Florin Felecan

Florin Felecan (Indian Trail), an International Master rated over 2400, will coach the advanced players.  Florin lives in Evanston and is a former multiple junior national champion of Romania.  He played in three Junior World Championships, finishing in 7th Place in Germany in 1992.  He also played in three junior European Championships, tying for 1st Place in 1994.  Florin went undefeated in winning the 1998 national Denker Tournament of High School Champions in Hawaii.  He continues to compile an extraordinary record, including serving as one of four advisors on the World team in the “Kasparov versus The World” chess match in 1999, and winning his first game against a grandmaster at the age of 14.  One of his latest wins against a grandmaster was against Yuri Shulman in the 2009 Chicago Open.