GM Daniel Naroditsky
Daniel Naroditsky is a Grandmaster, World Youth Under-12 Champion (2007), U.S. Junior Champion (2013), three-time U.S. Scholastic Champion, and author of two chess books.


  • Since June 2014, Daniel has written an endgame column for Chess Life Magazine, replacing GM Pal Benko as the regular endgame columnist.
  • From February 2014 - August 2016, Daniel wrote a weekly column for He posted weekly about everything from his personal chess journey to his latest strategic breakthroughs. Read them all here. Daniel's column has attracted over 1.5 million hits.
  • Daniel was a featured celebrity on IfOnly: Extraordinary Experiences for Good.

  • Daniel's books, Mastering Positional Chess: Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion and Mastering Complex Endgames: Practical Lessons on Critical Ideas & Plans, are available for purchase. To order one or both books, please visit the Books page. If you would like an autographed copy, please e-mail Daniel directly. 
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