Elite California Chess Events are Looking for Volunteers

Do you want to be up close with a chess grandmaster?

Do you want to be part of the most elite chess tournaments – GM NORM tournaments?

Do you have a passion to help others in need?

We are looking for a volunteer with USCF rating >1000 to help with taking notation and pushing clocks for the upcoming Mission 360 Bay Area GM NORM tournaments (https://www.mission360foru.org/events/mar-norm-event). One of our GMs needs help for religious reasons. Your help ensures we can bring high quality elite chess tournaments to Bay Area!

Volunteer hours (~5 hours per game) will be provided.

Location: Bay Area Chess, 2050 Concourse Dr, San Jose

Time slots:

Fri. Mar 25th 7-11pm (0/2 filled)

Sat. Mar 26th 11:30am-3:30pm (1/2 filled)

Sat. Mar 26th 5:30pm-9:30pm (0/2 filled)

Fri. Apr 1st 7-11pm (0/2 filled)

Sat. Apr 2nd 11:30am-3:30pm (1/2 filled)

Sat. Apr 2nd 5:30pm-9:30pm (0/2 filled)

Please contact Kevin at kevin@mission360foru.org to sign up.

Also, be sure to visit the Mission 360 website for more information on this elite event and other exciting chess opportunities!

Published by chessmusings

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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