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Chess coach Jay Stallings celebrates 25 years of teaching – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

“I think it’s less about chess and more about teaching my students how to be thinkers and good members of the community,” Stallings said. “It’s incredible for me to look around here to see former students of mine who have grey in their beards, and it’s nice to see the impact that I’ve made theseContinue reading “Chess coach Jay Stallings celebrates 25 years of teaching – Santa Clarita Valley Signal”

San Jose Chess Camp to Teach Decision Making Skills to Bay Area Youth

SAN JOSE, CA – 07/06/2017 — Chris Torres, the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy, has been successfully inspiring California’s young chess players for over 20 years. During this time, his annual summer chess camp has proven itself a good training ground for the Bay Area’s brightest chess talent. This year’s San JoseContinue reading “San Jose Chess Camp to Teach Decision Making Skills to Bay Area Youth”

#NationalChessDay

Did you know that the second Saturday of October is National Chess Day? I celebrated the occasion with my family at the Weibel Quads in Fremont, California. The tournament was well run and I had a great time reviewing chess games, visiting with friends and celebrating chess.Kudos to Alan Kirshner for another nice event.  Continue reading “#NationalChessDay”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 5

Today we were visited by Coach Jay as part of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp’s esteemed guest series. As good as his app is, Coach Jay is even better in person!  Below are some of my favorite moments from day 5:             Don’t miss out on the rest of our camp. SignContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 5”

Happy Fourth of July from the Fremont Summer Chess Camp

Fremont Summer Chess Camp July 4th Special On Monday July sixth, the Fremont Summer Chess Camp welcomes world famous chess coach Jay Stallings. Coach Jay founded the highly regarded California Youth Chess League in 1996, authored the popular “Fried Liver & Burning Pants: Curious but True Chess Stories,” and created Coach Jay’s Chess Academy App whichContinue reading “Happy Fourth of July from the Fremont Summer Chess Camp”

Preparing for the Susan Polgar Foundation’s National Open for Girls and Boys: Part 3

or Why You should be Using Coach Jay’s Chess Academy to train your child With only twenty days left before the Susan Polgar Foundation’s National Open for Girls and Boys, do you ever wonder what you can do to prepare for the event with your child. If you download Coach Jay’s Chess Academy you literally canContinue reading “Preparing for the Susan Polgar Foundation’s National Open for Girls and Boys: Part 3”

An Interview with Chess Coach Jay Stallings

Below is my interview with the incredibly popular chess coach, Jay Stallings. Coach Jay runs the California Youth Chess League which is one of the best run scholastic chess organizations on the west coast. In addition, Jay Stallings just released Coach Jay Chess Academy for the iPhone, iPad and Android Devices. Can you describe CoachContinue reading “An Interview with Chess Coach Jay Stallings”

My Review of Coach Jay’s Chess Academy

Jay Stallings has been successfully employing a martial art belt system to teaching chess for nearly two decades. He has taught approximately 35,000 children the royal game, many of whom went on to become the top chess players for their age in the country. The motivation of earning belts coupled with his passion for and knowledgeContinue reading “My Review of Coach Jay’s Chess Academy”