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OUR coaches

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WIM Beverly Mendoza

Coach Beverly has been an active member in the Philippines National Women's Team for years, representing her country in world events like the Asian Zonal, SEA Games and Olympiad, and achieved the title Women International Master (WIM) during a her stint in Olympiad, Turkey year 2000. 

Being a seasoned player, Beverly certainly has a lot of experience to offer to young aspiring chess players.

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Josephine Berago (AFM)

Coach Josephine has been teaching chess passionately for many years now.  She is known for her patience and instilling perserverance in her students.

 

Coach Josephine has a rating of 1900 (NCFP) and is an Arena FIDE Master (AFM)

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NM John Michael Silvederio (AGM)

Coach Michael has vast coaching experience including overseas posting in the UAE.  He has worked with many children and helped elevate their level of play to formidable standards.

Coach John is rated at 2200 (FIDE & NCFP), a National Master (NM) and an Arena Grandmaster (AGM)

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Christopher Diaz (AGM)

Coach Chris has worked in many countries as a chess coach and spent many years in Singapore training successful teams in schools.

Coach Chris is rated at 2043 (FIDE) when at peak, a National Instructor (NI), National Arbiter (NA) and an Arena Grandmaster (AGM)

That's what chess is all about.  One day you give your opponent a lesson, the next day he gives you one.

 

        ~ Bobby Fisher ~

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