Louis Sanchez

Louis Sanchez (26.10.1982)

Has been awarded by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) the Chess Master title, the Official Chess Instructor title and by the French Chess Federation the National Chess Trainer title.


Over 15 years’ experience as a player and coach around the World:


Shanghai, China

  • Won gold medal in Lujiazui Shanghai Chess Tournament (2017)
  • Founder, organizer and instructor of the first Shanghai adult chess league
  • Chess Teacher at 5 international schools YCIS, Wellington, Concordia, YK Pao (2015) and in the French International School for 5 years (2012-2017)
  • Coach strong students :
    14 years old recently beat his first Grandmaster at the BBC Open in Thailand (2017)
    9 years old student won the Shanghai Children’s Chess open (2014)

Moscow, Russia

  • Participated in the International Chess Festival Aeroflot Open Tournament (2010)

Malaga, Spain

  • Trained with International Master Karim Ismael , 2407 elo (2009-2011)
  • Play first board in the first Andalucía league division (2010)
  • Take part in many tournaments: La Palma Island Chess International Open, Velez-Malaga Chess Tournament, Tradewise Chess Festival – Masters.

Budapest, Hungary

  • Won silver medal in Budapest Spring Festival Tournament, undefeated with 7/9 points (2010)
  • Trained with International Grand Master Horvath Jozsef, 2567 elo (2006-2007)
  • Participated in many “First Saturday Chess Master Tournaments” (2006-2007)

Paris, France

  • Head Coach at Velizy Chess Club (2000-2005)
  • Team Captain in National French Team (2003-2005)
  • Work experience with GM Josif Dorfman, Garry Kasparov’s trainer (2004)
  • Participated in the World Junior Chess Championship under-20 in Athens (2001)
  • Fifth place in the Individual Junior French Championship (2001)

Best Individual Results

Won a tournament game against :

  • Belarus Grand Master Zhigalko, Sergei 2594 elo (2019)
  • French Grand Master Delorme Axel 2505 elo (2019)
  • French Grand Master Degraeve Jean-Marc 2585 elo (2017)

Draw a tournament game against :

  • Chinese Grand Master Lin Chen 2533 elo (2017)
  • Spanish Grand Master Del Rio De Angelis 2537 elo (2012)
  • Woman Indian Grand Master Harika Dronavalli 2543 elo, 3 times bronze medals in the Women’s World Chess Championship (2011)
  • English Grand Master Gawain Jones 2650 elo (2011)
  • Woman Scottish Grand Master KetevanArakhamia-Grant 2506 elo, World Junior Girls Chess Champion (2009)
  • French Grand Master Prie Eric 2532 elo, French Chess Champion in 1995 (2002)
  • Ukrainian Grand Master Gurevich Vladimir 2520 elo (2002)




Louis Sanchez


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Website : https://echecs-shanghai.com/en/