Coaching by Paul Lam

Children, particularly of primary school age, and also adult players, wishing to advance should contact Paul Lam at or here

He is Director of the successful Coventry Chess Academy whose members have achieved a great number of successes, even at National level events, in the last year or two as detailed below.

Paul represented both the England Junior Chess Squad and National Team from under-14 to under-18 level in Estonia (2001), the Czech Republic (2003 Glorney Cup) and Liverpool (2005 Glorney Cup). He is a two-time British Chess Championship Main Event competitor with a peak ECF grade of 201. In addition to his CCA Directorship, he is the Head Coach of the highly successful Warwickshire Junior Chess Squad. Fourteen of his students and CCA members have achieved rankings within the top 10 or 20 players in England for their age groups, three of whom have achieved the number one, two and three rankings respectively.  Two students have won the prestigious London Junior Chess Championship, three have won British titles and six have played for the England National Junior Team.'