Mohit Verma’s passion for playing Chess has always been evident since he was first introduced to the game by his grade 2 teacher. Although he has never played on a competitive level, his passion was able to be continued when he was introduced to Chess in the Library by Yuanling Yuan. He was eager to not only join the organization but to take a role of leadership which lead him to be chosen as Junior Executive President for the 2012-2013 Executive Council. It was with the experience he acquired working as Junior Executive President that Mohit went on to be elected as President in the summer of 2013. As President, Mohit is the primary leader and spokesperson for Chess in the Library. He is responsible for setting agendas for executive meetings. He is also responsible for organizing all CITL tournaments and events as well as expanding the organization physically and structurally by expanding to new locations. Outside of the organization, Mohit is going in grade 12 in the IB program at Victoria Park C.I. In school in takes on other leadership roles such as being the Treasurer of the school’s Team of Leaders’ Executive council and Layout Editor of the Panther Press. Mohit is also the leader of the Political Discussion club and the Heart and Stroke Foundation club at his school. Outside of school Mohit plays ice hockey, plays guitar in 2 bands and teacher math at Kumon.