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16th Annual Summer Chess Camp: June 23-27, 2020.

16th Annual Summer Chess Camp: June 23-27, 2020.

Posted on 06. Dec, 2019 by .

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For 15 years this was an integral part of Tucson Chess, One of the largest camps in AZ and the pride of ACFS! We wanted to post this way in advance so everyone can plan for it. Schedule (same as before): 9AM-4PM daily. Then Evening Events (Simul, Bughouse and Blitz) Saturday (June 27th) Rated Tournament […]

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Anaconda Winter Chess Camp: December 23

Anaconda Winter Chess Camp: December 23

Posted on 06. Dec, 2019 by .

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Winter Camp: Join us for the now-legendary Anaconda Winter Camp! It is specifically designed to enhance chess abilities and help prepare for upcoming chess tournaments. Unfortunately we might be able to hold as of now only a 1-day events though it can easily change. Every age group is welcome to join! It will be a […]

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AMERICAN OPEN K-3 WINNER!

AMERICAN OPEN K-3 WINNER!

Posted on 06. Dec, 2019 by .

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We normally don’t post much about students or friends who win tournaments, but once in a while we adjust. Today we are very proud to quickly introduce a special 3rd grader presented by Coach Levon Altounian: Nathan Thomas! He loves chess, always solves puzzles and often works with his brother who plays in higher groups. […]

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Thank You Tucson Chess Schools!

Thank You Tucson Chess Schools!

Posted on 06. Dec, 2019 by .

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It is a good time to be Thankful! Tucson Chess is experiencing an unprecedented growth in chess interest and we are here to help! The schools that we would like to mention for their wonderful involvement in the community: BASIS NORTH:  With our own Aleks Bekker (running his first Quick Event ever in November!) MYERS-GANOUNG […]

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Grand Prix #3

Grand Prix #3

Posted on 24. Apr, 2019 by .

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Join us for the 3rd Grand Prix. Players from the 15th Annual Western Alliance Summer Chess camp get complementary entry! Download the file here: WA19 tournament poster 8.5×11

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15th Annual Summer Chess Camp: June 25-29

15th Annual Summer Chess Camp: June 25-29

Posted on 17. Feb, 2019 by .

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15th Annual Western Alliance                                                 Summer Chess Camp: June 25-29, 2019 Join us for one of the largest Arizona Chess camps 15 years in a row! If you are interested in getting the most out of Summer Chess camps, this is the one to definitely not to miss. It is a4-day, all-day Camp from Tuesday to […]

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Sonoran Science Academy: 2019 Session

Sonoran Science Academy: 2019 Session

Posted on 21. Jan, 2019 by .

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SSA Winter-Spring Semester January 29- May 20th 2019. Join us for the continuation of the wonderful chess program jointly run between ACFS and Coach Ed Kestler. The first semester of this program was very successful: Dozen new students joined not only the club but also dipped their toes at the competitive aspect of chess- joining […]

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Winter Chess Camp: December 21-23,2018

Winter Chess Camp: December 21-23,2018

Posted on 18. Nov, 2018 by .

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Welcome to our Winter Camp at the Sonoran Science Academy! With its spacious rooms and a good, central location, we are happy to host the yearly event at one of the most prominent chess schools in Tucson. It will be  a 3 day, 2 hour per group Camp for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced groups. Each […]

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Sonoran Science Academy Chess Club 2018-19

Sonoran Science Academy Chess Club 2018-19

Posted on 12. Aug, 2018 by .

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Welcome to the adjusted version of a highly successful Chess Club at the Sonoran Science Academy. It will be organized by Arizona Chess For Schools at the request of the S.S.A Administration. The start date is set for August 28th and it will be based on a system of 2 equal semesters per year. The […]

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Labor Day Tucson Chess Camp: September 1-3

Labor Day Tucson Chess Camp: September 1-3

Posted on 08. Aug, 2018 by .

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Are you eager to get back to Chess and compete in tournaments? Are you interested in learning new stuff? Then join us for this Back-to-school Labor Day Camp! It will comprise of 3 different group levels and will be taught by a strong expert. Depending on the day, you will have a chance to learn […]

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June 26-30 Camp / Grand Prix recap

June 26-30 Camp / Grand Prix recap

Posted on 02. Aug, 2018 by .

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It was wonderful to see so many new faces all across the 4 groups, ranging from Beginner to Advanced. Thank you all Coaches and helpers: IM Levon Altounian, WGM Anjelina Belakovskaya, FM Ken Larsen, IM Alexey Duilgher, Experts Ed Kestler, Matthew Coy, Jacob Song, Zak Cancio, Rueshil Fadia, Brian Belakovsky, Aleks Bekker and others. And […]

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14th ANNUAL TUCSON SUMMER CAMP: JUNE 26-30TH

Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 by .

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Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp: June 26-30 It is that time of the year again! One of the largest Summer Chess Camps in Arizona is here. Summer Chess Camp + USCF tournament is Tucson is now open for registration! We had over 85 participants in 2017. The Camp is open to all ages and skill […]

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GRAND PRIX #3, JUNE 30TH

GRAND PRIX #3, JUNE 30TH

Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 by .

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o all tournament players, This event is the follow up of the general Grand Prix series and as usual takes place right after the Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp (June 20-29th). 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 […]

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Tucson Chess Center July Camp: July 2-6

Tucson Chess Center July Camp: July 2-6

Posted on 18. Apr, 2018 by .

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Join us for a very unique camp, a fine collaboration between TCC and Arizona Chess For Schools. It will comprise of a very fluid version of camps that students are so used to in Tucson. It will include Chess History as well as fun games in 1-3 groups fit for many age groups and levels. […]

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SUMMER CHESS CAMP: JUNE 26-30, 2018

SUMMER CHESS CAMP: JUNE 26-30, 2018

Posted on 15. Mar, 2018 by .

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Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp: June 26-30th. It is that time of the year again! One of the largest Summer Chess Camps in Arizona is here. Summer Chess Camp + USCF tournament is Tucson is now open for registration! We had over 85 participants in 2017. The Camp is open to all ages and skill levels, […]

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IST Grand Prix #2, March 25, 2018

IST Grand Prix #2, March 25, 2018

Posted on 12. Feb, 2018 by .

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To all tournament players, This event is the follow up of the general Grand Prix series and will be the 2nd one in the linup. 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 3 Sections and several possible […]

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GRAND PRIX 3 TOURNAMENT: June 24th, 2017

GRAND PRIX 3 TOURNAMENT: June 24th, 2017

Posted on 21. Apr, 2017 by .

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To all tournament players, This event is the follow up of the general 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 […]

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Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp: June 20-23

Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp: June 20-23

Posted on 09. Apr, 2017 by .

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It is that time of the year again! One of the largest Summer Chess Camps in Arizona is here again. Summer Chess Camp + USCF tournament is Tucson is now open for registration! We had over 75 participants in 2016. Open to all ages and skill levels, this wonderful Tucson tradition is in its 13th […]

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Grand Prix #3: June 25

Grand Prix #3: June 25

Posted on 09. Jun, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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June 21-25 Summer Chess Camp: Poster

June 21-25 Summer Chess Camp: Poster

Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by .

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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  

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