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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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WESTERN ALLIANCE TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP:JUNE 21-25TH, 2016

WESTERN ALLIANCE TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP:JUNE 21-25TH, 2016

Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by .

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The biggest Summer Chess Camp + USCF tournament is Tucson is now open for registration! 80+ participants in 2015. Open to all ages and skill levels, this wonderful Tucson tradition is in its 12th year. Download your registration form below! General Groups Invitational basis only. Earliest applicants will be considered first, and spots will be […]

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GRAND PRIX #1: September 12, 2015

GRAND PRIX #1: September 12, 2015

Posted on 03. Sep, 2015 by .

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Join us on September 12th for the Grand Prix #1 of the 2015-2016 school year Grand Prix Events!. It should be a great mix of fun and seriousness mixed with USCF rating gain possibility excitement. This time we team up with the Chess For Charity, Academy of Tucson and The Gregory School to bring you an exciting mix […]

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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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Monthly Camp with IM A. Diulgher: March 21

Monthly Camp with IM A. Diulgher: March 21

Posted on 13. Mar, 2015 by .

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Welcome to a very unique concept for a daily camp. 2 International Masters (Levon Altounian and Alexei Diulgher) teaching the groups in the most fun and interactive way possible. Any level is welcome in those 3 groups. ATTACK! DEFENSE! PREPARE FOR THE UPCOMING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WildCats (100-400) 9:30 – 11:30 a.m    $35       […]

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Grand Prix #3: February 28th

Grand Prix #3: February 28th

Posted on 11. Feb, 2015 by .

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TUCSON GRAND PRIX #3 FEBRUARY 28TH, 2015. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON.   JOIN US FOR THE GRAND PRIX #3! SAME LOCATION, SAME PRIZES, SAME CHANCE TO GAIN USCF RATING AND HAVE FUN! REGISTRATION BY MAIL AND AT EVENTS4CHESS.COM BY CLICKING ON THE GRAND PRIX#3 ICON. 4 ROUNDS USCF RATED 40 MIN+5 SEC DELAY. 3 MAIN […]

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JANUARY 15TH:FORT LOWELL CHESS CLUB SESSION 3

JANUARY 15TH:FORT LOWELL CHESS CLUB SESSION 3

Posted on 06. Jan, 2015 by .

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SESSION 3 JANUARY 15th marks the start of the popular Fort Lowell Chess club SESSION 3! It is open to anyone currently attending an after-school chess program or not. Home-schooled or attending a private school with no chess club. The club aims to accommodate all who would like to improve chess and their chess rating, […]

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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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GRAND PRIX #2: DECEMBER 20TH

GRAND PRIX #2: DECEMBER 20TH

Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 by .

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GRAND PRIX #2: takes place DECEMBER 20th at the International School of Tucson (Intersection of Grant and Campbell) Join us for the 2nd event in the highly addictive Grand Prix series! As usual, it will consist of 3 Main section and several subsections. Prizes, trophies and medals will be awarded not only for top 3 […]

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FINISHED! 9TH ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP

FINISHED! 9TH ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP

Posted on 04. Jul, 2014 by .

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9TH ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE SUMMER CHESS CAMP TUCSON, JUNE 24-28TH, 2014. We have done it! This Summer Camp was packed with non stop action and a record breaking crowd of more than 100 participants,coaches, helpers and players. Thank you all for being part of this event! Here are several highlights from the event: 85 students […]

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FEBRUARY 22ND MONTHLY CAMP

FEBRUARY 22ND MONTHLY CAMP

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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Join us on February 22nd for the upcoming Monthly Chess camp! Camps are a great way to learn what normal chess clubs and even private lessons cannot cover. The topic this time will be about the balance between ATTACK! and the opposite side of the coin: DEFENSE! Students will have a chance to learn from […]

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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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ACFS 2013 December Events:Recap

ACFS 2013 December Events:Recap

Posted on 26. Jan, 2014 by .

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BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH The month started on a high note with the BIO5 Chess Club at UofA organizing their 2nd Annual Winter Open. It consisted of 4 Sections and in the Open Section show the likes of the Arizona current State Champion IM Levon Altounian, prominent Tucson Chess Coach FM Ken Larsen and […]

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BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH, 2013

BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH, 2013

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by .

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 USCF RATED TOURNAMENT BIO5 WINTER OPEN DECEMBER 7TH at U OF A. The BIO5 at the University of Arizona will host its Annual Winter Open on December 7th. This will be the 2nd USCF rated Winter events the Bio5 will hold and we do hope to make this a year long cycle. Players of all […]

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FT.LOWELL CHESS CLUB

FT.LOWELL CHESS CLUB

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by .

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FORT LOWELL   CHESS CLUB  THURSDAY CLASSES: INTERMEDIATE: 5:00-6:00 PM (500-900 USCF) ADVANCED: 6:00-7:00 PM (1000+ USCF) START DATE: SEPTEMBER 5TH ONLY 1 WEEK LEFT! Schedule: 8 Week sessions (continuous til May 2014) 10 students max per class. This class is designed to prepare students for the chess season and enrich their practical knowledge through lectures, […]

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2013 Chess Club Flyers

2013 Chess Club Flyers

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by .

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As you know, ACFS is proud to organize or otherwise be involved in After-School Tucson Chess Club programs. Below are several Club informative fliers that readers asked for frequently about: CASTLEHILL COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL: CASTLEHILL 2013-14 ADD SATORI SCHOOL: SATORI SIGN UP ADD and SATORI 2013_session1 GREEN FIELDS COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL: GREENFIELDS 2014-1 OUR MOTHER OF SORROWS (OMOS): sorrows session 1 […]

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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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BIO5 G/10 TOURNAMENT: June 14th

BIO5 G/10 TOURNAMENT: June 14th

Posted on 04. Jun, 2013 by .

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BIO5 will host its first ever Game in 10 minute tournament on June 14th with cast prizes and a lot of chess fun! Be sure to join us at the tournament and check out the chess site while you are there! LOCATION: University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, Keating Building, 1757 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ […]

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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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BIO5 SPRING OPEN: MAY 11th

BIO5 SPRING OPEN: MAY 11th

Posted on 16. Mar, 2013 by .

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1ST ANNUAL BIO5 SPRING OPEN MAY 11, 2013 The very first of the series at the BIO5 Chess club! Lots of prizes and fun! Play with the State Champion! 4 rounds: 4 Sections. 1: BOOSTER (U1000), RESERVE (U1600), EXPERT (U2000) and OPEN with IM Levon Altounian’s possible participation. USCF membership required. TIME CONTROL: Game in […]

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