Throughout his childhood life and teen years Allen Chi has found great passion and skill in the areas of chess, gaming, and technology. This has led him to pursue a career in education and video game consulting.
Allen Chi Gaming Enthusiast
Video games have always been a favorite after school activity for Allen Chi. With passions for IT tech and technology in general, he enjoys collecting different gaming systems and learning about their histories, different updates, and functions. It is exciting to see how far the video game industry has come from simplistic "up or down" games like Pong to new Virtual Reality games where things feel completely three-dimensional.
Allen Chi also enjoys situational and strategy games that involves consequences for particular decision making. Some of his favorite video game series of all time include:
- Super Mario Brothers
- Call of Duty
- Final Fantasy
- The Legend of Zelda
- The Elder Scrolls
In relation to situational and strategy video games, Allen Chi is also a great fan of chess. Growing up playing board games like Candy Land, Checkers, Parcheesi, and beyond, he became very interested in math, strategy, and critical thinking. As he got older, he learned to play chess with his brothers and father.
As a teen, Allen Chi helped organize and start a chess club for his high school which is still running strong today. Chess has impacted his life in many ways both personally and socially. He met some of his closest friends playing chess and has gained valuable skills and experience to put towards his future career plans including paying attention to detail, ability to focus on the task at hand, ability to look ahead and think progressively, and much more.
Through both chess and gaming, Allen Chi has allowed his mind to grow and develop in many exciting ways. His love for technology keeps him interested in the future and how things work. As he gets older, it seems he will enter a career path in the IT tech industry or a field relating to engineering, science, or technology. He has also developed interests in different charity and nonprofit organizations to help create positive initiatives in the community. Stay tuned to see more from Allen Chi and what he plans to do next.
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