About Us‎ > ‎

Demetrius Goins

My name is Demetrius Goins to my chess students I'm known as Coach Demetrius. I was born and raised in Oakland,Ca. I first learned the game of chess from my mother and in my teenage years I learned basic chess strategy from my uncle. With my passions for chess I have achieved a chess rating of 2166 USCF and 2141 FIDE. I'm currently active in playing tournaments to reach my goal of 2200 USCF.

I have been teaching chess to children and adults for quite some years. I'm a full time instructor for Success Chess School, Weibel Chess Team and Shoreview Chess. 

I love to teach chess! I strongly believe chess is a tool that can be used to cultivate human abilities through analyzing skills and confidence. 
-Coach Demetrius