Nemanja Živković

International Master & Professional Coach

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About Me

Welcome to Rising Stars Chess Academy

Hello and welcome to my world of chess!
I am Nemanja Živković, an International Chess Master and passionate chess trainer dedicated to nurturing the next generation of chess champions. With over a decade of experience in coaching, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help aspiring chess players reach their full potential. My journey in the world of chess began at the tender age of 6, and since then, it has been my greatest love and driving force. At my peak in FIDE, I achieved a rating of 2411 points, a testament to my dedication and skill in the game.

Beyond my accomplishments on the chessboard, I hold a degree in Master of Sports and Physical Education, providing me with a solid foundation in working with individuals to harness their potential. My academic background in pedagogy and philosophy further enriches my teaching approach, enabling me to tailor strategies that resonate with each student's unique learning style.

At Rising Stars Chess Academy, I am committed to providing comprehensive training programs that encompass tactical mastery, strategic planning, mental resilience, and the profound joy of the game. Whether you're a beginner eager to learn the fundamentals or a seasoned player striving for mastery, I am here to guide you every step of the way. Join me on this exciting journey as we unlock the secrets of chess and embark on a path of growth, achievement, and endless possibilities.Let's make your chess dreams a reality together!

Meet My Students


As a chess coach, I've had the pleasure of mentoring Aarav, who started with a 600 USCF rating 1.5 years ago. He's now ranked in the top 15 chess players in the USA for his age group and has a USCF rating of 1524.


I am thrilled to share the remarkable chess journey of Nirav, who began with a USCF rating of 500 and has since soared to an impressive 1411. In the span of 9 months , Nirav's dedication, hard work, and strategic learning have transformed him into a formidable player within the chess community.


Meet Nathan, whose USCF rating surged from 1200 to an impressive 1550, placing him among the top 100 players in the age of 9 category. Nathan's journey showcases the transformative impact of dedication and strategic coaching, highlighting his remarkable progress and passion for the game.

Elevate Your Chess Game with Expert Coaching!

Transform your chess skills with expert coaching tailored to your needs. I bring years of experience and strategic insight to every session, helping players of all levels unlock their full potential. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or a seasoned player aiming to refine your strategies, my approach will elevate your game to new heights. Book your session now and start dominating the chessboard like never before!