Our Coaches

Heinco du Plessis - Head Coach

Contact No: Not Provided

Chess has been Heinco's first true love and passion since a very young age. He was taught how to play chess at the age of 4 and started playing competitive chess at the age of 7. He started coaching schools and private students at the age of 17. Heinco regards chess to be a raw, completely equal nature of battle; no information is being hidden by either player, from either player.

Heinco is an accredited Fide Instructor and the owner and founder of Dynamic Chess Solutions. His team coaches at several schools, coaches individuals online and in person, organises several tournaments through his chess club every year and has a long list of other achievements listed on his company's website..
Heinco is not currently available for classes as he is fully booked.

Availability to provide training: Not Available

IM Johannes Mabusela - Head Analysis Coach

Contact No: Call or WhatsApp - 084 917 4263

My name is Johannes Mabusela. I am an International Master and FIDE Trainer. I have over 10yrs experience in working with players of all levers, from beginner to national champions even African champions. I take my job with full professionalism and enthusiasm. My philosophy is that anyone can improve quickly, given the right lessons. For more information on how I work you can contact me.

Availability to provide training: Available

Johannes Moche

Contact No: WhatsApp on 084 077 6973 and call and SMS on 064 796 1233

I have been a chess coach for the past 6 years at various schools and I have also coached several private students overall the years.
I specialise in kids with a 0-1600 rating.
My coaching achievements so far.
Coaching for Gauteng North at SAJCC since 2017 until now:
u8 championship section both girls and boys 2017. u10 championship section girls and boys 2018 and u12 girls championship section 2019 and boys silver 2019.
I am energetic and passionate about the game.

I am also available on for online lessons on zoom

Availability to provide training: Available

Jaco Nelson

Contact No: 074 658 2820

I coach at several primary schools in Pretoria. I was the assistant u8 Coach for the GN 2019 SAJCC Team.
Several of my students have qualified for SAJCC and for SAJCCC over the past few years.
I have my SA Colours in Chess and still actively play in tournaments.
I was the Head Coach for the 2008 African Youth Team, I have been Head Coach of Gauteng North in previous years, One of my students, Joshua Dykerma, qualified for World Youth Championships when he was younger and scored 7 out of 11 points.

Availability to provide training: Available