National Scholastic Chess Foundation

Instructor Profile

Ed Eusebi

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NSCF Webmaster, Author, Instructor

Ed is the webmaster of He is responsible, as author or editor, for all of the chess content on this site. He is the co-author, with Sunil Weeramantry, of the best-selling chess book Best Lessons of A Chess Coach. Ed has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science.

Ed has reached the USCF Expert level in both over-the-board and correspondence chess, areas of competition which require diverse skills. Ed is also a Local Tournament Director of the USCF. He has directed several of the NSCF tournaments. He served as President of the Max Pavey Chess Club of Mount Kisco, New York from 1988 to 1991, and was the club champion in 1989. As player and captain, he helped lead the club's team to five straight Westchester Chess League Championships.

Ed also serves as a part-time instructor of the NSCF. His approach to chess training centers on deep analysis of one's own games, and on imparting the skills and discipline needed to excel in chess and life. He'll sometimes combine lessons in chess with references to history, literature, science, and math. For example, see this article on recursion in math and chess. Ed says: "Chess is a life of the imagination."

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