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11th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: June 23-27,2015

11th Annual Western Alliance Chess Camp: June 23-27,2015

Posted on 29. Apr, 2015 by .

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The biggest summer chess camp is Tucson is now open for registration! Open to all ages and skill levels, this wonderful Tucson tradition is in its 11th year. Download your registration form below! General Groups Invitational basis only. Earliest applicants will be considered first, and spots will be reserved in the order in which they […]

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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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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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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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SPOOKY HALLOWEEN CAMP: OCTOBER 27TH:

SPOOKY HALLOWEEN CAMP: OCTOBER 27TH:

Posted on 14. Oct, 2012 by .

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Camps are an easy and wonderful way to get chess experience and gain special knowledge. Especially if it is filled with spooky stuff and scary prizes. The checkmates and tactical abilities stay the same on the chess board though because they help win trophies. And trophies and never scary, even when filled with Halloween candy […]

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7th ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP DATES! JUNE 26-30TH

7th ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP DATES! JUNE 26-30TH

Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by .

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The dates for the biggest Tucson summer chess camp are here! It is never too early to plan for big chess events so we post this early for everyone’s convenience. The 7TH ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP will be held in the Central Tucson! The International School of Tucson (newly relocated to the […]

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UPCOMING: Anaconda Winter Chess Camp: December 26-28th

UPCOMING: Anaconda Winter Chess Camp: December 26-28th

Posted on 05. Dec, 2011 by .

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The Camp will be held December 26th through 28th. It starts on Monday and it fits very well right after Christmas and before New Years and when most schools are out. It is hard to believe, but this “new” idea is in its 8th year of making! The word “Anaconda” refers to the slow and […]

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2-Day Thanksgiving Camp; November 26-27

2-Day Thanksgiving Camp; November 26-27

Posted on 19. Nov, 2011 by .

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Principles, Structure, Planning and Pawns

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Anaconda Summer Chess Camp: August 5-7th: Finished

Anaconda Summer Chess Camp: August 5-7th: Finished

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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9th ANNUAL ANACONDA SUMMER  CAMP:August 5-7th 4 different rating  sections/ 1.5 or 2 hour a day groups. Objective: To have an explosive start in the 2010-2011 chess season. Main Instructor: International Master Levon Altounian, 2008-2011 AZ. State Champion. What a Camp! We did not have any complete beginners sign up (I think that is rather […]

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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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Rodeo Week Chess Camp: February 26th and 27th

Rodeo Week Chess Camp: February 26th and 27th

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

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Can Rodeo Horses jump? Can you play chess when they do? Can kids have fun and learn chess same time? The answer is YES and the last 5 years speak for themselves. Each year the Rodeo Week Camp offers a unique blend of fun and chess studies, fueled by side tournaments and free days from […]

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1-Day Chess Camp. January 29th, 2011

1-Day Chess Camp. January 29th, 2011

Posted on 14. Jan, 2011 by .

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MONTHLY CHESS CAMPS: SIMPLEST AND MOST COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO GET BETTER AT CHESS INSTRUCTOR: 2011 AZ STATE CHAMPION LEVON ALTOUNIAN Interested in getting better at chess and finding out new information? Planning to play in upcoming competitions? Then you will be hard-pressed to find a better way than 1-day Monthly Chess camps to improve […]

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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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5th Annual Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp: June 22-26, 2010

5th Annual Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp: June 22-26, 2010

Posted on 17. May, 2010 by .

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A Tucson tradition 5 years in the making! Hosted at Green Fields Country Day School June 22-26, 2010.

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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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Levon Altounian’s Rodeo Week 2-Day Camp

Levon Altounian’s Rodeo Week 2-Day Camp

Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by .

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FEBRUARY 26th – Special Powers of Knights and Bishops
FEBRUARY 28th – Special Powers of Queens and Rooks

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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 Alejandro Ramirez Chess Class in Tucson!

GM Alejandro Ramirez Chess Class in Tucson!

Posted on 17. Oct, 2009 by .

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Sunday, November 1, 2009. Alejandro Ramirez is rated 2600 USCF and is a member of the Arizona Scorpions. Subjects include how to think and play like a Grandmaster, game analysis, and question sessions with Alejandro.

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