sam_photoSam Shankland is an American Chess Grandmaster on the United States National Team, the reigning Olympic Champions. He is a two time Olympiad Gold Medallist (2014 and 2016), a former World u-18 co-champion (2008), winner of several international events, and the third highest rated homegrown American player of all time. He has worked as an analyst for the reigning World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, training with him to prepare for the 2014 and 2016 World Championship matches.

FIDE Stats

Fide Rating: 2674
World Rank: 69
USA Rank: 5