John Michael Burke
John Burke earned his Grandmaster title in April 2018. John is a resident of Brick, NJ, and has earned multiple New Jersey State championships, as well as multiple U.S. Chess All-American team designations. In 2015, he became the youngest junior to surpass a rating of 2600 FIDE. John has played at the Saint Louis Chess Club many times before and finished in first place in the 2017 Saint Louis Invitational. He is the reigning U.S. Masters Champion.