Coach's biography

Janak Awatramani is currently pursuing a degree in Bio-Chemistry and is a passionate chess professional, with a commitment to providing resourceful, engaging, and goal-driven lessons to his students. In addition to private classes, he has been actively involved in teaching the National Preparation Programme and coaching the BC Provincial Team over the last few years for the Canadian Chess Challenge. 

•6-time Canadian National Champion. 6-time Provincial Champion.

•World Youth Chess Championships (tied for 7th place) 2007, Antalya, Turkey.

•BC Junior Champion 2009. 

•North American Youth Champion U10, Mazatlan, Mexico 2010.

•Biel U18 Champion, Switzerland, 2010.

•Canadian Open Blitz runner up 2012.

•Grand Pacific Open Blitz Champion 2012, 2013. 

•Manhattan, NY Open Blitz Champion 2014.

•Described as one of the greatest FICS Bughouse players in the world with a peak rating of 3000 plus. 

•Winner of the first World Crazy House Candidates Championship, 2017.

•Crazy House World Champion 2020.