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Meet Our Founder
John at chessboard


Our chess company, founded in 2016, has quickly established itself as a leading institution in the Houston and Katy area, providing exceptional chess education and opportunities. While our company may be relatively young, our founder and principal instructor, John Hendrick, has been passionately teaching chess since 2007, accumulating extensive experience and expertise in the field.

With a strong foundation in the chess community, John Hendrick brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record to our organization. As a USCF Candidate Master and academic chess coach, he has dedicated his career to sharing his love for the game and inspiring others to reach their full potential.

Our company offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of our students. From private and group lessons to school programs and tournaments, we provide a supportive and enriching environment for chess enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.

We take great pride in our team of highly qualified instructors, who are passionate about chess and committed to delivering exceptional instruction. As we continue to grow, we are actively seeking talented individuals to join our team as high-quality employees. If you have a strong foundation in chess, a passion for teaching, and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of aspiring chess players, we invite you to be part of our dynamic and dedicated team.

At our chess company, we are driven by the belief that chess is a powerful tool for intellectual development, critical thinking, and personal growth. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to work closely with John Hendrick, an esteemed chess educator, and contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality chess education in the region.

Together, we can continue to build on our strong foundation, nurture the talents of our students, and make a lasting impact on the chess community.

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