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In Episode 183, I converse with Jay Stallings, Founder of Coach Jay's Chess Academy, live from Dubai. He is an Expert-level chess player and certified FIDE Trainer with 25 years coaching experience. He runs a non-profit organization that has taught chess to over 40,000 students. He and his wife, Michel, have two sons, both of whom played chess in tournaments from coast to coast.
We speak about the influence of Bobby Fischer, thoughts on the 2021 Magnus Carlsen-Ian Nepomniachtchi World Championship Match, a reflection on the 1927 Alekhine- Capblanca World Champiopnship Match, meeting Former World Championship Candidate Fabiano Caruana, top tips for chess improvement, the importance of studying positional chess, an overview of his 15 books, pawn play strategy, a preview of his project with Square Off.