Lesley-Ann Knee has been involved with Chessmates for over 6 years.
Excelling as a student, placing in the top 60 for females players her age in the country.
She is also a state champion swimmer!!
She has begun to teach others becoming a Chessmates instructor.
When did you start playing Chess? Why?
I started playing chess in 6th grade when I first join Chess Club.
What is your most memorable game?
My most memorable game would be when in 6th grade and I beat my father for the first time.
What is your favorite piece?
All of them 🙂
Why do you like teaching chess?
I enjoy teaching because it means another opportunity to show people that chess is not only a strategic board game but also one that can bring many minds together in different ways.
I work for Miramont Lifestyle Fitness as a swim instructor during the weekends and a student at Fossil Ridge High School. I’m a swimmer for Fort Collins Area Swim Team and ranked in the top 60 females in my age group in America.