Trainer               Mikhail Rychagov
Date and place of birth: 12 November 1967, Tallinn,
Married, 3 sons

Chess career: Malekool 64 Director/trainer,
International Grandmaster since 1997,
Fide Senior Trainer since 2011 (highest title of International Chess Federation),

Top player Alexei Shirov's (World Vice-Champion 2000-2002) trainer since 1997,
International Grandmaster Viktorija Cmilyte's trainer 2003-2006 (Silver medal at European Women Championship Turkey 2003),

Estonia Best Trainer 2000,
World Chess Championship participant, 2000,
Estonian champion 2000,
Twice Estonian Champion in rapid chess,
Estonian national team member in 6 chess olympiades(1992-2002) and 2 European Team Championships(1992, 1997)

Winner of International Tournaments:
Espoo, Finland, 1992,
Bussum, Netherlands, 1996,
NordBalt rapid chess, Tallinn 1997,
Stockholm, 1997,
Arco, Italy, 1999,
Heart of Finland, Jyväskülä, 2001 and 2005,
Paul Keres Memorial, Tallinn 2006