John is the founder of TheChessAdvisor and a big-time, passionate chess lover. 

He started playing chess in his first year of Uni and has spent years practicing, honing, and mastering the noble game. 

John playing chess

John vs FM-elect Denfeya Callistus in 2021 (Guess who won the game?)

John chess certificate
John Arena Candidate Master Certificate

With 7+ years of experience, he has found himself playing in strong local, online, and FIDE-rated tournaments, even to the point of earning the Arena candidate master title.

John is rated 1913 (Blitz) on FIDE and has a peak rating of 2512 on Lichess. John is also a professional content strategist and marketer and he uses these skills to grow chess brands effectively.

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