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San Jose Chess Club at Little Genius Learning Center

June 11, 2010

 San Jose Chess Club at Little Genius Learning Center

1556 South De Anza Boulevard, San Jose, California

The San Jose Little Genius Chess Club meets every Saturday from 4:00pm until 6:30pm, beginning in September 2010.

 

The San Jose Little Genius Chess Club is a very special chess program designed and taught by nationally renowned chess instructor Chris Torres.  This class will provide experienced tournament players with instruction that will quickly increase their ability and understanding of chess. Participants will begin their evening by participating in an hour long chess class taught by Chris Torres (coach for the 2009 National Elementary Chess Champions). A 30 minute pizza break will be next. Students will then play 1 USCF rated chess game as part of the ongoing tournament and receive analysis of their play. All participants must be members of the USCF. If your child is not a member, your child can join or renew their USCF membership at the first meeting, or by going to uschess.org. The cost for this program will be $18/session.

A USCF ID number is required in order to participate in the tournament.

 

 

For more information on the Torres Chess and Music Academy please visit www.chessandmusic.com.

 

TCAMA Chess Class at Little Genius Learning Center

June 11, 2010

TCAMA Chess Class at Little Genius Learning Center

1556 South De Anza Boulevard, San Jose, California

Fall 2010

Friday 4:00-5:00

Cost: $10 per session

Course description:

The Torres Chess and Music Academy, a 501c (3) non-profit organization, is pleased to be running this very special chess class designed and taught by nationally renowned chess instructor Chris Torres. Students will receive the best training available and take part in class tournaments with awards given at the end of each semester.  The Torres Method places an emphasis on achieving rapid chess improvement in an environment that is structured, competitive and fun for the student.

Teacher Bio:

Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. Working as chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion in popularity and sudden rise in quality of scholastic chess in California. Currently, Chris Torres has the ranking of candidate master and serves as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy. Mr. Torres’ hobbies include playing classical guitar and getting his students to appear on the national top 100 chess rating lists. In 2009 Chris Torres coached for the National Elementary Chess Champion team at Mission San Jose Elementary School in Fremont, California. Torres Chess and Music Academy schools have also produced 14 Calchess Scholastic State Champion Teams in various age groups during the last 6 years. No other chess education organization in California has been as successful over the same period.

For more information on the Torres Chess and Music Academy please visit www.chessandmusic.com


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