Creator and Founder of PowerChess, Powell Walker

Inspired. Passionate. Dedicated.

Powell is an energetic instructor dedicated to promoting critical thinking skills and a love of learning through engaging multi-media presentations, hands-on learning, and competitive tournaments. Exceptionally skilled in leading activities designed to be both fun and educational. Committed to optimizing every student’s success by providing assistance and instruction to various levels of learners within the same classroom. Passionate about bringing the love of chess and friendly competition to students of all ages and abilities. Some of Powell’s chess accomplishments include:

  • Ranked Top 100 chess player in the U.S. (2016-2023)
  • International Youth Chess Champion (2016) 
  • Two-time Arizona HS State Chess Champion
  • Currently top five highest-rated players in Utah 
  • United State Chess Federation Candidate Master 
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