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THIS YEAR WITH A BIGGER COACHING TEAM INCLUDING GRANDMASTER ABREU AND INTERNATIONAL MASTER DETOLEDO!
Make this Nationals awesome, join the best team around! Our community of great players, parents and acclaimed coaches come together to create the supportive and fun experience Educational Light is celebrated for.
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Cuban Grandmaster Aryam Abreu has been teaching chess to children and top players in every age group for 15 years. His top flight students include Grandmaster Lenier Dominguez who is rated a whopping 2739 FIDE! As the official Cuban team trainer at two Olympiads and one World Cup, Aryam specializes in preparing students to compete in all levels of tournaments and has a unique approach to teaching endgames. A father of two wonderful girls, Grandmaster Abreu loves working with children, guiding them to experience the joy chess can inspire.
James Mann De Toledo
Brazilian International Master and chess author James Mann Toledo has been teaching chess in schools for over thirty years. His love of teaching chess is compelling! Thirteen of his students have won first place at national championships and two of them have since become Grandmasters. When he is not teaching and playing chess, James plays and teaches Shogi (Japanese Chess) and has recently won Shogi Championships in the U.S. and Brazil.