Camberley Chess Club has a number of accredited coaches amongst its membership

John Upham

John has been coaching and teaching chess in schools and coaching adults and children since 2009.

He is an accredited coach of the English Chess Federation (ECF) since September 2010 and in 2021 became accredited by the European Chess Union (ECU).

John is also a qualified ECF arbiter and founded British Chess News in August 2016.

John teaches in ten schools (State and Independent) in Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire and has a number of individual adults and children amongst his students that are taught both in their homes and online via Zoom or Skype. Please make contact via