Shawn Hoshall Chess

USCF National Chess Master Shawn Hoshall

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Northern Virginia Chess league 2017

A little bit about my background:

  • United States Chess Federation National Chess Master Title –1990
  • Private chess coach in Northern Virginia- 2010-2019
  • Coach with Ashburn Chess Club and Think Ahead Chess
  •  Virginia Senior Open Champion – 2018
  •  Ranked #19 chess player in the state of Virginia (as of August 2019)
  •  Ranked #63 senior chess player (over 50 years old) in the U.S. (as of August 2019)
  • Team Captain and player – Ashburn Chess Club Open Team in the DC Chess League -2010-2016
  • Masters Degree in Experimental Psychology, from Towson University 1994: Master’s Thesis:  Origins of Chess-skill: Are Non-Domain Related Characteristics Involved?
  • B.A. in Psychology and Economics from Wake Forest University, 1990.

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Northern Virginia Chess League 2017

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