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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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FORT LOWELL CHESS CLUB: START DATE SEPTEMBER 2ND

FORT LOWELL CHESS CLUB: START DATE SEPTEMBER 2ND

Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by .

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Anyone Under 1500 USCF and over the age of 5 can join! We are starting back the club on September 2nd and below is the breakdown by date and level. Tuesdays 5PM-6PM (Under 1000 USCF)- TOURNAMENT PLAY LEVEL Thursdays 5PM-6PM (Under 1000 USCF)- TOURNAMENT PLAY LEVEL Thursdays 6PM-7PM (Under 1600 USCF)- ADVANCED TOURNAMENT PLAY LEVEL […]

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2011 Arizona State Championship Results for ACFS students

2011 Arizona State Championship Results for ACFS students

Posted on 30. Jan, 2011 by .

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2011 Arizona State Grades Results: January 9th, 2011 Congratulations to all of ACFS students for wonderful results at the State Championship! Those students are associated with ACFS through the affiliate after-school programs, chess camps, after-school programs and Private and Group lessons with our coaches. Personal congratulations to my students too for a wonderful performance! Below […]

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WINTER HOLIDAY CHESS CAMP: DECEMBER 26-28TH

WINTER HOLIDAY CHESS CAMP: DECEMBER 26-28TH

Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 by .

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Please download the flyers below for the Winter Chess Camp, taught by IM Levon Altounian and FM Ken Larsen. There will be 3 Main groups and 1-day Strategy Session Camp for 1500+ players. Download PDF 2010 holiday poster small Download DOC file Holiday Anaconda December 2010

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Anaconda Summer Chess Camp 2010: Recap

Anaconda Summer Chess Camp 2010: Recap

Posted on 16. Aug, 2010 by .

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And so the 8th Annual Anaconda Summer Chess Camp that took place August 13-15th , 2010, came to close. This Camp is a traditional event that is usually held on the week when most schools start (mid-August) and is designed to help students get their “groove” back in chess, so to speak. Arizona Chess For […]

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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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5th Annual Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp  Side Activities

5th Annual Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp Side Activities

Posted on 17. May, 2010 by .

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Starting at 5:00 pm. Open to every one and every age group. Simul, Blitz, Bughouse, and Wild Games.

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5th Annual Western Alliance Summer Tournament

Posted on 17. May, 2010 by .

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June 26th, 2010 USCF RATED TOURNAMENT LOCATION: Green Fields Country Day School. 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra, TUCSON, AZ, 85741 DESCRIPTION: 4 rounds: 2 Sections. Open and Reserve (U 900), Open to all current USCF members. Time control: Game in 45. Byes: 1⁄2 point byes are available if requested prior to round 2 or […]

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Tucson Chinese Cultural Center USCF Rated Tournament. May 15, 2010

Tucson Chinese Cultural Center USCF Rated Tournament. May 15, 2010

Posted on 13. May, 2010 by .

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4 rounds: 2 Sections. Open, Reserve (U 1500) and Booster (U900). Special “MASTER” section in the “Open”. Open to all current USCF members. 50% DISCOUNT FOR ALLTUCSON CHINESE CULTURAL CENTER members. Free chess lecture by a master for all participants, relatives and spectators at 12:30 PM. Click here to Download Flyer

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Rookies by Peter Nichols and Roberta Franzheim

Rookies by Peter Nichols and Roberta Franzheim

Posted on 07. May, 2010 by .

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Our six-year-old son Gus plays chess. He’s a genius. On Saturday April 24th we took him to the Arizona State Chess Championships at the Holiday Inn Palo Verde in Tucson where we came up against a thousand other geniuses. He lost his first game. Between that game and the second, he found his nemesis – […]

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State Grade Champion Brian Hu annotates one of his games

Posted on 22. Jan, 2010 by .

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Here is a game from the 2010 State Grade Championship that Bryan annotated exclusively for our website. My round 4 opponent was Luc Lalonde, a strong 1700 player. I must admit, i wasn’t expecting too much difficulty, even with black, but Luc put up a good fight. White: Luc Lalonde Black: Bryan Hu 1.Nf3 Nf6 […]

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GM Master Class Lectures in Tucson

GM Master Class Lectures in Tucson

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by .

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For the next few months, ACFS (Arizona Chess for Schools) is teaming up with an ever-energetic IM Danny Rensch (congratulations on the official title!) and ACE (American Chess Events) to provide Tucsonans with a chance to participate in Master Classes with several leading Grandmasters. In January, players will have a chance to learn from GM […]

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GM Kosteniuk Simul in Tucson

GM Kosteniuk Simul in Tucson

Posted on 21. Dec, 2009 by .

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Thanks to the 9 Queen’s organization, on December 20th we had a surprise visit from one of the leading US chess players-  GM Aleksandra Kosteniuk- the current Women’s World Champion. She is one of the very strong Women GMs who are very successful playing against the World elite players. She is also one of the […]

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Winter Holiday Chess Camp in Scottsdale

Winter Holiday Chess Camp in Scottsdale

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009. Presented By Unity Chess Club in Scottsdale, AZ

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Grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez (USCF 2600)

Grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez (USCF 2600)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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It is a pleasure adding one of the best chess players in the USA to our Honorary Instructor list— Alejandro Ramirez. I have known Alejandro for several years now, and he is not only a very strong and solid chess player, but also a very interesting person to be around. Even though he is residing […]

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Dan Katzel (USCF 1800)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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Dan is one of the most experienced chess players in Arizona. His vast experience on the chess battlefield makes him a great candidate for any kind of chess coaching. Dan always works on his chess trying to break new chess heights. Dan also knows a lot about chess history and is a fun guy to […]

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Ryan Manacheril (1800 USCF)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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Ryan is a young chess player/coach that has not only lot of chess titles behind his belt, but a fair amount of chess coaching as well. Ryan was a member of the Gilbert High School Champion Chess Team and has won several trophies as a Blitz player. He also has a lot of experience coaching […]

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Danny Shucker (USCF 2000)

Danny Shucker (USCF 2000)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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Danny has shown a great understanding of chess in his recent competitions as well as a very mature level of chess coaching. He was a chess instructor in Gilbert, AZ a couple of years ago— an experience that greatly influenced his way of coaching as he moved to Tucson. Arizona Chess For Schools has closely […]

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Ben Marmont (USCF 2150)

Ben Marmont (USCF 2150)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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Ben is an Expert chess player attending the University of Arizona. He plays extremely balanced chess, which is very valuable when playing important chess tournaments as well as being a chess coach. Those looking for a coach that will cover all the aspects of chess will find a perfect match in Ben. Ben has also […]

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Matt Noble (USCF 1800)

Matt Noble (USCF 1800)

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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Matt is one of the most interesting chess characters in Tucson. He has several majors and currently is employed by the University of Arizona at its IT department. Matt loves active chess where action is abundant and intellectual wits constantly clash. He enjoys playing chess at coffee shops and on ICC and is always current […]

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