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In Episode 163, I converse with National Expert Jason Ciano, one of our instructors, who has been teaching chess for 20+ years at schools including PS166, Trinity and Greenwich Country Day School. He has trained five national champions. Jason Ciano is also an International Master in bridge.
We speak about the controversial Chess Ratings North West system, the Seattle chess scene, Jason's coaching from Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan, the value of the king, chess improvement tips, the rapid improvement and inspiration of Tani Adewumi, the parallels between chess and bridge and more.