Our Board of Directors, Volunteers, Tournament Directors and Classroom Instructors

The Pittsburgh Chess Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to chess education and promoting chess in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The club is an entirely volunteer organization. We cannot thank our volunteers enough for their sacrifice, dedication, and reliability.

Mark Jeromin
Mark JerominPresident, Board Member, Club Technologist
Board Term Ends: 2024
Patrick Barron
Patrick BarronVice President, Board Member, Tournament Director, and Club Technologist
Board Term Ends: 2025
Ken Harper
Ken HarperSecretary, Board Member
Board Term Ends: 2024
Glenn Brown
Glenn BrownTreasurer, Board Member
Board Term Ends: 2024
Yisrael Isaacson
Yisrael IsaacsonBoard Member
Board Term Ends: 2023
Finn Erik Øverlie
Finn Erik ØverlieBoard Member
Board Term Ends: 2023
Edward Dean
Edward DeanBoard Member, Instructor, 2021 Club Champion
Board Term Ends: 2023
Miles McCoy
Miles McCoyBoard Member, Club Steward, Tournament Director, Tournament Organizer
Board Term Ends: 2025
Samuel Timmons
Samuel TimmonsBoard Member, Club Steward
Board Term Ends: 2025
Steve O'Connor
Steve O'ConnorInstructor, Club Steward, Club Librarian
FM Bruce Leverett
FM Bruce LeverettEn Passant Editor
Peter Jansen
Peter JansenClub Steward
Greg Thomas
Greg ThomasClub Steward
Bill Beilstein
Bill BeilsteinClub Steward
Justin Glover
Justin GloverClub Steward, Club Technologist
Zachary Thompson
Zachary ThompsonClub Steward
James Shirley
James ShirleyClub Steward, Tournament Director
Jason Anfang
Jason AnfangClub Steward
Colin Henchy
Colin HenchyCIACS Project Manager, Instructor
Li Jiang
Li JiangCIACS Project Manager
Jules Coulson
Jules CoulsonCIACS Project Manager, Instructor
FM Gabriel Petesch
FM Gabriel PeteschInstructor, Coach
GM Alex Shabalov
GM Alex ShabalovInstructor, Coach
GM Bryan Smith
GM Bryan SmithInstructor, Coach
Kian Patel
Kian PatelInstructor
Chris Coleman
Chris ColemanOnline Tournament Organizer

Additional thanks to…

We would also like to thank others who have recently volunteered their time and/or equipment to the club:

  • Sam Timmons
  • Jason Anfang
  • Bill Beilstein
  • Daniel Kolich
  • Roy Provins
  • Greg Thomas
  • Peter Jansen
  • NM Franklin Chen
  • Melih Ozbek
  • Ilana Udler
  • Baiming Liu
  • James Shirley
  • Joshua Arabia
  • Matt Bradley
  • Matthew Lundberg
  • Sasha Rozovsky
  • Walter Angell
  • Zachary Thompson
  • FM Bruce Leverett
  • GM Alexander Shabalov
  • Tom Fort
  • IM Milos Stankovic
  • Ryan Leverett
  • Keith Robben
  • Nicho Athanassiou
  • Avi Teitelbaum
  • Travis McKenna
  • John Andrew Kopay
  • GM Bryan Smith
  • NM Jerry Meyers
  • FM Gabriel Petesch
  • NM Boyd Reed
  • Shane Barrett
  • CM Michael Opaska
  • Ashley Priore
  • Jeff Schragin
  • NM Joe Winwood
  • NTD Sam Shoykhet
  • Paul Cantalupo
  • NM Evan Park
  • Sean Evans
  • CM Narkeeran Narasimhan
  • NM Madhavan Narkeeran
  • NM Thomas Magar