” E.P Nirmal , the person who shaped my chess. Following his methods for half a decade now ” – Nihal Sarin, Grand Master in chess

” I had overall improvements in most areas ( openings, middle and end game )” – Viani D’Cunha,International Master in chess

” My daughter has learnt chess from Mr.Nirmal E.P sir who is one of the best coaches . She learnt all the basic aspects of chess from him with positive notes.”- Nitin Jain,father of WFM Nithyatha Jain

The game became a passion for me soon and Iam bound to recollect my initial coach and mentor kannan sir for developing that attitude in my mind.But climbing further heights in the game always remained as a mirage till i met Nirmal sir.I am indebted to him for the achievements at higher levels. His knowledge Iam sure will help several children to become fond of chess and later attempt to win prestigious positions in the National – International Arena.”- Vinay Thomas Abraham -Fide elo- 2108.Kerala State Senior Champion,Represented India in world youth,Sgfi         national senior gold.

“Satyaki has been training under Nirmal sir since he was 5. Here kids are taught to love the game and parents are taught to let the kids chart their own course.  The kids not just learn chess at creative chess academy,  they also learn valuable life lessons.Parents are taught to let the kids enjoy the game”  –T G Gokul , Father of Sathyaki- kerala U-7 state champion           

“Excellent coaching academy!! I have known Nirmal EP for years (from the days we were kids as a chess player competing for district/ state and national tournaments to till date where he is delivering this incredibly creative learning experience through Creative Chess Academy.Coach Nirmal focuses on natural development and gives absolute freedom to the kids in the learning process. Coach Nirmal has touched many kids in very positive way, he is sharp in observing whats needed for each kid and instructs accordingly. His free style coaching is his key strength and him personally being  a very strong players adds to over all initiative incredible value. As a parent I have learned alot and got better at dealing with my own son about his chess life and career and progression. I recommend this group and especially Coach Nirmal for his incredible talent and he is undoubtedly an excellent faculty.”  –Praveen menon , Parent

“When we were looking for an online chess coach for my daughter from Belgium we came to know about Mr.E.P.Nirmal through Creative chess academy website. I can see a remarkable progress in my daughter after being coached by Mr.E.P.Nirmal which definitely helped her achieve regional championships and improve on her FIDE rating. Mr.E.P.Nirmal focuses on natural development and gives absolute freedom to the kids in the learning process. The coaching is structured and involves the right balance of puzzles, game review, and practice tournaments. I highly recommend Creative chess academy and Mr E.P.Nirmal for a enriching learning experience.”-Chitra vittal, parent of Dhanydha (fide – 1308)

“My kid is taking chess class with Hindhuja ma’am from creative chess academy. She is very polite and gentle with kids. Also she is teaching very well .  my kid is enjoying the class he likes to learn more from her”.  –Padmini srinivasen, parent

“My 7 year son had a great Chess learning experience from Ms. Hinduja Reddy who taught him intermediate level of Chess coaching. I appreciate her professionalism, patience and way of teaching ..” –Sabyasachi nayak, Parent