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Our Newest Coach: IM Mac Molner

Our Newest Coach: IM Mac Molner

Posted on 19. Nov, 2011 by .

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I know IM Mac Molner a lot from tournament chess as well as in life. We just finished 2 International tournaments together- in Los Angeles (Metropolitan Invitational) and in Texas- the Susan Polgar SPICE CUP 2011. We also had a chance to prepare for some chess events together and I had the pleasure of having [...]

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Ed Yetman

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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Ed is known for his charismatic personality and interest in chess on every level.  He was a Correspondence Chess Master with a rating of 2300 and is the publisher of the Yetman Brothers’ Descriptive Chess Magazine. He is also a tournament director, having organized many  FIDE and USCF tournaments over the last two decades. I am [...]

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Ben McGahee

Ben McGahee

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by .

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Ben was an active participant of chess tournaments while attending the Foothills High School couple of years ago. After taking a break from chess, he is now back and with vengeance: He plays now in as many chess tournaments as possible and has a very obtainable goal to be a chess coach while improving his [...]

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4th Annual Western Alliance Tucson; Recap

4th Annual Western Alliance Tucson; Recap

Posted on 03. Jul, 2009 by .

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Our heartfelt thanks to all the coaches, participants, helpers, volunteers, and Green Fields Country Day School for this wonderful event! Check out our photos from the event on Flickr Tournament Results coming soon!

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Vaishnav Aradhyula (USCF Rating 2170); Master

Vaishnav Aradhyula (USCF Rating 2170); Master

Posted on 27. Jan, 2009 by .

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Vaishnav has some impressive credentials: He was the 4th best chess player in the nation under 16; Captain of the 10th Grade, State, and National High School Champion Chess Team; National High School Blitz Champion; and the 2006 High School Chess Champion, to name a few. He has 4 years of excellent coaching experience, and [...]

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Andy Lebovitz (USCF Rating 2000); Expert

Andy Lebovitz (USCF Rating 2000); Expert

Posted on 25. Jan, 2009 by .

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Andy is the winner of the Under 1800 Section in the North American Open (2001), and shared First Place at the Tucson Open (2005). He coaches at various schools, including Basis, Tucson Elementary and High School (2004-2005). Andy holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics and Science from the University of Arizona. He likes to play [...]

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