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  • FM Luis Fernández Siles

    Blogs Profile 149 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    

  • GM Valeriy Aveskulov

    Blogs Profile 537 Followers

    Hello, my name is Valeriy Aveskulov and I'm from Ukraine. I am a GM and online chess coach. More about me you can read on www.chesstao.com. Enjoy your stay with chess.com! 

  • IM Jose Rafael Gascón D.

    Blogs Profile 185 Followers

    Hi Chess Lovers, my name is Jose Gascón I am an IM with one GM norm, I have 7 years in coaching experience and have been a writer and assistant of GM Igor Smirnov in his courses. I am a specialist in opening preparation with new ideas in a lot of variations. My biggest achievements as a trainer are: Helped Damion Davy to obtain the FM title and Corals Patiño to obtain the WFM title, I have also worked with FM Ismael Vidal and I am currently working with IM Jorge Bobadilla. I have trained 3 players that participated in Olympiads (Mark Bueno- Aruba, Shreyas Smith- Jamaica and FM Damion Davy - Jamaica) also several outstanding players in youth categories like WFM Corals Patiño ( 8 times Venezuelan champion in youth categories, 2nd place in Panamerican youth, 1st place in SouthAmerican youth,...

  • MiamiChampions

    Blogs Profile 18 Followers

    Check out: http://www.miamichampions.org/ For more team information for the upcoming league

  • American Chess Magazine

    The ACM has been launched to help American readers keep in touch with all the most significant happenings in the exciting world of present day chess, both at home and abroad. www.acmchess.com

  • IM Panayotis Frendzas

    Blogs Profile 651 Followers

    FIDE IM, FIDE Trainer Available for complete INDIVIDUAL courses to ambitious advanced young players, aiming at International titles. Contact me: panfren at gmail dot com for details.

  • FM Hans Renette

    Blogs Profile 214 Followers

    i kill cause i'm hungry ;-) Author of a chess biography on H.E. Bird, see http://www.mcfarlandbooks.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-7578-0  For lessons: hurricanechess@gmail.com

  • NM John Chernoff

    Blogs Profile 390 Followers

    My twitch channel: http://www.twitch.tv/zugaddict *** Chess.com Theme Song! *** -> Join my group! <- . I'm basically a coffeehouse player up in Humboldt County (far northern CA) who plays in OTB tournaments roughly once a year or so - I'd like to at some point try and reach other players in my area in order to organize some local chess events. I currently work at Humboldt State University as a accompanist/pianist, and I enjoy computer programming, biking, tennis, ping-pong, reading, writing, and most Woody Allen movies. My handle comes from the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", by Douglas Adams.

  • IM Wei Ming Kevin Goh

    Blogs Profile 35 Followers

    I'm an amateur player from Singapore and despite having a full-time job and getting on in age, I still harbor the lofty ambition of becoming a Grandmaster. Chess is an incredibly tough game and I will share my experiences here so that hopefully, someone might avoid the mistakes that I have made in the past! Some of my achievements include: - Took part in 6 Chess Olympiads;   - 2 Grandmaster norms; - Singapore National Champion 6 times; - Board 2 bronze at 2012 Asian Team Championships; - Combined 3 Bronzes medals at the South-East Asian Games in 2003 & 2005; - Nanyang Technological University Sportsman of the Year 2005 I have also wrote a chess book titled Chess Developments, 6.Bg5 Najdorf which has been widely acclaimed by players such as Matthew Sadler, David Smerdon and Daniel King....

  • GM Robert L. Hess

    Blogs Profile 1544 Followers

    Robert Hess learned the rules of chess from his father at age five and quickly became hooked. He spent his formative years under the tutelage of Grandmaster Miron Sher, whose dedicated coaching helped Robert become the K-3 National Champion in 2001. By the time Robert enrolled at Stuyvesant High School, he had secured 2 IM norms and had won the 2006 US Junior Chess Championship. Although it was difficult to compete in elite tournaments while at a rigorous school, Robert managed to balance schoolwork and chess success, earning his IM title in 2007 and becoming co-champion of the 2008 Foxwoods Open. During spring of his junior year in 2009, Robert enjoyed a tremendous winning spree during which he won the Spice Spring Invitational, earned his final GM norm at the Foxwoods Open, won the indiv...

  • NM Ritvars Reimanis

    Blogs Profile 388 Followers

    Hello there, Thank you for visiting my profile.  My name is Ritvars, in terms of chess up until now I have been the average Joe with FIDE rating just below 2200 for the past almost 10 years now (!). However, things are about to change! (or so I hope  see details in my blog). Other than chess, I am a full time graduate student at one of the finest Business Schools in Europe - Copenhagen Business School and I work in hotel business for the time being. My interests are - travelling, food, healthy lifestyle, meditation & mindfulness. While I am not a chess pro or not even close to it, I love the game and everything around it, so please let me know if you have any ideas of how I could provide value for you in terms of chess content, helping you improve your game etc.  That or you know of an...

  • FM Andrey Krasnov

    Blogs Profile 126 Followers

    Some good art in my family http://nayberg.org Couple of new media projects (non-chess-related ;-) http://www.youtube.com/user/lego509/videos http://dailybaba.com

  • NM Matt Jensen

    Blogs Profile 363 Followers

      Matt is a USCF National Master and part-time chess coach.  He started playing chess when at five and has been teaching since age nine.  Matt’s two goals when working with students are to 1) make sure the game stays fun and 2) ensure constant improvement in all facets of the game.

  • philidor_position

    Blogs Profile 208 Followers

    Why do we play chess? Because we have to. My official declaration: I'm aiming for the master title, in the next 5~10 years. 2020, wait for me. :)

  • Ryan Emmett

    Blogs Profile 17 Followers

    My first chess memory is of picking up a tiny knight in a pocket chess set that I had received one Christmas shortly before my fifth birthday. "That's a knight" my dad said, "it's from a game called chess". He taught me the basic rules and I've loved the game ever since. Best present I ever had. I love the history of the game, the shared culture of chess fans around the world and the aesthetic beauty that it can produce. Oh, I quite like winning as well :) I only wish it happened more often!

  • PeterDoggers

    Blogs Profile 54 Followers

    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...

  • GM Jaan Ehlvest

    Blogs Profile 60 Followers

    I am interested in chess and psychology, especially how chess can help the person grow. May chess used as indicator to measure women and men or people with different background. Also aging and chess. Being one of the top World players at the end of 80's I have tremendous experience and I know all top players from that period till today. I only did not play Magnus, but I beat Spassky in the past.

  • IM Andrew Tang

    Blogs Profile 1448 Followers

      Not just 10 sec. twitch.tv/penguingm1 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcJxY7NovRrYCsxyl6qaFLA https://www.chess.com/live/game/1040412309

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  • NM aww-rats

    Blogs Profile 53 Followers

    Full time Professional Chess Coach   Top selling coach on chess.com for two+ years. They stopped recording this in March 2013 when I outsold all coaches on this site first 10 months of activity to move up to number 4 overall. I now teach chess 70 hours per week to recurring students. I seriously doubt anyone has close to the number of students I have.    New! Follow me on Twitter for updates! https://twitter.com/#!/awwrats   Please join my group here, it's growing fast! http://www.chess.com/groups/home/nm-aww-rats-free-video-lessons   Join my Standard play group, get real tournament time controls on demand 24 hours a day, 7 days per week! Everyone is raving about it. http://www.chess.com/groups/home/world-standard-time-control-chess-club-365-days-a-year   National chess master since 1981....

  • IM Robert Ris

    Blogs Profile 437 Followers

    Robert Ris (1988), IM from Amsterdam. Professional in the chess scene.   In 2014 I founded the Amsterdam Chess Academy. Check out my website! I am available for online lessons so check out my coaching page and get in touch with me! In 2015 I organized a chessweek in Amstelveen with activities for young & old, amateur & professionals, including the 1st Dutch Rapid Championships. Check out: http://nkrapid.nl/

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