2022 Summer Bootcamp

Registration: due by May 31st

Please follow instructions and register


First 3 sign-ups get a free game with review session with our masters.

Check back on this website to see FM Eric Li and FM Kevin Pan's master friends who will join us as coaches!

Offered in collaboration with DailyChessMusings.

Mission360 Chess Summer Camp.pdf

Coach Profiles

FM Eric Li

  • US Chess Federation All-America Chess Team, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • Pan American Youth Chess Championships, Gold Medalist, 2017

  • California and NJ Grade Champion, 2017, 2015

  • First place in the 51st Greater NY Scholastic Primary Championship sponsored by the Kasparov Chess Foundation, 2017 (link)

  • Qualified to represent USA in World Youth Championship many times

  • Achieved NM title at 10 and FM title at 12. FIDE peak rating over 2400 with two IM norm

  • Chess coach and volunteer for after-school program since 2021

FM Kevin Pan

  • 2018 National Elementary Champion and top 10 finish in 2019/2021/2022 National Scholastic Championships

  • Captain of school team to represent US in World School Team Tournament as part of Dubai World Expo 2020.

  • 10-time California state champion

  • Member of US Chess All American Team in 2015 and qualified to represent USA in World Youth Championship many times.

  • Captain and led his school chess team to national team champion in 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018!

  • Chess coach for National Champion school team since 2018

  • Presidents' Volunteer Service Award Gold in 2020 and 2021.

WCM Ashley Pang

  • Top 3 ranked 14-year-old female in the US.

  • 2018 World Cadets Chess Championship Bronze Medal

  • National Champion in the 2017 North American All Girls Championship,

  • North American Youth Champion 2016

  • State champion in the 2021 CalChess Women's State Championship.

  • Qualified to be on Team USA for the 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021

  • One of top boards for school team to represent US in World School Team Tournament as part of Dubai World Expo 2020.

FM Austin Mei

  • Defeated GM's Gabor Nagy and Aleksander Mista

  • 2346 FIDE rating

  • 2311 USCF rating

  • 2236 USCF online rating, #65 in the US

  • NM at 15, FM at 16

  • Represented Northern California at States Chess cup

  • 7th place at National Grade Championships

NM Abhinav Penagalapati

  • FIDE 2238

  • USCF 2207

  • NM at 15

  • 2nd place National Grade Championship 2020-2021

  • Chess coach and volunteer for multiple organizations since 2020