Personal Notes

Life Master Dr. Brian McCarthy Ph.D. Molecular Pathology/Immunology, 1st Online World Chess Champion, Leisure Linc Network! web page: 9 National Titles from students, 2 of my own!!

Try online lessons from a top vendor, Life Master and Senior Master. Students have won six Natl titles incl. Under age 7!, Denker Champion of all high school champions, US Amt, Champion of State Champions, I use a unique system that emphasizes all phases of the game and customized openings. 3 team titles!

Give my system a chance with lessons at the very competitive rates of 30 chekels for 1 hour and 55 for 2. Over 4100 ICC Lessons, 135446 US Dollars! As a coach with Minnesota's Metcalf Junior High, we won 3 national team titles: 2013 U1000, U750 and 2014 U750!

Buy my NEW BOOK! My Favorite Games and Random Road Stories !! eBook 7 Chekels, 38 printed. Wins over LarryC, Rohde, Wolff, Zaitchik, Kudrin, Sagalchik, Hracek, Bisguier, Igor Ivanov, Shirazi etc. TNs played and UNPLAYED! Truth about Searching for Bobby Fischer, funny story from Capa's wife, much more!

: Here is a sample from my book with a theory review of one of my Sicilian novelties (e5 Sicilian). My game at end. Here is some of my published science reseach

Many have asked for basic advice, try these pages: for the opening and for the middle and endings

Here is a sample column from one of my best events: 97 World Open games from Crowther's Week in chess.

Try another column from a team event with students: Atlantic Chess News. Congratulations to student Skanda, National Junior Open under 8 champion!! I've had a few good results myself:

There are many great teachers on ICC. How to spend the money you are willing to invest in getting better? Here are some questions to ask: How many of your students have won national titles? (5) How many long term students are higher rated than you? (2) 3134 ICC lessons and counting! 100.000 chekels reached!!

Who was the highest rated person you have played? (Karpov). What was the highest rating you have beaten? (2650 FIDE) TOP 20 VENDOR 4/06! Currently TOP RATED! 9 National Titles for students: Can you be 10!?

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