I enjoy the logic and struggle of chess. I enjoy a good competitive game and win or lose I hope we both enjoy our games. I also enjoy writing and conversing about chess. I analyze my games and share the lessons I learn in my "Backrankbrawler's Notebook" blog here on I also occasionally share my thoughts on chess improvement on More recently, I've started streaming on Twitch: Finally, you can watch my instructional videos on

Update January 2021: I've had to scale down my chess content schedule because of my family and professional responsibities. Here is my current schedule:

  • Mondays: Videos on Youtube.
  • Wednesdays: Backrankbrawler's Notebook Blog

I'm currently trying to figure out a regular time to stream, but for now, I'm just trying to get consistent with Youtube and my blog.