Chris Torres (209) 323-0197 firstname.lastname@example.org Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion inContinue reading “Chris Torres’ Chess Résumé”
24 December 2015 Hi, Chris ! Congratulations on attaining the rating of Master in USCF Correspondence Chess. This is an excellent accomplishment and the attached certificate honors your success. . Continue reading “Commendations “
“Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur” is one of the best books I have read on the subject of crime and punishment in chess. The author, former World Chess Champion Max Euwe, elucidates common mistakes of “amateur” chess players with great authority. The layout of “Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur” progresses from analyses of games inContinue reading “Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur”
Congratulations to Justus Williams on achieving a master rating in the United States Chess Federation. Justus Williams is now the youngest African-American chess player to receive the master title. Read more about this amazing twelve year old in the Wall Street Journal.
A children’s chess quad run by the Torres Chess and Music Academy is the ideal way for new chess players to begin playing in tournaments. Children are separated into groups of four based on rating and age so that each quad tournament represents the closest chess experience grouping possible. This structure assures that all threeContinue reading “Chess Quads for Children”