The Los Angeles Chess Club was officially established by Sr. Master Mick Bighamian in January 2003 in the West LA area on the exquisite Santa Monica Blvd.
A little background about the owner:
Sr. Life Master Mick Bighamian Chess Resume
Mick (Left) with 2006 World Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist International Grandmaster Smbat Lputian (Armenia).
I have been playing and teaching chess, as well as directing tournaments for over quarter of a century:
I have over 25+ of experience training hundreds of individuals, who have, over the years, been able to compete in, and win National Tournaments. A few have even attained the National Master titles and been able to receive Chess Scholarships from universities.
I have been discussing advanced chess topics at my former club - Houston Chess Club - and then at the LA Chess Club. My lecture quality is highly refined and incorporates a refreshing teaching style that keeps the student interested in the topic – try a complimentary session on us and find out on your own!
I have also been invited to many Chess Exhibitions, Group gatherings, and companies to discuss various chess-related topics; such as:
I have been hired as a ‘Chess Consultant’ for several TV shows and movies such as:
Besides my full-time profession – as a Sr. Internal/External Financial Auditor – I direct tournaments at the LACC on weekends and conduct an Advanced Lecture on Tuesday evenings – exclusively for LACC members.
I also accept select talented individuals as ‘Private Students’.
LA Chess Club
11514 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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