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Thomas Xuan

  • UNSW Mathematics PhD with full scholarship, first class Honours in Maths

  • Chess Candidate Master, International recognized official chess master

  • 2016 North Chess Club Champion

  • 2021 North Chess Club Rapid Champion

  • Multiple years chess coaching experience in private and selective schools

  • 2018 City of Sydney Rapid Chess Vice Champion


Clive Ng

  • FIDE Chess Master, International recognized official chess master

  • ACF rating 2200+, Quick rating 2400+

  • 10+ years chess coaching experience from beginners to advanced levels

  • 2020 City of Sydney Rapid Chess Champion

  • 2018 NSW Lightning Championship =1st

  • Writer and reporter for Australian Chess Federation (2017) Oceania Zonal

  • Chess tournament in New Zealand

  • Master of teaching in English and Economics, specialized in creative story
    writing and analytical essay writing


James Phan

  • 2022 UNSW Chess Club Vice-President

  • UNSW Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours),major in physics

  • Active and FIDE-rated competitive chess player with Australian Chess

  • Federation Quick Rating 2200+

  • Australian University Chess League Division A Champions

  • 2nd Place Rooty Hill Championship 2021

  • 2nd Place Rooty Hill Autumn Swiss 2021

  • 2nd Place Rooty Hill Blitz Championship 2021


Joshua Cruzado

  • 2022 UNSW Chess Club President

  • UNSW Computer Science/Engineering (Mechatronics) double degree

  • Leader for Voltage Kids Group in Grace West Anglican College to motivate
    kids for learning

  • Casual tutor, assists and teaches primary students

  • Has a passion in coding and programming. Learned programming languages consists of Python and C

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