IM Jeremy Silman
International Master Jeremy Silman is a chess professional who has won the American Open, the National Open, and the U.S. Open; only a few other players have ever won all three of these prestigious events. Though highly respected as a player, Mr. Silman is better known as a world-class lecturer, teacher, and writer. The author of over thirty-eight chess books and one book on the psychology of gambling (ZEN AND THE ART OF CASINO GAMING), his work has been published by such houses as Maxwell/Macmillan, Cadogan, and Microsoft Press, with several books having been translated into German, French, and Italian. His chess articles, over a hundred, have appeared in English, Dutch, German, and American magazines.
Jeremy began to write fiction in 1994. His first screenplay, THE CHESS PLAYERS, was optioned by LMK Productions, Inc. at the end of that year.
In 2001, Mr. Silman was hired as the chess consultant for the motion picture, HARRY POTTER and the SORCERER’S STONE. He also acted as the chess consultant for the TV shows ARLISS, MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, MONK, and CRIMINAL MINDS.
Visit his website, http://www.jeremysilman.com