About Me

My Background

Looking to try something new and enjoyable? Need a bit of one-on-one guidance from a reliable professional? Sometimes all it takes to really understand a concept is a considerate instructor who knows how to teach at your pace. Having worked with clients throughout Chicago since 2010. Woman International Master based in NYC. I played competitively and studied chess for the last 20 years. I bring a depth of professional experience and knowledge to those who are eager to expand their minds, talents, and skills.


Now is the time for you to get started learning that new skill you have always wanted to master. Contact me to see how I can be of service to you.


To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

Teaching experience
- Lead Chess Instructor in elementary/middle school (New York City 2017 - present time)
- Lead Pudong brunch Chess Instructor (Shanghai 2016 - 2017)
- Lead Chess Instructor (Chicago 2010-2016)
- Educating students through private and semi-private lessons online and live since 2009
- Teaching in private/public schools on elementary and middle school level since 2010
- Teaching intensive courses in chess camps for all levels and age groups 2010 - present time

Playing experience

- Finished fourth in the U.S. Women's Championships in 2012, 2015

- European Rapid Chess Youth Champion Girls U-18 2009
- #1 US Top Girls Under 21 from January 2012-December 2012
- Part of the U.S. National Team at Women's World Team Championship 2013, 2015
- Represented the U.S. team at the match USA against China 2013
- Life Master since 2012; Original Life Master since 2017