Samuel Mendonca obtains FIDE Rapid Rating of 1241 and ACM Title!


Samuel Mendonca, student from Mind Mentorz Chess academy, Bangalore, has successfully obtained his first FIDE Rapid Rating of 1241 and also secured a Chess Title for him as Arena Candidate Master on Online FIDE Arena ( You can visit Samuel's FIDE Profile by using the link:

At the outset, it has been a remarkable achievement for Samuel who has worked very hard to deserve this rating. He has set a very good example of determination & focus towards reaching goals, and the coaches at Mind Mentorz are proud to see Samuel succeed. The only real secret to perform well is by having the passion & motivation! At Mind Mentorz, we help children understand chess and get better at chess! However, a student must also pursue the interest in chess actively and follow the coaches guidelines regularly to improve. Samuel, sets a good example of practicing his chess regularly, in & out of the academy! We've observed Samuel's steady improvement and intensity for chess over the past year. He never got discouraged from earlier tournament losses, but instead kept pushing harder for better results.

Today, we're proud to see Samuel with a FIDE Rating and we hope that he continues working towards better ratings in his journey forward!