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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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Grand Prix #3: June 25

Grand Prix #3: June 25

Posted on 09. Jun, 2016 by .

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Welcome back! This event is the next logical installment of the 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 have […]

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Grand Prix #3: February 28th

Grand Prix #3: February 28th

Posted on 11. Feb, 2015 by .

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TUCSON GRAND PRIX #3 FEBRUARY 28TH, 2015. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON.   JOIN US FOR THE GRAND PRIX #3! SAME LOCATION, SAME PRIZES, SAME CHANCE TO GAIN USCF RATING AND HAVE FUN! REGISTRATION BY MAIL AND AT EVENTS4CHESS.COM BY CLICKING ON THE GRAND PRIX#3 ICON. 4 ROUNDS USCF RATED 40 MIN+5 SEC DELAY. 3 MAIN […]

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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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FEBRUARY 22ND MONTHLY CAMP

FEBRUARY 22ND MONTHLY CAMP

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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Join us on February 22nd for the upcoming Monthly Chess camp! Camps are a great way to learn what normal chess clubs and even private lessons cannot cover. The topic this time will be about the balance between ATTACK! and the opposite side of the coin: DEFENSE! Students will have a chance to learn from […]

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Satori School: 2014 Bronze Medalist!

Satori School: 2014 Bronze Medalist!

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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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 is a please for us working with Satori school, its administration and the ACFS Coach […]

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Coach Levon: Top 5 Game finisher of the year!

Coach Levon: Top 5 Game finisher of the year!

Posted on 28. Jan, 2014 by .

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Enjoy the Article and thanks again to all teammates, Organizers and of course USCL. Playing for the Arizona Scorpions is always a pleasure. This year Levon had a great Season once again: 3 Wins/3 Draws- all with titled players with a 2690 USCF Performance Rating. But the highlight for him was the fact that 2 […]

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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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GRAND PRIX #2: DECEMBER 21ST, 2013

GRAND PRIX #2: DECEMBER 21ST, 2013

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by .

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Welcome to the Grand Prix #2! It will be the 2nd one from the 2013-14 Season as you might have correctly guessed! It will be very similar to the Grand Prix #1 in terms of how it is run, the place it is hosted, overall sections, trophies, medals and so on. Click on the flyer […]

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Grand Prix #1 Recap

Grand Prix #1 Recap

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by .

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Grand Prix #1 November 9th,2013 IST School What a wonderful event! Over 70 participants of all age groups and levels. There were 3 sections (Open, Reserve and Booster) with many subsections. Prizes were awarded all accross the criteria, starting from the largest game upsets by rating for each round to the “youngest participant” and “best […]

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GRAND PRIX #1 : NOVEMBER 9

GRAND PRIX #1 : NOVEMBER 9

Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by .

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GRAND PRIX #1 NOVEMBER 9TH, 2013 NOW WITH CASH PRIZES IN THE TOP SECTION! And so it starts again! The new and exciting chess season and with it- the Grand Prix tournaments. LOCATION- INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON (IST) (between Campbell and Grant) The event is open for any age that knows the chess moves but […]

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FT.LOWELL CHESS CLUB

FT.LOWELL CHESS CLUB

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by .

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FORT LOWELL   CHESS CLUB  THURSDAY CLASSES: INTERMEDIATE: 5:00-6:00 PM (500-900 USCF) ADVANCED: 6:00-7:00 PM (1000+ USCF) START DATE: SEPTEMBER 5TH ONLY 1 WEEK LEFT! Schedule: 8 Week sessions (continuous til May 2014) 10 students max per class. This class is designed to prepare students for the chess season and enrich their practical knowledge through lectures, […]

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ANACONDA SUMMER CHESS CAMP: AUG 17-18

ANACONDA SUMMER CHESS CAMP: AUG 17-18

Posted on 22. Jul, 2013 by .

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10th Annual Anaconda Summer Chess Camp celebrates its 10th Anniversary this summer! The 2-day Camp will take right when most schools get back in session and is designed to prepare chess players of every age and level. Once again we will have 3 groups divided by rating and strength and participants will have a chance […]

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BIO5 SPRING OPEN: MAY 11th

BIO5 SPRING OPEN: MAY 11th

Posted on 16. Mar, 2013 by .

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1ST ANNUAL BIO5 SPRING OPEN MAY 11, 2013 The very first of the series at the BIO5 Chess club! Lots of prizes and fun! Play with the State Champion! 4 rounds: 4 Sections. 1: BOOSTER (U1000), RESERVE (U1600), EXPERT (U2000) and OPEN with IM Levon Altounian’s possible participation. USCF membership required. TIME CONTROL: Game in […]

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GRAND PRIX #3 : Recap and the final standings

GRAND PRIX #3 : Recap and the final standings

Posted on 06. Mar, 2013 by .

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GRAND PRIX #3: MARCH 2, 2013 SPECIAL PRIZE FUND: $240 ATTENTION! THE NEXT GRAND PRIX #4 IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 29TH, 2013 The tournament was the 3rd one of the 4 planned Grand Prix events for the 2012-2013 school year. It had a showing of 50 players ranging from Master to complete beginners. It was […]

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UPCOMING BLITZ TOURNAMENT AT BIO5

UPCOMING BLITZ TOURNAMENT AT BIO5

Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by .

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MARCH 15TH, 2013 AT BIO5 INSTITUTE Come join us at the Blitz tournament and for the celebration of the brand new Chess Club at Bio5 (at U of A)! Hopefully there is a big turnout for the Blitz with top players attending. I’ll be playing myself so please be nice to me there! Good luck! […]

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SPECIAL EASTER CHESS CAMP: MARCH 30TH

SPECIAL EASTER CHESS CAMP: MARCH 30TH

Posted on 01. Mar, 2013 by .

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1-DAY EASTER CHESS CAMP MARCH 30TH SPECIAL PREPARATION CAMP FOR THE 2013 NATIONALS AND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Come join us for one of the most important and fun chess camps of the year. Here we will work on getting you prepared for the 2013 SuperNationals and the 2013 AZ State Championship. The subject this time will […]

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Grand Prix #3, March 2, 2013

Posted on 25. Feb, 2013 by .

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GRAND PRIX #3 MARCH 2, 2013 NOW WITH CASH PRIZES IN EACH SECTION up to $250 total! LOCATION- INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TUCSON (IST) (between Campbell and Grant) This will be The 3rd one in the 2012-2013 Grand Prix series in Tucson and will follow the usual path of the previous events with a nice addition- […]

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RODEO CAMP: FEBRUARY 23-24

RODEO CAMP: FEBRUARY 23-24

Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by .

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RODEO WEEK CHESS CAMP FEBRUARY 23RD AND 24TH PARTICIPANTS CAN SIGN UP FOR ONE OR BOTH DAYS. FAMILY DISCOUNTS APPLY. Camps are one of the most fun and yet most intense way to learn chess. The Rodeo Week Chess Camp aims to serve exactly that purpose in those 2 days: Make it fun and teach […]

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Castlehill wins K-3 in LM4!

Castlehill wins K-3 in LM4!

Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by .

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LEAGUE MATCH #4 FEBRUARY 2, 2013 DOOLEN SCHOOL Congratulations to all who played for the team! Below are few pictures from the event:

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