The nickname fpawn refers to my longtime devotion to chess openings that involve the King's Bishop Pawn, especially the Bird (1.f4) and Dutch (1.d4 f5). In fact, I registered fpawn on ICC way back in 1994!

Chess Master

Chess Coach

  • Official FIDE Trainer
  • Experienced with Advanced Juniors
  • Coached 2 GMs, 2 IMs and 15 Masters
  • 2 World Youth Gold Medalists
  • Several National Champions, Including
    Grades, Junior, Cadet and Denker
  • CalChess HS, JHS, Elem. Champs
  • Saratoga HS Won 6 Consecutive States

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