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.




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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!

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Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in 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. Chris Torres served as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy from 2005-2020 and currently is recognized as a correspondence chess master with the United States Chess Federation. Since 1998 Chris Torres has taught 6 individual national champions as well as led multiple school teams to win national championship titles. In addition, Chris Torres has directed and taught at 10 different schools which have been California State Champions at chess. In 2011 and 2012, several former and current students of Chris Torres have been selected to represent the United States at the World Youth Chess Championships. 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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