Updated November 26th, 2023

Whether you want to start at the basics, or whether you want to improve your skills, Chess Life Academy can cater for your needs in South Australia. Chess Life Academy is run by David Koetsier who has been a chess coach for over 30 years. David is a certified Senior Junior Chess Coach. David is also a registered FIDE instructor and past President of the Morialta Rotary club. David represented Australia at the 2016 World Youth and the 2019 U16 World Olympiad as the Australian Coach. David is very experienced supporting students/players on the Autism Spectrum disorder and his chess clubs cater for all their needs.

David teaches chess with a team of coaches to primary and secondary students in Adelaide. This is through group sessions at schools (before class, during lunch break and during after school care), at chess clubs (Campbelltown library), via private classes (one on one at the students home) and online (using Skype and online chess programs). Chess Life Academy also sells all equipment required for chess; workbooks, teacher’s manuals, boards, pieces and clocks.

180 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Telephone: 0424 593 737