Ed Scimia is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing 53 articles over the course of nearly 8 years. His speciality is chess and other games
- He is the author of five e-books books on competitive gaming including Texas Hold’em Strategy for Beginners
- Private chess instructor and tournament director
Ed Scimia is a freelance writer, private chess instructor, and USCF tournament director. He also served as editor of the USCF's first online newsletter, Chess Review Online. His chess accomplishments include first place finishes in the u1200 section of the 2002 World Open and the u1800 section of the 2007 Connecticut State Championships.
Ed received a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism from Syracuse University.
About The Spruce
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