John Herron is a retired computer programmer & analyst who now works part-time teaching chess to children.
John has taught thousands of children to play chess with his 1-2-3 approach.
He finished tied for first place in the 1992 U.S. Open Chess Tournament, Class C. He also coached a two-time Scripps National Spelling Bee finalist. His interests include artificial intelligence, backgammon, chess, go, poker, scrabble, bicycling, sailing, tennis, table tennis, volleyball, and wallyball.
John is also the author of numerous chess books including Total Chess and Totally Puzzled.