Our Mission

Unlock your potential and reach the highest level of mastery in Chess”


Our Goal is to

Empower and Inspire Children

To follow their passions by providing them with the resources, opportunity, and support they need to pursue their dreams.

Through our programs and initiatives, we aim to create a nurturing environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and personal growth.

Our ultimate goal is to enable children to become self-motivating, confident, and successful chess individuals who are able to make a positive impact in their communities and the world.

Embark on a journey towards becoming a Grandmaster!

Let’s Create

Future Grandmasters

We are confident that a combination of great talent and participating in 30 tournaments annually can lead to achieving the title of grandmaster before entering college.

Our optimal approach is to collaborate with parents in organizing events in their local city, thereby creating a path towards achieving this goal.


1000GM Team

Introducing the Masterminds behind 1000 gm


Srikanth Bangalore

Founder, President and Treasurer


Rushaan Mahajan

Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador


NM Abhinav Penagalapati

Co-founder & Organizer of Bay Area Events


IM Josiah Stearman

Co-Founder & Norm Events Organizer