Learner Series #18 – Ariel T.

Learner series #18 features Ariel, an adult improver and an active member of the ChessGoals community. He finished the 12-week Premium Novice Study Plan and asked me to help him…

Learner Series #17 – Brett C.

GENERAL OVERVIEW Q: How old are you and how long have you been playing chess? A: I am 39 years old and have been playing chess consistently since 2019. I…

Learner Series #16 – Jesse D.

Learner Series #16 features Jesse D. who is an adult improver that has recently joined the ChessGoals community. He has a coach, is active on Twitter with the #chesspunks, and…

Learner Series #15 – Jeff Z.

Learner Series #15 features ChessGoals member Jeff Z. He's a 33-year-old who just got back into chess after watching the Queen's Gambit Netflix series, and he's using the Intermediate Adult…

Learner Series #14 – Felipe Mourato

Learner series interview #14 features Felipe Mourato. He's a very active member of the ChessGoals Community and has been featured in some of our YouTube videos. Felipe's Caro-Kann wins in…

Learner Series #13 – Crossing 1000

Learner series #13 highlights ChessGoals member Jack Nowland. Jack has been working with the Novice Study Plan since December and recently crossed into the four-digit club. He just started playing…

Learner Series #9

I met Madhur in June of 2019 at the Rochester Open. He entered the event with an established USCF rating of 1034, scored 3/5 in the Under 1600 section, and…