FM Ramon Lorente is a FIDE Master from Cuba, with 2402 USCF rating and more than 25 years experience playing and teaching chess. He has coached championship-winning teams in his own country, Portugal, and the United States. In the US, he has worked in public and private schools in Texas, Kentucky, and Florida.
With a degree in Physical Education, Ramon has teaching experience as a bilingual instructor and ESL teacher assistant in Kentucky and Texas. He wrote a book about chess and math for early learners called "Chess 4 Math," and he worked for two years in a kindergarten classroom where he had the opportunity to successfully implement his material.
Ramon joined the NSCF team in 2018, working first in Florida for "The Sunrise Chess Center of Excellence" and Franklin Academy Character school. He recently moved to New York to become a full-time instructor with us.