Coaches / Chess Instructor / Chess Mentor
National Master Jesse Cohen
Rating: FIDE: 2261, USCF: 2228
University of Wyoming, B.A., 2009
Jesse first learned chess from his grandfather at the age of nine. At the age of fourteen, he acquired a chess instructor, studied for hours on end every day, and became an accomplished tournament competitor. Through his success in tournaments, he gained national, state, and scholastic recognition. Jesse has been featured in print, media and commended by the President of the Colorado State Senate for his chess excellence.
Jesse’s teaching philosophy is to promote chess instruction in young minds for purposes of academic achievement as well as develop the expansion of critical thinking.
Jesse Cohen specializes in personalizing chess instruction tailored to each students’ specific needs and learning styles.
3 time Colorado State Champion (2004, 2013, 2014)
4 time Wyoming Open State Champion (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007)
2004 Colorado High School State Champion
2002 National Youth Action Champion/Team Captain
2002 Scholastic Closed Champion
Link to Jesse’s (Chess Mentor) USCF game statistics page – win rate 77.4%