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Playing Blindfold Chess

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a photographic memory to be proficient at blindfold chess. The basic visualization required is really not all that different from the kind of mental exercise chess players commonly experience while calculating long endgame variations. In fact, if you’ve ever had a vivid chess dream while sleeping (quite commonContinue reading “Playing Blindfold Chess”

Susan Polgar Week at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp

The Torres Chess and Music Academy is pleased to present Grandmaster Susan Polgar at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp for the week of August 1-4, 2016. Grandmaster Polgar will be on hand for the final hour of each day to analyze chess games from our camp tournament. All chess players ages 4-17 are invited toContinue reading “Susan Polgar Week at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 4

The Fremont Summer Chess Camp  is now beginning our second week. Our camp runs Monday through Thursday until August fourth. More information and registration forms can be found on the Torres Chess and Music Academy website. 

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 1

The Fremont Summer Chess Camp kicked off it’s eighth consecutive session at Mission San Jose Elementary School on July 5, 2016. Our camp runs Monday through Thursday until August fourth. More information and registration forms can be found on the Torres Chess and Music Academy website.  Below are a few photos from our first dayContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 1”