Meet the Team

We are a connected gaming startup with an experienced team of inventors and product developers. ChessUp seeks to enhance the approachability and broaden the appeal of the world's most popular and intellectually engaging sport by using breakthrough technology to educate, elevate and connect players globally.

Jeff Wigh

FOUNDER & CEO

MBA from MIT
Serial inventor
AI Programmer

Justin Farrell

CO-FOUNDER & CTO

Emerging Technology
Component Sourcing
Electrical Design

Adam Roush

CO-FOUNDER & CDO

Consumer Trends
Market Entrance Strategies
Product and UX Design

Levon Aronian

CHESS ADVISOR & AMBASSADOR

Super Grandmaster
Top 5 Chess Player in the World
Only Two-Time Winner of the Chess World Cup

Tolu Oridota

PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Mobile App Developer
Full-stack Developer
Experienced Entrepreneur

Tatev Abrahamyan

DIRECTOR OF CHESS

Top 3 female chess player in the US
Experienced chess content creator
Chess Instructor

Meet the Team

We are a connected gaming startup with an experienced team of inventors and product developers. ChessUp seeks to enhance the approachability and broaden the appeal of the world's most popular and intellectually engaging sport by using breakthrough technology to educate, elevate and connect players globally.

Jeff Wigh

FOUNDER & CEO

MBA from MIT
Serial inventor
AI Programmer

Justin Farrell

CO-FOUNDER & CTO

Emerging Technology
Component Sourcing
Electrical Design

Adam Roush

CO-FOUNDER & CDO

Consumer Trends
Market Entrance Strategies
Product and UX Design

Levon Aronian

CHESS ADVISOR & AMBASSADOR

Super Grandmaster
Top 5 Chess Player in the World
Only Two-Time Winner of the Chess World Cup

Tolu Oridota

PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Mobile App Developer
Full-stack Developer
Experienced Entrepreneur

Tatev Abrahamyan

DIRECTOR OF CHESS

Top 3 female chess player in the US
Experienced chess content creator
Chess Instructor