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Sonoran Science Academy Chess Club 2018-19

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...

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Labor Day Tucson Chess Camp: September 1-3

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...

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RECAP: League Match #3

  League Match 3 was held on December 3 at the BASIS Oro Valley. It hosted about 160 players from many neighboring Tucson and Oro Valley schools. The formats for the tournament as well as the prizes were similar to League...

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Levon Altounian’s Chess Apps for iPhone and iPad

IM Levon Altounian has authored 3 chess apps available though Chess U for your iPhone or iPad. Check out Early Carlsen, World Cup 201, and World Cup 202. Chess U is an amazing new resource for beginners and advanced players...

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CHESS CLUB FLYERS FOR SCHOOLS

Here is a list of ACFS sponsored schools and their respective fliers for the chess clubs that have yet to start this year.There are few schools pending the final version and they will also be posted as soon as possible. SATORI...

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Academy Of Tucson Chess Club (AOT)

Academy of Tucson (formerly known as Armstrong Academy) had one of the most prominent and strong Tucson chess clubs, having won numerous Arizona State titles. We are very pleased to see the school once again creating a chess...

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Castlehill Country Day School

Instructor: Levon Altounian (2002-present) Assisting instructors: Masters Leo Martinez (2002-2003) and Nirosh Silva (2004-2005) Castlehill Country day School has been one of the most successful Arizona schools for the past...

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St. Gregory College Preparatory

Instructor: Levon Altounian Assistant Instructor: Expert Jonathan Shacter ( 2006-2007 ) Because of the great proximity to Castlehill grounds (practically next door neighbors),  St.Gregory was able to capture the graduating...

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St. Joseph Catholic School

Instructor: Expert Amanda Mateer Former Instructor: Levon Altounian ( 2004-2007 ) Initially, St. Joseph’s had suffered from the same drawbacks of organizing and maintaining a chess club as many other schools. However, thanks to...

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