Elliott Neff’s path to becoming a national chess master began with casual Sunday afternoon chess matches with his dad. At eight years old, he competed in his first chess tournament; at 12, he committed to the goal of becoming a champion, and three years later he achieved that goal.
Tune in for a unique conversation about Neff’s journey and explore:
Neff is a professional chess coach with the highest level of certification, author of A Pawn’s Journey: Transforming Lives One Move at a Time, and founder/CEO of Chess4Life, a platform that teaches kids critical thinking, problem solving skills, and emotional intelligence through chess.
He discusses his journey to becoming a chess master and what it’s like to teach kids the game, sharing surprising insights and strategies along the way, and even doing a quick demonstration that’s sure to impress.
Press play to hear the full conversation and learn more at https://chess4life.com/.
Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr