About Me

  • Software Engineer (Flutter, Swift, React)
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science & data science, minor in mathematics
  • Jr. High National Chess Champion
  • Former elementary chess coach of 2x state winning team
  • Active USCF member for 14 years
  • Legend League summer of 2022


  • 2023 Lake Superior Open 5th Place
  • 2023 Midwest Open top U1600 (2-2-1)
  • 2023 MN Open 4th place (3-1-1)
  • 2016 MN Closed 4th place
  • 2016 MN Open 3rd place
  • 2013 MN Class Championship 3rd place
  • 2015 MN Frozen Open 2nd place
  • 2015 National High School Blitz Champion
  • 2013 National Junior High Bughouse Champion Team
  • 2012 US High School Nationals 16th place
  • 2012 US Junior High National Champion

Development Projects

Teams I Manage

Admin for:

League director for TCMAC

Official Ratings

  • USCF 1611
  • FIDE waiting on a rating

My Links

Please Note

  • I do not accept friendly daily challenges unless I personally know you - I only play in daily leagues and tournaments.
  • I do not accept club invites - I'm in enough high-quality clubs and currently represent the teams I manage in various leagues.

“Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.”

-Ralph Charell