Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Seeing the Magic

Last year’s Chess Camp was a magical experience for all who attended. Don’t forget to sign up for the 2015 Fremont Summer Chess Camp.

 

 

 

reblogged from: https://chessmusings.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/fremont-summer-chess-camp-week-2/

 

Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Week 2

The Torres Chess and Music Academy’s Fremont Summer Chess Camp continued to enrich the lives of children during its second week of operation. Below are some of the highlights from week 2:

 

Even our youngest students learned to notate chess properly thanks to Coach Tans.

 

 

Some of our older students battling it out in USCF rated chess games.

 

 

Aftre they finish their games, our students receive private lessons with the best chess coaches in the United States.

 

 

By the end of camp, every child will receive various awards.

 

 

Midweek, I arranged to have a real magician perform for our students!

 

 

The kids played basketball and soccer at recess.

 

 

I am in the background organizing a massive simul against Emory Tate.

 

 

Our campers thoroughly enjoyed Emory's simultaneous chess exhibition. IM Emory Tate won on every board!

Published by chessmusings

Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in both Bakersfield and the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A 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.

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