Sign up for Palo Alto Adult school chess class for adults

Hi everybody! I hope that everybody is enjoying their summer.  I’ll be teaching a 5 week beginners chess class for adults starting September 11 at the Palo Alto Adult school! If you or if you know anybody that’s interested,  click here to sign up!  

My upcoming chess events in July, August, and September.

Here’s my  upcoming chess events in the San Francisco bay area. I hope you can come at least one of them! On Sunday, July 23rd at 11am, I’ll be giving my “50 Poison Pieces” book talk at the Mechanics’ Institute in San Francisco.  The Mechanics’ Institute is a famous chess club located in downtown SF. […]

Upcoming tournament at Belmont library on Saturday, August 19th.

Kevin Gong is organizing the 5th annual Belmont Library Summer Chess tournament for kids in Belmont on Saturday, August 19th, from 9am to 1pm.  It’s a 5 round event.  There are both USCF quick-rated and unrated sections.  Space is limited, so sign up now at This should be a fun event to attend!   […]

The Almanac’s Article Featuring Me & Chess

Check out the Almanac’s newspaper article about me and chess below. Click the image below to view Downloadable PDF. Or visit the entire issue here: Go to page 15 to see the article!!!

Upcoming events in the SF bay area!

I hope everybody is having a great summer!  Here’s more updates from me. On Friday, July 21st from 7:30pm to 9pm, I’m organizing a chess get-together meetup at Panera Bread in Mountain View: 1035 El Monte Ave, CA.  Everybody is welcome, including complete beginners!  Last month, people of all ages came.  So, I hope you […]

50 Poison Pieces book!

Hi everybody! My beginner chess book, “50 Poison Pieces” is finally out on Amazon! In each of the 50 unique puzzles that I created, you are asked to figure out why capturing an unprotected piece is a mistake, or in other words, the poison piece. Next, you turn the page to learn why capturing that […]

Emily Ngyuen of 13 years Texas clears her first US junior Girls Championship

13 year old Emily Ngyuen of Texas cleared her first US junior Girls Championship with 6.5/9 rating. The US chess organizer of the year, Alex Releya congratulated Emily on her victory. The chess tournament was held in Manchester from 25th to 29th June. The competition was tough and there were ample of decisive games where […]

Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games Paperback by Laszlo Polgar introduces gigantic collection of chess puzzles

Laszlo Polgar, a Hungarian chess teacher and father of the chess masters Judith and Susan Polgar wrote Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games Paperback book in 2013 which is a perfect collection of chess problems that have been ever published and it comprises of 5334 instructional situations that is presented extraordinarily by Laslo Polgar who is […]