Before joining the staff of the chess center, Dan Maxwell taught linguistics at universities in Germany, worked on machine translation in the Netherlands, taught languages in DC, and helped run several stores.

Mr. Maxwell has the title of national master and has a doctorate in linguistics. After playing chess in many parts of the US and Europe as a representative of his school, his college, the army, or various chess clubs, he has found teaching chess to children to be a learning experience for himself as well as them and one which merits his enthusiasm and dedication.

Dan Maxwell at play

Dan Maxwell giving a lesson.