2022 CalChess Super State Championships K-8 Day 1

Back in the Spring of 2020, the California scholastic chess community wondered if this day would ever come. Well here it is: the CalChess Super State K-8 Championships is occurring at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Over the board scholastic chess tournaments is back and it’s better than ever!

Please enjoy a slideshow from the first day of the 47th annual CalChess Scholastic Championships for kindergarten through eighth graders.

Enjoy the slide show with pictures from the event

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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