Posts Tagged ‘santa clara’

United States G/30 National Chess Championship

October 2, 2011

California is set to host the U.S. G/30 Chess Championship on October Second, 2011. Having a U.S.C.F. National Championship in the Bay Area is a rare treat and many of my chess students are eager to win another national title. I will report live from the Santa Clara Convention Center and provide complete coverage of this exciting chess tournament.

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United States G/60 National Chess Championship

October 1, 2011

The Bay Area will be hosting the U.S. G/60 Chess Championship on October First, 2011. It is a rare pleasure to have a U.S.C.F. National Championship located in Northern California and many of my students look forward to this extra opportunity to add to their credentials. Tomorrow, I will report live from the Santa Clara Convention Center with a special emphasis on Northern California’s best chess juniors.

2011 Calchess Scholastic State Championship: Round Four

April 3, 2011

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First Grader Ben Rood continues his impressive streak by defeating current grade three State Champion Joanna Liu (1540). Ben’s play at the 2011 Calchess Scholastic State Championship is entirely consistent with the brilliant chess I see from him every week during our lessons.
   Anthony Zhou, another one of my favorite students, is also 4/4. The two seemed destined to clash in the coming rounds. If this occurs, it will be the most difficult experience of the tournament for the players and their coach.

Calchess Scholastic State Championships

March 28, 2011

The best scholastic chess players from Northern California will be competing in the 2011 Calchess Scholastic State Championship this weekend in Santa Clara, California. For the last 36 years, children from kindergarten through grade 12 have had an opportunity to demonstrate their chess skills, make friends and battle for championship titles at this prestigious event. It is now quite common for Calchess Scholastic State Champions to out perform the opposition at National and World Championship events. So for many, the road to becoming a world famous chess player has its first hurdle in Santa Clara, California.

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