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  • FM Luis Fernández Siles

    Articles Profile 157 Followers

    Maestro FIDE y entrenador de ajedrez. Editor y director de Capakhine, la revista de ajedrez para los niños y sus padres. Siempre pensando en crear contenidos que puedan ser útiles para el progreso ajedrecístico. Creativo, bloguero, youtuber y un poco friki Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/entrenadordeajedrez Twitter: https://twitter.com/capakhine Web personal: http://entrenadordeajedrez.com Blog: http://entrenadorajedrez.blogspot.com.es Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/luisfsiles Revista de ajedrez para niños y monitores: http://capakhine.es    

  • IM Daniel Rensch

    Articles Profile 2476 Followers

    Vice President of Content & Professional Relations for Chess.com. International Master Danny Rensch is best known for his videos and chess.com/tv shows - but also writes educational articles, publishes breaking chess news, and organizes the details for Chess.com's biggest events, like the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championships, Blitz Death Matches, the ChessKid.com National Invitational Championship and more! Twitter: https://twitter.com/danielrensch Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/danielrensch Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danielrensch Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Rensch Company Address: P.O. Box 60400 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Company Phone: 1 (800) 318-2827

  • GM Gregory Serper

    Articles Profile 908 Followers

    When in 1985 Greg Serper was invited to the famous Kasparov-Botvinnik school, he was really inspired by Kasparov's story. Garry insisted that he was destined to become the 13th World Champion since he was born on April 13. Since Greg was born on September 14 he saw it as a very good omen. Alas, this great sign was enough only to tie for first in the World Junior Championship (1988) and win the European Junior Championship (1989), World Open (1999) and a bunch of national and international tournaments. These days Greg teaches chess full time, writes a weekly column for Chess.com, and is proud to have dozens of National and State Champions among his students.

  • Chess Com

    A messaging bot for Chess.com! To learn more about our team, visit https://www.chess.com/about    NOTE: I am an automated user account and cannot answer questions. If you need support, please contact https://support.chess.com. Thank you!

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  • IM Jeremy Silman

    Check out my two websites: www.jeremysilman.com, which has a large collection of chess book reviews with new reviews appearing every month, and www.silmansasianmoviereviews.com which reviews Asian film.

  • S B C

      Sarah Beth, aka "batgirl,"  unlike most of the Article authors on Chess.com, has neither talents nor credentials. What she does have is a two-decade long passion for time-consuming, tedious, historical research and a penchant for transposing her findings into words and stories. Her belief is that the value of Chess extends far beyond the champions, beyond the great games played or the theories advanced.  The value of Chess lies in how it affects each individual who embraces it.  And that's where all stories begin.  

  • FM Mike Klein

    Articles Profile 156 Followers

    Company Contact and News Accreditation:  Email: Mike@chess.com Phone: 1 (800) 318-2827 Address: PO Box 60400 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Mike Klein began playing chess at the age of four in Charlotte, NC. In 1986, he lost to Josh Waitzkin at the National Championship featured in the movie "Searching for Bobby Fischer." A year later, Mike became the youngest member of the very first All-America Chess Team, and was on the team a total of eight times. In 1988, he won the K-3 National Championship, and eventually became North Carolina's youngest-ever master. In 1996, he won clear first for under-2250 players in the top section of the World Open. Mike has taught chess full-time for a dozen years in New York City and Charlotte, with his students and teams winning many national champion...

  • IM David Pruess

    Articles Profile 1359 Followers

    Hi! My videos: http://www.chess.com/videos/library?author=dpruess My youtube channel with more chess videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/chesscomdpruess My twitch channel with more chess content: https://www.twitch.tv/dpruess Enjoy! I've also created (with a team) a strategy card game: www.labmayhem.com. Give it a try if you are looking for another game :-)

  • GM Simon Williams

    Visit my youtube.com channel! Simon has been playing chess for 28 years. He reached the rank of IM when he was 18 and GM at 28. Some of his major successes on the board include jointly winning the London Chess Classic in 2010, becoming British Blitz Champion and finishing 2nd in the main British Championship on two occasions. Simon's pupil's have been wildly successful at the scholastic level in England. Affectionately known to the chess world as "The Ginger GM" - Simon is also the accomplished author of more than 10 books and DVD series, which you can find at www.gingergm.com.

  • Erik

    Articles Profile 2215 Followers

    [Please Note: Don't send me Tech Support, Abuse Reports, or other "Site" issues. Please contact Chess.com Support for those kinds of things. But I do love thank you notes and personal messages! Thank you!] I am the guy who put Chess.com together - who came up with the site vision, put together an amazing team (Jay, Piotr, Igor, and others), and then worked day and night to design the site and get it going. I have 3 beautiful daughters, one wild son, and a wonderful wife! I learned chess when I was 8 years old, but didn't really pick it back up until about 15 years ago. Since then I have been playing, studying, and enjoying it regularly. I prefer semi-open and closed positions that blow up tactically (like the Closed Sicilian, King's Indian, Glek etc). I'm also "chesscom" on reddit.

  • Pete

    I am the senior editor at Chess.com.  My duties include managing the content calendar, maintaining editorial quality, and working with the rest of our talented staff to bring you the best chess articles, videos, and news on Chess.com and its social media.  I am perhaps best-known for my aptly named column, "Pete's Pathetic Chess."

  • NM Sam Copeland

    Articles Profile 706 Followers

    Company Contact and News Accreditation:  Email: sam@chess.com Phone: 1 (800) 318-2827 Address: PO Box 60400 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Sam Copeland is the Director of Social Media for Chess.com. Sam loves a good game of chess and plays a regrettably mediocre game of chess. Sam earned the National Master title in 2012, a lifelong dream. In 2014, Sam returned to his home state of South Carolina where he started Strategery: Chess and Games to grow scholastic chess in SC. Outside of chess, Sam enjoys dancing, camping, and travel. He was thrilled to finish his first marathon in 2014, coming in at 3:57.

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  • Rune Vik-Hansen

    Greetings, all and sundry Our great friend, LadyCrysania, whom we've known since June 2007, introduced us to Chess.com so we'll give it a whack. Being a trained philosopher, we have worked as a teacher at all levels. In our spare time(!) between writing articles, chronicles, essays and stories, we try to work out and practice our guitar, fingerpicking being our speciality and having recently discovered Jerry Reed and his banjo style adapted to guitar.   On principle, we befriend only people we have known for some time, talked to or met outside the web. Take care, and see you there. Rune

  • NM Dan Heisman

    Articles Profile 419 Followers

    Host Chess.com's "Q&A with Coach Heisman" TV show first Friday of each month. Authored 11 chess books, do the Novice Nook column for Chess Cafe (Best Column in North America 3 times; six times Best Instruction), and have 280+ instructional videos on the ICC. A full-time chess instructor since 1996. Always glad to field questions via phone/skype (preferred), email, Chess.com, or the ICC. Hold the FIDE title of "CM". Visit our Dan Heisman Learning Center group here at Chess.com.

  • Tiger

    Hi! My name is Tiger. I'm a huge fan of chess (just like you) and I help Chess.com keep their content organized by writing Video Guides for Chess.com and ChessKid.com. Most of what I've done can be seen here and it's designed to help members find the videos they need to improve at the game they love. I also contribute to special content projects when I can/am needed and I love bringing humor and fun to all things I write about chess. I'm a 1900 USCF rated "over the board" player and I love playing on Chess.com. Although, I haven't played competitively in years, so I may be a bit rusty. I also build websites on the side. You can find my work here.

  • Jonathan Cannon

    Articles Profile 190 Followers

    Greetings Chess.com! I'm JD! You'll see my fingerprints all over the site! I head up the MOD Team, answer support tickets, some video metadata editing and helping TIger  create and update video guides as well as occasionally co-hosting Chess Thearpy and Melik & Me! Like many of you, I'm aspiring to get that coveted NM title! Hopefully in the next couple years!  I wish you all the best of luck and I hope to see you around on Chess.com!

  • GM Jon Ludvig Hammer

    Articles Profile 1042 Followers

    I am Jon Ludvig Hammer, hailing from the great chess nation to-be, NORWAY! Update 2016: We finished 5th in the Chess Olympiad. So we're officially a great chess nation!

  • GM Daniel Naroditsky

    GM Daniel Naroditskywas born, raised, and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. He learned chess at six years old from his father and brother, and was hooked from day one! His greatest accomplishment in his early chess career was to win the gold medal in the 2007 under 12 World Youth Chess Championship in Antalya, Turkey. Four years later, he became an IM, and in 2013, at the Benasque Open in Spain, He earned his final GM norm and pushed his rating over 2500, fulfilling his dream. He's am currently a full-time student at Stanford University, but still ambitious. He also very much enjoys writing and continues to write an instructional column here on Chess.com when his time permits!

  • GM Ian Rogers

    Ian Rogers is a renowned chess journalist coach and strong grandmaster, who competed with the world's best players in the 1980s and 1990s. He lives in Sydney, Australia but travels around the globe to cover chess tournaments for a variety of chess media.

  • GM Dejan Bojkov

    Articles Profile 791 Followers

    Graduated National Sports Academy in Sofia as a chess coach. Former trainer of the former women champion Antoaneta Stefanova. Available for private and group lessons online. You can check my video lesson library for chess.com  here. You can follow me on twitter @dejanbojkov @dejanbojkov

  • GM Garry Kasparov

    Kasparov became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in 1985 at age 22. He is considered by most to be the greatest chess player of all time. Kasparov announced his retirement from professional chess on 10 March 2005, after which he devoted his time to politics and writing. Though he's not a regular contributor on Chess.com, follow this account for postings from time to time.

  • ChessKid.com

    Articles Profile 108 Followers

    ChessKid.com is the scholastic extension of Chess.com, and is #1 chess website for kids! Safe, fun and educational - ChessKid has a curriculum (both written and interactive on the site) to help take kids from beginner to "serious tournament player" level. This account is used to publish updates and articles about ChessKid.com and the special events held on this site. 

  • FM Kostya Kavutskiy

    Articles Profile 520 Followers

      Kostya Kavutskiy is a professional chess author, journalist, coach, commentator and player. As a part of Chess.com's content team since 2009, Kostya has recorded lots of video lectures, covered elite tournaments, written instructive articles and blogs, and has done many live commentary shows for Chess TV. Kostya has also written a number of articles for Chess Life magazine and Chess Life Online, and is currently an instructor for Chess University. In 2015, Modernized: The Open Sicilian was released, which Kostya co-authored with IM Zhanibek Amanov. Kostya's tournament accomplishments include winning the 2014 Southern California Closed Championship, as well as achieving two IM norms. He currently resides in Mountain View, CA, and his plans are to complete his IM title and then pursue the...

  • PeterDoggers

    Company Contact and News Accreditation:  Email: Peter@chess.com Phone: 1 (800) 318-2827 Address: PO Box 60400 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Peter Doggers joined a chess club a month before turning 15 and still plays for it. He used to be an active tournament player and holds two IM norms, but now only plays about two tournaments a year. Peter has a Master of Art degree in Dutch Language & Literature. He briefly worked at New in Chess, then as a Dutch teacher and then in a project for improving safety and security in Amsterdam schools. Between 2007 and 2013 Peter was running ChessVibes, a major source for chess news and videos. In October 2013 Chess.com acquired ChessVibes. As our Director of Content, Peter writes most of...

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