Welcome back! This event is the next logical installment of the Grand Prix series and as usual takes place right after the Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp (June 21-24). If you are looking to play chess, practice lines and have fun while trying to gain rating points- this event is for you! It will have [...]
Please feel free to share the information with your chess colleagues, teams and students! WA16 poster 11×17 camp letter 16 WA 8.5×11 flyer WA 16 tournament flyer
Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by admin.
The biggest Summer Chess Camp + USCF tournament is Tucson is now open for registration! 80+ participants in 2015. Open to all ages and skill levels, this wonderful Tucson tradition is in its 12th year. Download your registration form below! General Groups Invitational basis only. Earliest applicants will be considered first, and spots will be [...]
Join us on September 12th for the Grand Prix #1 of the 2015-2016 school year Grand Prix Events!. It should be a great mix of fun and seriousness mixed with USCF rating gain possibility excitement. This time we team up with the Chess For Charity, Academy of Tucson and The Gregory School to bring you an exciting mix [...]
Posted on 29. Apr, 2015 by admin.
The biggest summer chess camp is Tucson is now open for registration! Open to all ages and skill levels, this wonderful Tucson tradition is in its 11th year. Download your registration form below! General Groups Invitational basis only. Earliest applicants will be considered first, and spots will be reserved in the order in which they [...]
Join us on June 27th for the conclusion of the 2014-15 school year Grand Prix Events!. They will restart again in few months and meanwhile here is your chance to finish the year strong. It is run right after the 11th Annual Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp (June 23-26th- see the other post) so as [...]
Welcome to a very unique concept for a daily camp. 2 International Masters (Levon Altounian and Alexei Diulgher) teaching the groups in the most fun and interactive way possible. Any level is welcome in those 3 groups. ATTACK! DEFENSE! PREPARE FOR THE UPCOMING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WildCats (100-400) 9:30 – 11:30 a.m $35 [...]
TUCSON GRAND PRIX #3 FEBRUARY 28TH, 2015. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON. JOIN US FOR THE GRAND PRIX #3! SAME LOCATION, SAME PRIZES, SAME CHANCE TO GAIN USCF RATING AND HAVE FUN! REGISTRATION BY MAIL AND AT EVENTS4CHESS.COM BY CLICKING ON THE GRAND PRIX#3 ICON. 4 ROUNDS USCF RATED 40 MIN+5 SEC DELAY. 3 MAIN [...]
SESSION 3 JANUARY 15th marks the start of the popular Fort Lowell Chess club SESSION 3! It is open to anyone currently attending an after-school chess program or not. Home-schooled or attending a private school with no chess club. The club aims to accommodate all who would like to improve chess and their chess rating, [...]
ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DECEMBER 23-24 AND 26-27 2 SESSIONS! 11th Year in making! Coaches Levon Altounian and Ken Larsen know how to bring fun to chess during the Holidays!The Camp will have 3 different groups with different subjects coverage each day, prizes and surprises! This Camp will greatly help you prepare for the 2015 AZ [...]
GRAND PRIX #2: takes place DECEMBER 20th at the International School of Tucson (Intersection of Grant and Campbell) Join us for the 2nd event in the highly addictive Grand Prix series! As usual, it will consist of 3 Main section and several subsections. Prizes, trophies and medals will be awarded not only for top 3 [...]
Middlegame Strategy PRINCIPLES / ATTACKS / STRATEGIES Instructor: IM LEVON ALTOUNIAN 2008-CURRENT ARIZONA STATE CHAMPION Wild Cats (100-400) 9:30 – 11:30 a.m $35 Coyotes (500-800) 11:45 - 1:45 p.m $35 Hawks (900-1250) 2:00 - 4:00 p.m $35 BEST COSTUME PRIZE FOR EACH GROUP! SIGN UP EARLY / 5-15 PER GROUP Family discounts available. [...]
NOVEMBER 15TH / DECEMBER 20TH HOW THE GRAND PRIX SYSTEM WORKS:The Grand Prize Winners will be decided based on their total score in the total of 4 Grand Prix tournaments throughout the chess season. It will depend on player’s total score in the tournaments together with their added bonus points. To find out more, please [...]
Anyone Under 1500 USCF and over the age of 5 can join! We are starting back the club on September 2nd and below is the breakdown by date and level. Tuesdays 5PM-6PM (Under 1000 USCF)- TOURNAMENT PLAY LEVEL Thursdays 5PM-6PM (Under 1000 USCF)- TOURNAMENT PLAY LEVEL Thursdays 6PM-7PM (Under 1600 USCF)- ADVANCED TOURNAMENT PLAY LEVEL [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2014 by admin.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]