Paul Truong[ edit ]

Paul Truong, a child prodigy, is an 11-time Vietnamese Chess Champion, currently residing in the United States after fleeing Vietnam as a boat refugee.

He now represents United States on the international chess circuit and has won more than 120 Tournaments in the US, Asia and Europe. In 2004, he served as the Captain and Manager of the historic US Womenīs Olympiad Team, capturing first ever Olympiad medals for the United States. He is also a prolific chess trainer.

He current serves as the Chairperson of the Polgar Committee and he is a board member of the Susan Polgar Foundation ( Paul is one of the biggest advocates for Womenīs Chess and Scholastic Chess in the U.S.

Besides being an award-winning columnist and having written articles for many chess magazines and websites worldwide, he also coauthored the books "Teach Yourself Chess in 24 Hours", "World Championīs Guide to Chess", "World Championīs Guide to Tactics", and "Breaking Through".

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