior TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR.

Steven is a long-time Orlando area chess coach and USCF Senior Tournament Director and continues to teach chess strategy, tactics and history to aspiring players. Steven is available for private lessons by appointment. To schedule your lesson call Steven at 321-297-7087 or email


UCF Physics Major & Chess Coach Arnold Banner

UCF Physics Major & Chess Coach Arnold Banner

Arnold Banner is a physics major at the University of Central Florida and is available for one-on-one beginner/intermediate chess coaching. Arnold also offers one-on-one Science, Math & Spanish Tutoring as well. As a full-time college student, Arnold is a great coach that offers very reasonable one-on-one coaching rates to assist in his UCF education expenses.

Arnold can be reached at: (561) 714-2562, or via email