ESP Biography

AILEEN MA, MIT sophomore studying computer science

Major: 6-3

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Past Classes

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X13778: 1001 Knights in HSSP Spring 2020 (Feb. 29, 2020)
Any chess player interested (which does not mean at least Class A chess players will find the course simple) will learn the holes in endgame knowledge that most good chess players have. From distant oppositions to dizzying triangulations to knight mates (well not really), students will have mastered basic to advanced endgame mating techniques and solidly understood the most important aspect of the game, for without understanding the endgame, middlegame strategy would be shapeless.

X13221: Chess Theory: From the Basics to Advanced Strategy in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Whether you play chess casually or are a competitive tournament player, come join us for a two hour long class about chess theory, strategy, and history. Topics will include openings, middlegame, endgame, Art of Attacking, Art of Defense, AI in chess (technical), and World Champions.

W12639: Chess and Chess Puzzles in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Rook no further! We have all the chess you are looking for. From chess puzzles to rapid bullet to bughouse chess, people of all ages and skill levels are welcome to stop by and get their daily dose of chess!