Tag Archives: Arizona Chess for Schools

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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Grand Prix #3: June 25

Grand Prix #3: June 25

Posted on 09. Jun, 2016 by .

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Welcome back! This event is the next logical installment of the Grand Prix series and as usual takes place right after the Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp (June 21-24). If you are looking to play chess, practice lines and have fun while trying to gain rating points- this event is for you! It will have […]

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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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MONTHLY CAMP: SEPTEMBER 21ST

MONTHLY CAMP: SEPTEMBER 21ST

Posted on 14. Sep, 2013 by .

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And so it starts! This Camp will be the first Camp in the 2013 new school year chess season and help prepare for all the upcoming chess competitions. And there are many League Matches, Grand Prix, Bio5 and other rated and unrated tournaments just few weeks away. The Camp will again be divided into 3 […]

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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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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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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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RECAP: League Match #3

RECAP: League Match #3

Posted on 29. Nov, 2011 by .

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  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 matches 1 and 2 and allowed players to compete in individual formats yet go […]

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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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Spooktacular Halloween Chess Camp

Spooktacular Halloween Chess Camp

Posted on 01. Oct, 2011 by .

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Saturday, October 29, 2011
CHECKMATE
PRINCIPLES / BEST SYSTEMS / SACRIFICES / KING SAFETY

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League Match 1 at St. Cyril School

League Match 1 at St. Cyril School

Posted on 23. Sep, 2011 by .

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This is the first of the 4 matches of the league matches scheduled for 2011. USCF-Rated, team format tournament.Speak with your school coaches for the registration procedure. Date: October 15, 2011 Location: St. Cyril School 4725 E Pima St Tucson, AZ 85712. View Larger Map Click here to download event flyer

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Arizona Chess for Schools is Finally on Facebook!

Arizona Chess for Schools is Finally on Facebook!

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .

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It took us a while, but we made it. Friend us to get updates on the our latest and greatest!

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2011-2012 TUCSON EVENT CALENDAR

2011-2012 TUCSON EVENT CALENDAR

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .

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Dear players and chess parents, To make it as convenient as possible for everyone to find tournaments, camps and other events right here in Tucson, we will keep updating this particular post with all upcoming events and their respective fliers.  While the exact amount of events for each month may change, this post should give […]

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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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3-Day Thanksgiving Chess Camp. November 26-28, 2010

3-Day Thanksgiving Chess Camp. November 26-28, 2010

Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 by .

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Taught by Titled players and Professional Coaches Players of all ages are welcome SECRETS OF CHESS STRATEGY Organized by: Arizona Chess For Schools (ACFS) Hosted by: International School of Tucson (IST) MAIN 3-DAY CAMP: Checkmate: Going for it MiddleGame: Ideas and Tactics Endgame: Good Technique 5-15 per group (Any 1 day: $35, Any 2 days: […]

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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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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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