Jan 8, 2009
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Since May 25, 2014 Coach

I have been playing chess for 18 years and have been coaching for 6 years. Currently I am a volunteer coach to over 40 kids for a local elementary school. In 2017 we won 1st place in the K-3 division at the South Carolina State Championship. I mostly work with Intermediate level students but can work with beginners as well. I excel in teaching tactics and getting students to think "that one extra move" ahead. Chess is much more than moving pieces around. Chess teaches countless life values and lessons. Each move has a consequence. Only you get to decide if it's a good or negative consequence. I am physically unable to move the pieces which is why I preach "Use your brain and don't touch the pieces until you are certain of your move!"

"Chess is played with the mind and not with the hands!" -Renaud and Kahn