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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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Gordon Ruan (USCF 2000); Expert

Gordon Ruan (USCF 2000); Expert

Posted on 27. Jan, 2009 by .

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Gordon is a chess Expert and one of our out-of -state instructors. He was the 2006 Illinois State Champion and took 2nd place in both the 2007 National Open and the Chicago Open ( Master Section). A serious approach to chess studies as well as accomplishing set goals is what Gordon requires of himself and […]

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Gordon and George Ruan: A portrait in black and white

Gordon and George Ruan: A portrait in black and white

Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by .

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AT FIRST GLANCE, brothers Gordon and George Ruan may seem like polar opposites. Gordon is a senior; George is a subfreshman. The former is calm and collected; the latter is excitable and energetic. However, they both share a fascination that transcends their differences and allows them both to see a world that is invisible to the casual observer.

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University High School Urbana Shocks IHSA with State Chess Championship Victory

University High School Urbana Shocks IHSA with State Chess Championship Victory

Posted on 02. Jan, 2009 by .

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In a battle that made David and Goliath seem like a fair fight, tiny University High School in Urbana with an enrollment of 245 faced off against the top ranked Lincolnshire Stevenson whose enrollment is 4545 at the IHSA State High School Chess championship.

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