FINISHED! 9TH ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP

FINISHED! 9TH ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP

Posted on 04. Jul, 2014 by .

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9TH ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE SUMMER CHESS CAMP TUCSON, JUNE 24-28TH, 2014. We have done it! This Summer Camp was packed with non stop action and a record breaking crowd of more than 100 participants,coaches, helpers and players. Thank you all for being part of this event! Here are several highlights from the event: 85 students [...]

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GRAND PRIX #3:JUNE 28TH, 2014

GRAND PRIX #3:JUNE 28TH, 2014

Posted on 23. May, 2014 by .

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This will be the last one in the Grand Prix series for this 2013-2014 school year. We do hope to see you there as usual and please remember that it is also traditionally part of the Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp so those who join us for the June 24-27th Camp, play the tournament for [...]

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9th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: June 24-28, 2014

Posted on 23. Feb, 2014 by .

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We are pleased to announce  that the biggest Summer Camp in Tucson is now open for everyone who would like to be part of a chess tradition and learn and practice so much chess in just a week! General Groups Invitational basis only. Earliest applicants will be considered first, and spots will be reserved in [...]

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FEBRUARY 22ND MONTHLY CAMP

FEBRUARY 22ND MONTHLY CAMP

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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Join us on February 22nd for the upcoming Monthly Chess camp! Camps are a great way to learn what normal chess clubs and even private lessons cannot cover. The topic this time will be about the balance between ATTACK! and the opposite side of the coin: DEFENSE! Students will have a chance to learn from [...]

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BIO5 SPRING OPEN:MARCH 22

BIO5 SPRING OPEN:MARCH 22

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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Do not miss it! BIO5 SPRING OPEN is scheduled for MARCH 22nd at the comfortable rooms of the Bio5 Research Facility. Here are some highlights about it: A. It is one of the most comfortable places ever to play chess in Tucson!Extremely spacious, safe and clean environment. B. It showcases relatively large prize money fund [...]

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Satori School: 2014 Bronze Medalist!

Satori School: 2014 Bronze Medalist!

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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3RD PLACE AT THE 2014 AZ STATE GRADES! Congratulations to Satori School for such a wonderful accomplishment. The club has made great strides going from just an after school club to a full contender for top honors in Arizona! It is a please for us working with Satori school, its administration and the ACFS Coach [...]

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Coach Levon: Top 5 Game finisher of the year!

Coach Levon: Top 5 Game finisher of the year!

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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Enjoy the Article and thanks again to all teammates, Organizers and of course USCL. Playing for the Arizona Scorpions is always a pleasure. This year Levon had a great Season once again: 3 Wins/3 Draws- all with titled players with a 2690 USCF Performance Rating. But the highlight for him was the fact that 2 [...]

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ACFS 2013 December Events:Recap

ACFS 2013 December Events:Recap

Posted on 26. Jan, 2014 by .

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BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH The month started on a high note with the BIO5 Chess Club at UofA organizing their 2nd Annual Winter Open. It consisted of 4 Sections and in the Open Section show the likes of the Arizona current State Champion IM Levon Altounian, prominent Tucson Chess Coach FM Ken Larsen and [...]

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ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 23-24 and DEC 26-27

ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 23-24 and DEC 26-27

Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 by .

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10th ANNUAL ANACONDA WINTER CAMP WINNING CHESS STRATEGIES SESSION 1: DEC 23-24TH SESSION 2: DEC 26-27TH The Anaconda Winter Camp is here again! Help us celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this amazing idea by joining us for either 1 or both sessions. The instructors again will be IM Levon Altounian and Fm Ken Larsen. Camps [...]

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GRAND PRIX #2: DECEMBER 21ST, 2013

GRAND PRIX #2: DECEMBER 21ST, 2013

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by .

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Welcome to the Grand Prix #2! It will be the 2nd one from the 2013-14 Season as you might have correctly guessed! It will be very similar to the Grand Prix #1 in terms of how it is run, the place it is hosted, overall sections, trophies, medals and so on. Click on the flyer [...]

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Grand Prix #1 Recap

Grand Prix #1 Recap

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by .

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Grand Prix #1 November 9th,2013 IST School What a wonderful event! Over 70 participants of all age groups and levels. There were 3 sections (Open, Reserve and Booster) with many subsections. Prizes were awarded all accross the criteria, starting from the largest game upsets by rating for each round to the “youngest participant” and “best [...]

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BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH, 2013

BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH, 2013

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by .

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 USCF RATED TOURNAMENT BIO5 WINTER OPEN DECEMBER 7TH at U OF A. The BIO5 at the University of Arizona will host its Annual Winter Open on December 7th. This will be the 2nd USCF rated Winter events the Bio5 will hold and we do hope to make this a year long cycle. Players of all [...]

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HALLOWEEN CAMP: NOVEMBER 2

HALLOWEEN CAMP: NOVEMBER 2

Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by .

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A SPECIAL HALLOWEEN CHESS CAMP NOVEMBER 2, 2013. Camps are an easy and wonderful way to get chess experience and gain special knowledge. Especially if it is filled with spooky stuff and scary prizes. The checkmates and tactical abilities stay the same on the chess board though because they help win trophies. And trophies are [...]

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GRAND PRIX #1 : NOVEMBER 9

GRAND PRIX #1 : NOVEMBER 9

Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by .

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GRAND PRIX #1 NOVEMBER 9TH, 2013 NOW WITH CASH PRIZES IN THE TOP SECTION! And so it starts again! The new and exciting chess season and with it- the Grand Prix tournaments. LOCATION- INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON (IST) (between Campbell and Grant) The event is open for any age that knows the chess moves but [...]

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