NM Aaron Grabinsky
Aaron is from a small town of 4000 on the southwest Oregon coast. Despite the travelling obstacles and not learning the game until 11 years of age, he was able to climb to over 2300 FIDE with no formal coaching in under eight years. Aaron has dominated the top spot on the Oregon juniors list for three years straight before moving to St. Louis to study chess at Webster University. Aaron's greatest achievement is making 5.5/9 in the 2016 SPICE Cup and gaining his first International Master norm. His current FIDE rating is 2380.