Diamond Member

USCF chess Stats CXR chess Stats FiDE Chess Stats - I played in one FIDE tournament March 2015! Hometown San Antonio, Texas. I'm the oldest of eleven most of my family lives in San Antonio, Spent twenty years in the U.S. Air Force, worked for Radio Shack, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics I was a caregiver to a close friend who recently passed away! Like working on computers / both maintenance and operations, reading, Internet, promoting chess, and go. Enjoy outdoor activities, such a sailing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, plan on hiking the AT in 2012, Also enjoying going to symphonies and plays! Have about 3 years of college, no degree! CXR rating 1592, I have been playing chess since I was 15 (1969), was greatly influenced by Bobby Fischer in his earlier days did very well in high school chess league.I tried college and decided to join the U.S. Air Force and my chess activities slowed down! I retired (USAF) in Hawaii in 1994 and started playing again and then was asked to help start a scholastic chess club at one of the private school in 2000. A few months later was asked to help direct the Windward Chess & Go Club in 2001 and then went on to others schools, due to being a caregiver presently have cut back in coaching, but still coach and direct the clubs mentioned. The play is a Class B player most times. I also have been playing Go on and off and direct the Oahu Go Club.

Currently living in Galena Park, Texas and starting to check out the chess scene here too!