I Like to Teach People How to Play Chess

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    For Four Years...

    I was a scholastic chess trainer at a school in Boston, MA.  To this day it remains one of the most rewarding and enjoyable jobs I've ever had.  I really miss all my kids.  They were brilliant.
    WorldWarYou WorldWarYou
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2007

    10 Years I've Taught Chess

    I've liked chess since I was little. Played with brothers and sisters. Didn't play long because I beat everyone. After college I was playing at the Santa Monica chess park and was recruited to teach scholastic chess. Ever since then I've watched children I've taught literally...
    pulsar8472 pulsar8472
    1 Response Oct 18, 2009

    I learned chess when I was 9 years old.

    It fascinated me how you would have to think ahead to outplay your opponent as you tried to control the center of the chessboard. In ninth grade I bought Horowitz's Chess Openings. I read it like it was one of my classes in school. I wasn't athletic at the time but I soon...
    pfuzylogic pfuzylogic
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2014
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