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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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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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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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NEW EVENT! DECEMBER 8TH GAME IN 25 MINUTES TOURNAMENT

NEW EVENT! DECEMBER 8TH GAME IN 25 MINUTES TOURNAMENT

Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by .

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GAME IN 25 MINUTES DECEMBER 8TH, 2012. 5 ROUNDS QUICK AND FUN CHESS! University of Arizona Genomics Institute will sponsor the event (together with the Bio5 Facility). This tournament is brand new concept for Tucson chess and might turn out to be the missing link between fast chess and the traditional type chess we are […]

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Grand Prix USCF Rated Tournament #1 at IST: September 29th

Grand Prix USCF Rated Tournament #1 at IST: September 29th

Posted on 02. Sep, 2012 by .

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INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON (IST) GRAND PRIX SERIES #1 SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2012 HOW THE GRAND PRIX SYSTEM WORKS: This system is extremely popular in Europe and we thought this is a wonderful time to bring it to Tucson. The Grand Prize Winners will be decided based on their total score in the 3 Grand Prix […]

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League Match 2: Harelson Elementary

League Match 2: Harelson Elementary

Posted on 29. Oct, 2011 by .

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This is the second of the 4 league matches scheduled for 2011. USCF-Rated, team format tournament. Speak with your school coaches for the registration procedure. Date: November 5, 2011 Location: 826 West Chapala Drive, Tucson, AZ View Larger Map Tournament Flyer not yet available.

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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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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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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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2010 US Chess Championship in St. Louis

2010 US Chess Championship in St. Louis

Posted on 10. Jul, 2010 by .

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I had the most wonderful and overwhelming experience last week at the 2010 US championship, held in St.Louis,MO. There was no illusion about the strength of the field: 24 best players of the country competing for the highest titles, 170K prize fund and the 5 spots of the Olympic team. This tournament traditionally provides a […]

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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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From Failures to Firsts. By Sameer Manchanda

From Failures to Firsts. By Sameer Manchanda

Posted on 03. Jul, 2010 by .

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Sameer Manchanda is this year’s Winner of the Chicago Open, Under 1900 Section. He has been taking internet lessons from Levon for about a year, and this was his first major success.

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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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2nd Annual Green Fields Tournament; October 10, 2009

2nd Annual Green Fields Tournament; October 10, 2009

Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by .

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LOCATION: Green Fields Country Day School 6000 N. Camino D La Tierra, Tucson,AZ  85741 DESCRIPTION: 4 rounds: 3 Sections. Open, Booster ( U1200 ) and Reserve ( U 1600 ), Open to all current USCF members. TIME CONTROL: Game in 45. Byes: ½ point byes are available if requested prior to round 2 or before […]

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Alejandro Ramirez Recaps the Scorpions First Match!

Alejandro Ramirez Recaps the Scorpions First Match!

Posted on 03. Sep, 2009 by .

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The season could not have started better for the Scorpions!  I have not played in the USCL in several years now, but I have been the TD for the Dallas Destiny and I frequently attend their matches as a spectator.  I have to say it was almost heavenly to play a game of online chess […]

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GO ARIZONA SCORPIONS!!!

GO ARIZONA SCORPIONS!!!

Posted on 02. Sep, 2009 by .

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MATCH #1 – ARIZONA SCOPRIONS- CHICAGO BLAZE DATE: SEPTEMBER 2, AT 6 PM. LOCATION: CAESAR CHAVEZ BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA. GAMES ON INTERNET: Follow the match on ICC (go to chessclub.com and download BLITZIN interface) PREVIEW OF THE MATCH: I am very excited about our line-up for this match: We have a very strong team […]

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1st Annual Western Alliance Scottsdale Summer Chess Camp. August 4-8, 2009

1st Annual Western Alliance Scottsdale Summer Chess Camp. August 4-8, 2009

Posted on 05. Jul, 2009 by .

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We are proud to partner with Unity Chess to continue our wonderful tradition of Western Alliance Summer Camps in Scottsdale.

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