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ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DECEMBER 23-24 AND 26-27

ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DECEMBER 23-24 AND 26-27

Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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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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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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ANACONDA SUMMER CHESS CAMP: AUG 17-18

ANACONDA SUMMER CHESS CAMP: AUG 17-18

Posted on 22. Jul, 2013 by .

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10th Annual Anaconda Summer Chess Camp celebrates its 10th Anniversary this summer! The 2-day Camp will take right when most schools get back in session and is designed to prepare chess players of every age and level. Once again we will have 3 groups divided by rating and strength and participants will have a chance […]

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RECAP: ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24th

RECAP: ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24th

Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 by .

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9TH ANNUAL ANACONDA CHESS CAMP DECEMBER 22-24TH. It is hard to believe but it has been almost an entire decade that we run the Anaconda Camps in the summer and in the winter. We are getting old! This year was also very successful, having around 30 students in 3 groups ranging from beginners to advanced […]

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ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24

ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24

Posted on 11. Dec, 2012 by .

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The Annual Winter Anaconda Chess Camp will be a 3-day long event where people can sign up for any of the days or all 3 days. The Instructors will once again be IM Levon Altounian and FM Ken Larsen. The subjects each day will include Openings, Middlegame and Endgames. There will be lots of trophies […]

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ANACONDA SUMMER CHESS CAMP: AUGUST 18-19TH

ANACONDA SUMMER CHESS CAMP: AUGUST 18-19TH

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .

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Pictures are from 2011 Anaconda Summer Camp ANACONDA SUMMER CAMP: AUGUST 18TH AND 19TH This is the 9th year I hold this camp in Tucson with 1 simple goal: to help players get back in a good shape before the schools and the tournament season start. Often Coach Ken Larsen or others join at the […]

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Recap: Anaconda Camp: Dec 26-28th

Recap: Anaconda Camp: Dec 26-28th

Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 by .

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One more wonderful event where it feels like 3 days were not enough for all the teaching, learning and all the fun we had. The duo with Coach Ken Larsen all these years has been working very well, as we compliment each other’s styles of teaching. Once again we had a record breaking numbers, especially […]

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UPCOMING: Anaconda Winter Chess Camp: December 26-28th

UPCOMING: Anaconda Winter Chess Camp: December 26-28th

Posted on 05. Dec, 2011 by .

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The Camp will be held December 26th through 28th. It starts on Monday and it fits very well right after Christmas and before New Years and when most schools are out. It is hard to believe, but this “new” idea is in its 8th year of making! The word “Anaconda” refers to the slow and […]

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Recap:Halloween Spooktacular Camp, October 29th

Recap:Halloween Spooktacular Camp, October 29th

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 by .

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  What a fun chess Camp! The costumes, masks and visual imagery was simply outstanding and it was extremely hard to pick the winner in each group for the best Costume. At the end we had to vote and see which one got the most nods. The Chess part was wonderful also: students tested their […]

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Anaconda Summer Chess Camp: August 5-7th: Finished

Anaconda Summer Chess Camp: August 5-7th: Finished

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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9th ANNUAL ANACONDA SUMMER  CAMP:August 5-7th 4 different rating  sections/ 1.5 or 2 hour a day groups. Objective: To have an explosive start in the 2010-2011 chess season. Main Instructor: International Master Levon Altounian, 2008-2011 AZ. State Champion. What a Camp! We did not have any complete beginners sign up (I think that is rather […]

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Recap: Winter Chess Camp- Dec 26-28th

Recap: Winter Chess Camp- Dec 26-28th

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

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Anaconda Winter Camp: December 26th-28th, 2010 Anaconda Chess Camps are now in their 7th year of making and as popular as ever. As many of you know, we organize a Winter Camp at the end of each December and the Summer Camp in the middle of every August. For the 2010 Winter  Camp ACFS decided […]

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WINTER HOLIDAY CHESS CAMP: DECEMBER 26-28TH

WINTER HOLIDAY CHESS CAMP: DECEMBER 26-28TH

Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 by .

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Please download the flyers below for the Winter Chess Camp, taught by IM Levon Altounian and FM Ken Larsen. There will be 3 Main groups and 1-day Strategy Session Camp for 1500+ players. Download PDF 2010 holiday poster small Download DOC file Holiday Anaconda December 2010

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Anaconda Summer Chess Camp 2010: Recap

Anaconda Summer Chess Camp 2010: Recap

Posted on 16. Aug, 2010 by .

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And so the 8th Annual Anaconda Summer Chess Camp that took place August 13-15th , 2010, came to close. This Camp is a traditional event that is usually held on the week when most schools start (mid-August) and is designed to help students get their “groove” back in chess, so to speak. Arizona Chess For […]

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8th Annual Anaconda Summer Chess Camp. August 13-15, 2010

8th Annual Anaconda Summer Chess Camp. August 13-15, 2010

Posted on 12. Aug, 2010 by .

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Study of Openings, Middlegame and Winning Tactics. August 13-15, 2010 ( Friday-Sunday)

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Anaconda Summer Chess Camp. August 14-16, 2009

Anaconda Summer Chess Camp. August 14-16, 2009

Posted on 11. Jul, 2009 by .

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This camp is a great way to prepare for the 2009-2010 chess year. Subjects will include openings, middlegames, and winning tricks. 4 Groups, ranging from Beginner to 1600. The fastest way to get back into chess after the summer!

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Anaconda Chess Camps

Anaconda Chess Camps

Posted on 01. Jun, 2009 by .

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These bi-annual Chess Camps-held in the summer and winter, have been a Tucson tradition for the past 6 years. They have steadily increased in popularity with each passing year, due to our successful combination of serious chess, genuine chess enjoyment, and fun. Students are awarded with trophies, medals, and prizes for participation, good behavior, and […]

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