Hi! I'm a chess master born and raised in Saint Louis, MO. I'm a professional chess teacher/trainer who likes working with motivated students!
Calculation, and opening optimization.
Good Student Match:
I prefer working with motivated tournament-level players the most as I specialize in improving that sort of player the most.
I've played competitive chess for 10+ years. I've achieved the National Master title and am the current Missouri State Champion (2021) and Missouri Master/Expert State Champion (2021)
I tailor my lessons based on the students' needs first by looking at their games, analyzing their weaknesses then challenging them on where I think they struggle the most in a hopefully very involved process.
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