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Satori School: 2014 Bronze Medalist!

3RD PLACE AT THE 2014 AZ STATE GRADES! Congratulations to Satori School for such a wonderful accomplishment. The club has made great strides going from just an after school club to a full contender for top honors in Arizona! It...

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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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Dan Katzel (USCF 1800)

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...

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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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Basis Elementary

Instructor: Levon Altounian Previous Instructors: Josh Leonard, Dallas Elkins Basis Elementary has long had the reputation of one of the best school in Arizona and recently I learned there are also considered to be one of the...

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Sierra Middle School

Instructors: Becky Ludwiszak, Eddie Moskala The chess club at Sierra was supported and basically run by a handful of highly motivated parents and school teachers. Overcoming all the obstacles and problems posed by the district...

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Sonoran Science Academy

Instructor: Dallas Elkins As a school oriented toward science and math, chess fit beautifully in the agenda of this school. The chess club had its ups and downs but thanks to some very involved parents and supportive...

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Tanque Verde Elementary

Instructor: Eddie Moskala As a Public school, Tanque Verde has the disadvantage of having to deal with the administration and the districts before being able to run its chess club. This daunting task didn’t stop the school from...

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University High School

Instructor: Levon Altounian University High School has great potential of becoming a chess powerhouse. The school is highly regarded for its academics, and naturally the chess club directly benefits from this. I have coached...

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Booth-Fickett Magnet School

Instructor: Matt Noble Booth-Fickett was one of our latest Chess Club additions in 2008. As a Magnet School, the administration, parents and students were very interested in starting a serious chess club. After overcoming the...

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