Episode 04- International Master-Elect Kostya Kavutskiy

Photo courtesy of  UsChess.org

Photo courtesy of UsChess.org

Fresh from earning his 3rd and final IM norm, Kostya joins the podcast to tell us about his initial introduction to chess as a young kid in  Los Angeles, and then about the event that rekindled his dormant interest in chess as a teenager.  We then discuss his ascendant career playing, teaching and writing about chess. You can read Kostya's writing on chess.com and in Chess Lifeand follow him here on twitter.

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