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David Pruess
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Full name
David Pruess
Jan 1, 1981 (age 42)‎
Place of birth
United States
United States



David Pruess is an American international master, coach, and streamer. Pruess earned his FIDE master title in 2002 and became an IM in 2006, reaching his peak FIDE rating of 2438 two years later.

Pruess has created many videos for and has commentated on numerous events. He is also a regular content creator for, the scholastic branch of Pruess also helps run the Twitch channel ChessDojoLive with IM Kostya Kavutskiy. Their channel has surpassed 14,000 followers (as of July 2021).

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