“Avoid the Crowd, Think Independently.
Be the Chess Player, not the Chess piece”.

Play games online

Play inter-academy tournaments and games with your co-players online.Play blindfold chess with the engine to recover your memory powers.

Share games and assignments

The players can share their games with the coach in the given repository.Students can do assignments online and can keep track of their performance.

User Account

Each student will have a user account where they can manage assignments,bindfold chess,share the games with the coach and can play with the co-student of the academy

What do we offer

*Group training sessions

*Individual specialized coaching

*Online training packages (includes onboard e-learning assignments)

*Inter-Academy online student matches

Why strategy64?

At Strategy64 we have a wide variety of coaches, with training available from beginner level right up to master level. Our top coaches boasts more than 20 years of experience in the chess industry. Entrusted with the duties of coaching our national teams at various World Junior Championship events, our trainers have the pedigree to take your game to the next level. We offer a thorough, tried and tested curricullum which is easy to follow with our online support from coaches.

All members will receive regular assignments with monthly feedback on progress and focal areas with regards to training.We at Strategy64 strive to make sure your chess experience will be one that leaves you enthralled by the infinite possiblities and the wide scope that chess offers, especially for the seeking and inventive mind.

About Us

Title of National Instructor with 11 years of coaching experience including International duty at various World Championships. Provincial and Top player with SA rating of 2053.
Craig Willenberg
Head Coach
African University Champion and South African Junior Champion 2007-2009.South Senior Closed Candidate 2016.Western Province Chess Coach 2017-2019 and Tournament Director of Durbanville Chess Rapid Tournament 2018
Michael James
Title of Fide Instructor with 20+ years of coaching experience.Numerous national champions produced under his guidance.Trainer of the Curro Primary School, who are best Primary school in the country.
Roland Willenberg
Beginner/Intermediate Trainer


Our long term vision is to instil the good disciplines and principles which chess requires into the mind of the student.
By always thinking one step ahead and contemplating the next move, our future leaders will improve their decision making skills by applying the thinking methods grasped from playing the beautiful game of chess.


Our Mission at our academy is to empower and reach out to as many chess players throughout the country. We would like to build a chess community where players can play chess regularly and allow themselves to interact with other players from various walks of life.


We at Strategy64 believe in displaying great amount of respect and sportsmanship towards the game. It is of utmost importance that interaction at the chessboard be that of an amiable nature so that the game can be enjoyed amongst everyone.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

We at Strategy64 knows every student is different and has different kinds of needs. Some prefer the online training and others prefer over the board sessions. A personalised package will be designed to fulfil your needs. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Online packages are specially designed for keep track of the student with assignments, gameplay and technique training assigned by the coach. This includes a monthly online session with your prescribed coach. For more information please contact us.

Contact Us


1 Plaisance, Springfield road, Buhrein Estate, Kraaifontein, Cape Town, South Africa.

+27 84 262 4105

Class Schedule
Everyday 9am - 8pm at the Academy

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