Rebecca Hou comes from China. At 10 years old she won her first national chess championship, after only 5 years of chess training.


She has become a dedicated teacher as her lifetime profession right after her Masters degree in psychology. Besides chess, she has taught psychology, mathematics and Mandarin. For last five years she has held classes in China, the US and the UK, with different age groups from a great variety of backgrounds. She is currently teaching 4 primary schools in London, for both curriculum time and clubs.


She is so happy and self-esteemed to see her pupils enjoying chess and her classes. She finds herself very lucky to be able to spend so much time with kids, and to teach them something both interesting and beneficial.