Ronald Jones

Ronald Jones has been an instructor and manager at the U.S. Chess Center since 2008. In addition to working with kids in various Chess Center programs and handling numerous administrative tasks, he directs tournaments at the Center. Prior to coming to Washington, D.C., Mr. Jones was an active member of chess communities in Chicago, Atlanta, and New York, and has mentored many young players along the way. In 2008, Jones won first place in the Garry Kasparov Problem Solving Contest in Harlem. He competes in the D.C. Chess League as a member of the Black Knights, and is the reigning D.C. Chess Champion.

Ronald Jones playing blitz with Phiona Mutesi.