Degrees and Certifications:

Larry Bias has been the varsity chess team advisor at East HS since 1997. He has also been a guidance counselor at East HS since 1993. As the varsity chess coach, his team has amassed a multitude of awards and accomplishments. He also holds a professional membership as a U.S. Chess Federation Coach and is a lifetime member of the U.S. Chess Federation and the PA State Chess Federation. Education: Masters Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Bachelor’s Degree from East Stroudsburg University.

Mr. Larry Bias

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Team Accomplishments:

MVC Tournament Champions - 2000-present.

EPC Team Champions (established in 2014) - 2014-present.

MVC Team Champions - 2000-2014.

PA Coastal Team Champions.

Greater Philadelphia Team Champions.

Greater Pocono Team Champions.

PA State Amateur Team Champions.

Divisional National Champions.

U.S. Amateur Team Champions.

Program Expectations/Coaching Philosophy:

I expect all the players to enjoy the game and play their best. Excellence and hard work goes hand in hand.

Upcoming Season Goals:

We will strive to win both the MVC and EPC Championships. We are also working toward winning the state title.

Off-Season Programs/Summer Camp Announcements:

Virtual chess play through Lichess and