About Us

Hon. Adebisi Peter (aka, Raia-Rooks), CEO & Founder of Raia Rooks Corner Lounge Limited (RRCC), Oshogbo, in 2008. Incorporated into Raia Rooks Chess Club (RRCC) in 2019. And finally, Raia Rooks Chess Academy (RRCA) in 2021🏁

Hon. Awope learned the rules of Chess at the age of twenty-five. It wasn’t long until around his early thirties that he became addicted to the game. Hon. has dedicated lots of his time to studying and playing chess. As a great lover of Chess, he has hosted, sponsored, promoted, and organized lots of Chess Tournaments. Some of these are: The Prestigious Raia Rooks Chess Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournaments; Raia Rooks Valentine’s Day Rapid Chess Tournaments; The Mrs. Olufunke Stroke Foundation Classic Chess Tournaments and a Host of Birthday Chess Tournaments

Hon. Adebisi Peter Awope was a Former Executive Assistant to The Osun State Governor on Economic Development Matters between 2007-2010.


Raia Rooks Chess Academy strives to deliver qualified lessons and training that will help students achieve their goals, whether it is improving their chess skills or simply enjoying the game.

We are dedicated to providing our students and teachers with high-quality, professional chess instruction. We will help you from the very beginning in grasping the information you need to further your ambitions as a chess player or instructor.

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Why we are the best

At Raia Rook Chess Academy, we’re dedicated to helping you become the best chess player possible. Here are a few of the things that set us apart from other Chess Academies:

We offer tailored programs designed to meet the needs of every student, regardless of their skill level.

We provide flexible options for classes like weekend classes for hobby players, and all days of the week classes for Intermediate/advanced level players.

We also have exclusive junior coaches for beginners who want extra personal attention from their coaches.


What says our students


Our expert instructors

Hon. Awope


Ayomide Omolayo


Motunrayo Salami


Adesina Ayomide


Mr B


Motunrayo Salami