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Expert John Valentine
Revised: 08/06/2008

Phone: 401.497.2381

I am a national expert. I have experience teaching players ages 4-65, male and female. I have coached individual and classroom scholastics, as well as individual and classroom adults. I have almost ten years of experience in coaching chess. I was also a scholastic player, therefore I have first-hand experience in what it was like to compete in that area. I hold the record for youngest RI chess club champion (15 years, 6 months). I am twice a former RI High School chess champion. I was a former northeast champion under age 21. I have been trained by my long-time friend, Jorge Sammour-Hasbun and taught in his former academy in Fall River, MA for 4 years. My rates are very reasonable. My phone # is (401) 497-2381. My e-mail is 

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