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NM Derek Tan

Target Students:

All Skill Levels

About Me:


I am a USCF National Master with plenty of tournament experience at the national level.

I am the Founder and Chess Instructor at Fundamental Chess based in Orange County, CA where I teach private students and also hold group classes, simuls, etc. I have a personable style of teaching and can explain things very clearly to my students. I emphasize on game analysis, tactic awareness and strengthening endgame technique.


  • 13 days ago


    hello! i am looking for a coach which can teach me better chess. i know the basics, but do not know the best theories. would you be so kind to teach me better chess???

  • 5 weeks ago


    Hi coach this is ram

  • 19 months ago


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