International Master Javier is a professional Chess coach and titled FIDE Trainer who's been teaching chess for more than 20 years.
FIDE Rating:+2445. Lichess Blitz Rating: +2500 ICC Blitz rating: +2700
Javier is a dual (Spanish/Australian) citizen.
Here are some of his career highlights as a player:
1984 World Junior Championship, Kiljava, Finland
1985 World Junior Championship, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
1986 World Junior Championship, Gausdal, Norway (17th place)
1985 Australian Blitz Champion, Toowwoonba, Australia
1986 Asian Junior Championship, Manila, Philipines (3rd place)
1990 Earned International Master Title
1992 Shared third place in Spanish Championship
2005 Earned FIDE Trainer title
Javier has also won the following tournaments:
Doeberl Cup (Australia)
Sydney Junior championship (twice)
New South Wales Junior Championship (twice)
City of Sydney Champion (twice)
New South Wales Championship
Australian Junior Championship (2nd place)
Champion of the city of Huesca (both blitz and STC)
City of Zaragoza (Saragosse, blitz and STC, several times)
Champion of Aragon (both blitz and STC, several times)
1st place in the 8th Benasque Open
3rd place in the Spanish Championship
and winner of other less prestigous events
Javier has taught people of all ages and levels, from Children as young as 4 and 5, at kindergarten, to seniors over 75, and he's enjoyed the job just as much.
Here are some of the places He's taught at:
- Sydney Academy of Chess (Sydney's most prestigous chess teaching center)
- Private and public schools all over Sydney, amongst them some of the most prestigous schools in New South Wales: Kincoppal, Ascham, Sydney International Grammar, St. Aloysisus College, Sydney Boys High School, Barker College, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Trinity Grammar School, Redlands Crenmore, etc.
- ONCE (Blind people organisation in Spain).
Javier runs two chess coaching sites and has just created a new youtube channel.