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GRAND PRIX 3 TOURNAMENT: June 24th, 2017

GRAND PRIX 3 TOURNAMENT: June 24th, 2017

Posted on 21. Apr, 2017 by .

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To all tournament players, This event is the follow up of the general 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 […]

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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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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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Grand Prix #4: June 27, 2015

Grand Prix #4: June 27, 2015

Posted on 28. Apr, 2015 by .

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Join us on June 27th for the conclusion of the 2014-15 school year Grand Prix Events!. They will restart again in few months and meanwhile here is your chance to finish the year strong. It is run right after the 11th Annual Western Alliance Summer Chess Camp (June 23-26th- see the other post) so as […]

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FINISHED! 9TH ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP

FINISHED! 9TH ANNUAL SUMMER CHESS CAMP

Posted on 04. Jul, 2014 by .

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9TH ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE SUMMER CHESS CAMP TUCSON, JUNE 24-28TH, 2014. We have done it! This Summer Camp was packed with non stop action and a record breaking crowd of more than 100 participants,coaches, helpers and players. Thank you all for being part of this event! Here are several highlights from the event: 85 students […]

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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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7th Summer Camp (June 26-30th) Recap

7th Summer Camp (June 26-30th) Recap

Posted on 05. Jul, 2012 by .

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7th ANNUAL WESTERN ALLIANCE SUMMER CHESS CAMP JUNE 26-30TH What a pleasure hosting so many wonderful, young and vibrant chess enthusiasts at this event! We had a record breaking year (65 students) with once again 4 groups divided by age and strength. We also had a record number of professional Coaches, Instructors and helpers/volunteers- 14 […]

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TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP: JUNE 26-30TH

TUCSON SUMMER CHESS CAMP: JUNE 26-30TH

Posted on 09. May, 2012 by .

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The 7th Annual Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp is under way and open for registrations. There are less than 2 months left before the next Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp! This is your chance to join the largest Tucson camp of the year with amazing Instructors at a very affordable rate. Official Camp […]

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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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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: 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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Anaconda Summer Chess Camp. August 14-16, 2009

Anaconda Summer Chess Camp. August 14-16, 2009

Posted on 11. Jul, 2009 by .

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This camp is a great way to prepare for the 2009-2010 chess year. Subjects will include openings, middlegames, and winning tricks. 4 Groups, ranging from Beginner to 1600. The fastest way to get back into chess after the summer!

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4th Annual Western Alliance Tournament & Evening Activities Results.

4th Annual Western Alliance Tournament & Evening Activities Results.

Posted on 04. Jul, 2009 by .

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This tournament was part of the 4th Western Alliance Tucson Summer Chess Camp and was open to all non-camp players. We had 22 players in the OPEN section and 23 in the RESERVE. It was held on the same spot as the Camp that took place right before it (June 23-27, 2009), at the Green […]

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Basis Elementary

Basis Elementary

Posted on 21. Apr, 2009 by .

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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 top schools in US. That attitude of hard work and serious approach was also passed to the chess […]

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Expert Josh Leonard (USCF Rating 1995)

Expert Josh Leonard (USCF Rating 1995)

Posted on 01. Jan, 2009 by .

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Josh has been a TUSD chess coach for 10 years and a math teacher for 5 years. He is the Coach of The 2007 State Champion Khalsa Elementary Chess Team, and the former Director of the SACA Scholastic Chess League. Josh is currently running programs at 6 campuses and teaching chess at all levels.

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