Titled Player
Diamond Member

Active Tournament Chess Player from Northern California

Peak Ratings: 2341 USCF, 2298 FIDE and awarded US Chess Life Master title
Best Results: 2nd Place at 2006 US Open and Top U2400 in Vegas and Reno
Invited to 2007 US Championship in Stillwater, OK (scored 2.5 out of 9)
Board 1 of Team USA at 2020 Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities 
Multiple times Sacramento Club Champion and Player of the Year
OTB GM Scalps: Blatny, Yermolinsky, Akobian and Naroditsky

Experienced Coach for Advanced Juniors

Now an official FIDE Trainer
Coached 15 future Masters including 2 GMs and 2 IMs 
2 World Youth Gold Medalists and several National Champions
CalChess HS, JHS, Elementary Champs + Saratoga HS Won 6 Straight States



Twitter & Facebook: @fpawn

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