William Stewart FIDE Master – (Current Chess Rating: USCF : 2344 FIDE:2297)
William Stewart is an up and coming FIDE master with a FIDE rating now rated at over 2300+ placing him as the #2 highest rated chess player in Georgia and in the top 150 chess players in the United States. He is a United States Chess Federation life certified USA National Master. However, a good chess coach should have more than just a high rating but also a lot of experience teaching. Will has over 6 years of chess teaching experience and has been teaching chess ever since he became a 2000+ A list player. He particularly enjoys playing blitz games and encourages his students to improve their blitz rating as well. Will holds a Psychology degree from the University of Georgia and is intrigued by the psychology behind the great art of chess. He’s been coached by many famous masters such as GM Gregory Serper & IM Carlos Perdomo.
So far the highlight of his career was tying for the 1st place title in the Under 2200 Section at the Tournament “2009 World Open” in Philadelphia, with a prize of $10,500 dollars.