Expert (USCF 2000-2199)
Ed Roche is an experienced chess player and coach, tying for first in the Colorado Junior Chess championship and winning the Denver Open. Ed reached a rating of 2100, USCF expert status. Following a long period of retirement from the game, Ed is now actively playing again on the internet and with the Main Line Chess Club. Ed was assistant coach for the Conestoga High School Team in 2010 and currently provides private lessons for several students.
Outside of chess, Ed holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering, and an MBA. He retired after 24 years from Johnson & Johnson, and now runs his own investment business and does business consulting work.