Pete Tamburro is an award winning chess writer and teacher. He was voted by his fellow chess journalists as Journalist of the Year in 2006. Pete is a regular feature writer for both Chess Life for Kids and Chess Life magazines. He hosts, with his son Matt, an Openings for Amateurs forum on www.njscf.org and is the chess columnist for the Newark, NJ, Star-Ledger.
He was also named New Jersey's Outstanding Teacher of History in 1990. Listed in Who's Who in America, he is currently teaching AP US History at the prestigious Frisch School in Paramus, where he also coaches a successful chess team. He's also coached high school and college basketball. His latest chess publishing effort involved being editor of the Kasparov Chess Foundation's Teaching Chess Step by Step three volume work, of which a school program may get a free first copy!