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11th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: June 23-27,2015

11th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: June 23-27,2015

Posted on 29. Apr, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Grand Prix #4: June 27, 2015

Grand Prix #4: June 27, 2015

Posted on 28. Apr, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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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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GRAND PRIX #4 SHORT RECAP!

GRAND PRIX #4 SHORT RECAP!

Posted on 04. Jul, 2013 by .

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GRAND PRIX #4 JUNE 29TH, 2013 This was the last of the 2012-2013 Grand Prix series held at the International School of Tucson (IST) This time the tournament was attached to the Western Alliance Chess Camp but normally it is a “freestanding” event. It also showcased cash prizes in the top 2 sections. When the […]

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2013 WESTERN ALLIANCE SUMMER CAMP RECAP

2013 WESTERN ALLIANCE SUMMER CAMP RECAP

Posted on 04. Jul, 2013 by .

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8TH ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE JUNE 25-28TH, 2013 At the International School of Tucson (IST) One of the largest chess Camps in Arizona and the largest in Tucson took place at the end of June as usual. The Camp consisted of the Main Event (9AM-4 PM), the Evening Events (5PM-7PM) and the Grand Prix #4 tournament […]

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Grand Prix #4: June 29th

Grand Prix #4: June 29th

Posted on 25. May, 2013 by .

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GRAND PRIX #4: JUNE 29TH, 2013 It will have be similar to the previous Grand Prix tournaments and held also at the International School of Tucson (IST) near UMC Hospital between Campbell and Grant streets. Players get a chance to win trophies, medals and of course cash prizes in the top 3 sections! This tournament […]

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8th Annual Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp: June 25-29, 2013

Posted on 24. May, 2013 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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Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp ’13 Registration Forms

Posted on 23. May, 2013 by .

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Download the camp registration form, evening activities registration form, and the Grand Prix #4 Registration Form Below: Download WA ’13 Camp Letter and Registration Form Download WA ’13 Evening Activities Registration Form Download Grand Prix #4 USCF Rated Tournament Registration

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TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP: JUNE 26-30TH

TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP: JUNE 26-30TH

Posted on 09. May, 2012 by .

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The 7th Annual Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp is under way and open for registrations. There are less than 2 months left before the next Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp! This is your chance to join the largest Tucson camp of the year with amazing Instructors at a very affordable rate. Official Camp […]

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7th ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP DATES! JUNE 26-30TH

7th ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP DATES! JUNE 26-30TH

Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by .

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The dates for the biggest Tucson summer chess camp are here! It is never too early to plan for big chess events so we post this early for everyone’s convenience. The 7TH ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP will be held in the Central Tucson! The International School of Tucson (newly relocated to the […]

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Recap: Chinese Center USCF Tournament: Dec 17th

Recap: Chinese Center USCF Tournament: Dec 17th

Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 by .

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The 4th one of its kind event took place at the spacious Tucson Chinese Cultural Center on December 17th. What a wonderful tournament! In addition to a record breaking participation, we also had a great turn-out in the “Master” section. It is a section that is notoriously hard to organize, since many professionals are not […]

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IM MAC MOLNER AND FM PEDRAM ATOUFI CONFIRMED FOR DECEMBER 17TH TOURNAMENT!

IM MAC MOLNER AND FM PEDRAM ATOUFI CONFIRMED FOR DECEMBER 17TH TOURNAMENT!

Posted on 08. Dec, 2011 by .

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  We have wonderful news: For the Tucson Chinese Center Winter Open we have 2 great additions (players) for the “Master” section and 2 general additions to make the even even more exciting! International Master Mac Molner (who recently moved to Tucson)  and FM Pedram Atoufi ( funder of the Scottsdale Unity Chess Club) will […]

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Recap: League Match #2

Recap: League Match #2

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 by .

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The League Match #2 (November 5th, 2011) results are out! The tournament was held at a spacious Harelson Elementary school and hosted a couple of hundred players in K-3, K-6 and K-8 sections. The tournament was in the Individual format, although there were trophies for Team winners too. Here is the link to the rating […]

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6th Annual Western Alliance Summer Camp, June 21-25th: Finished

6th Annual Western Alliance Summer Camp, June 21-25th: Finished

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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June 21-25th, 2011 The 2011 Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp traditionally takes place on the last week of June, traditionally at the spacious grounds of the Green Fields Country Day school. This all-day camp (9AM-7PM) is a great mix of chess lectures on broad spectrum of subjects and real life chess practice and training. The […]

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6th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp; June 21-25, 2011

6th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp; June 21-25, 2011

Posted on 09. May, 2011 by .

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We’re pleased to announce the dates for our 6th Annual Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp! It will take place June 21-24th, 2011 coupled with a USCF rated tournament on the 25th, at the spacious Green Fields Country Day School.  It is open to all Beginners—up to 1800 USCF rated players of any age. Summer Chess […]

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FM Warren Harper: US Junior Ch-ship recap

FM Warren Harper: US Junior Ch-ship recap

Posted on 11. Aug, 2010 by .

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I got a surprise e-mail about three weeks before the tournament from Tony Rich, the chief organizer of the Junior Closed and Women’s Championship, inviting me to play in the tournament. When I first read the invitation, I really wanted to play because I hadn’t really played in a strong tournament for a very long […]

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2nd Annual Scottsdale Chess Camp Recap

2nd Annual Scottsdale Chess Camp Recap

Posted on 08. Aug, 2010 by .

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This was the 2nd year that Arizona Chess For Schools teamed up with the leading Scottsdale chess organization—Unity Chess Club, headed by FM Pedram Atoufi. While the overall format of the Camp stayed the same as in all Western Alliance Camps, many details were nevertheless adjusted to better serve the Scottsdale Chess Community. The Camp […]

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2nd Annual Western Alliance Scottsdale Summer Chess Camp: July 28-31, 2010

2nd Annual Western Alliance Scottsdale Summer Chess Camp: July 28-31, 2010

Posted on 21. Jul, 2010 by .

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I’m pleased to announce the dates for our 2nd Annual Western Alliance Scottsdale Summer Chess Camp! It will take place July 28-30th, 2010 coupled with a USCF rated tournament on the 31th, at the beautiful Unity Chess Club in Scottsdale. It is open to all up to 1500 USCF rated players of any age. Summer […]

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5th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: Recap

5th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: Recap

Posted on 04. Jul, 2010 by .

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June 22-26th, 2010 The Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp traditionally takes place on the last week of June. For the past 4 years, we  have had the pleasure of holding it at the spacious grounds of the Green Fields Country Day school. This Camp by nature is very demanding of all its organizers, due to […]

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