Tag Archives: FM Ken Larsen

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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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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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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ACFS 2013 December Events:Recap

ACFS 2013 December Events:Recap

Posted on 26. Jan, 2014 by .

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BIO5 WINTER OPEN: DECEMBER 7TH The month started on a high note with the BIO5 Chess Club at UofA organizing their 2nd Annual Winter Open. It consisted of 4 Sections and in the Open Section show the likes of the Arizona current State Champion IM Levon Altounian, prominent Tucson Chess Coach FM Ken Larsen and […]

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ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 23-24 and DEC 26-27

ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 23-24 and DEC 26-27

Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 by .

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10th ANNUAL ANACONDA WINTER CAMP WINNING CHESS STRATEGIES SESSION 1: DEC 23-24TH SESSION 2: DEC 26-27TH The Anaconda Winter Camp is here again! Help us celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this amazing idea by joining us for either 1 or both sessions. The instructors again will be IM Levon Altounian and Fm Ken Larsen. Camps […]

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2013 Chess Club Flyers

2013 Chess Club Flyers

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by .

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As you know, ACFS is proud to organize or otherwise be involved in After-School Tucson Chess Club programs. Below are several Club informative fliers that readers asked for frequently about: CASTLEHILL COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL: CASTLEHILL 2013-14 ADD SATORI SCHOOL: SATORI SIGN UP ADD and SATORI 2013_session1 GREEN FIELDS COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL: GREENFIELDS 2014-1 OUR MOTHER OF SORROWS (OMOS): sorrows session 1 […]

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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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RECAP: ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24th

RECAP: ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24th

Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 by .

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9TH ANNUAL ANACONDA CHESS CAMP DECEMBER 22-24TH. It is hard to believe but it has been almost an entire decade that we run the Anaconda Camps in the summer and in the winter. We are getting old! This year was also very successful, having around 30 students in 3 groups ranging from beginners to advanced […]

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ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24

ANACONDA WINTER CAMP: DEC 22-24

Posted on 11. Dec, 2012 by .

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The Annual Winter Anaconda Chess Camp will be a 3-day long event where people can sign up for any of the days or all 3 days. The Instructors will once again be IM Levon Altounian and FM Ken Larsen. The subjects each day will include Openings, Middlegame and Endgames. There will be lots of trophies […]

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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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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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Recap: Anaconda Camp: Dec 26-28th

Recap: Anaconda Camp: Dec 26-28th

Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 by .

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One more wonderful event where it feels like 3 days were not enough for all the teaching, learning and all the fun we had. The duo with Coach Ken Larsen all these years has been working very well, as we compliment each other’s styles of teaching. Once again we had a record breaking numbers, especially […]

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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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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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