SMCA is India’s premier chess academy founded in 1996 by Mr. Balaji Guttula and Mr. Durga Nagesh Guttula. SMCA has a network of centers across India which provide coaching to the highest number of students and medal winners for the country. SMCA encourages young children to play chess at a much higher level with constant motivation and a positive environment. They have a huge success rate for making students win laurels at international platforms. The coaches are international players and Grand Masters themselves and impart their expertise through interesting training techniques conducted using a specially-developed coaching manual.