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Fremont Scholastic Chess Championship a Success

FremontChess.com held it’s annual Scholastic Chess Championship on March 16th and 17th at the Learning Bee Learning Center in Fremont, California.   Nearly fifty children participated in the event to share their passion for chess while competing for the title of Fremont Chess Champion. The tournament which was a combined effort between US Chess MatesContinue reading “Fremont Scholastic Chess Championship a Success”

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”

What You Need to Know About the Fremont Summer Chess Camp

   The Fremont Summer Chess Camp at MSJE has been serving Northern California’s youth chess players every summer since 2008. A true leader in chess education, the Fremont Summer Chess Camp at MSJE has helped to create multiple National Championship school teams as well as scores of individual state and national champion players. The FremontContinue reading “What You Need to Know About the Fremont Summer Chess Camp”

Emory Tate’s Magnificent Mate in 4

Below is the conclusion to a chess game from International Master Emory Tate’s simultaneous exhibition at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp played on 7/21/2015. For the previous moves, please refer to “Mate in 4 Challenge from Emory Tate’s Simultaneous Exhibition at MSJE.”                

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 11

Below are some of our favorite moments from day 11 of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. Click here to sign up for the remainder of our summer chess camp.   

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 10

Ten days in and our campers continue to grow more enthusiastic about learning chess!                Click here to find out more information on the Fremont Summer Chess Camp and to register.

Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Day 7

Seven days is more than enough time to make incredible improvements in your chess game at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. Today, Coach Joe Lonsdale noticed how much stronger one of his future stars has become in just the last seven days!                  

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”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 1

Below are some of my favorite moments from day 1. There is still plenty of time remaining for your child to join us. Sign up here: http://chessandmusic.com/aboutus/                  

A Sterling Recommendation for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp

Below is an honest appraisal on the value of our summer chess camp copied directly from an email by the Head Coach of Mission San Jose Elementary School Chess Program:   Attached is the flyer for the summer 2015 chess program in the MSJE multipurpose room. Chris Torres has been running these programs for severalContinue reading “A Sterling Recommendation for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp”

MSJE Wins the Yes2Chess International School Team Championship in London!

The kids from Mission San Jose Elementary School are headed home from London with a huge trophy for winning a prestigious international school team championship. This truly global chess tournament was organized by the UK based Yes2Chess and sponsored by Barclays. In order to represent the United States, Team MSJE first had to defeat the otherContinue reading “MSJE Wins the Yes2Chess International School Team Championship in London!”

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.       reblogged from: https://chessmusings.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/fremont-summer-chess-camp-week-2/   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 secondContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Seeing the Magic”

MSJE Chess Team Wins Two National Chess Championships in One Month(by Coach Joe)

There were two elementary school chess team championships held in the United States in May 2015. The weekend of May 9th and 10th the USCF (United States Chess Federation) held its annual Elementary school chess championship at the Grand Old Opry Hotel in Nashville TN.   This is the “official” chess championship and for theContinue reading “MSJE Chess Team Wins Two National Chess Championships in One Month(by Coach Joe)”

Calchess Super States 2015

The Calchess Super States(Calchess Scholastic State Championships) is occurring this weekend at the Santa Clara Convention Center. For most, it will be an occasion for games to be won, rivalries to be rekindled and large trophies to be distributed. For myself, weekends like these are all about celebrating chess and teaching hundreds of young brightContinue reading “Calchess Super States 2015”

Chess Master Eric Schiller Inspires Children at Fremont Summer Chess Camp

The Torres Chess and Music Academy describes their latest event in the esteemed guest series for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp.  For Immediate Release:   Fremont, California 7/19/14   This past Thursday, chess master Eric Schiller came to guest lecture the students at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. Having written two hundred top selling chessContinue reading “Chess Master Eric Schiller Inspires Children at Fremont Summer Chess Camp”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Week 3

The Torres Chess and Music Academy is constantly at work making sure the events we offer your children are the very best in California. Below are some images from week 3 of the 2014 Fremont Summer Chess Camp. There is still one more week left in our chess camp at Mission San Jose Elementary SchoolContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Week 3”

California Chess Event Schedule for July

The Torres Chess and Music Academy releases their special event schedule for the month of July. Fremont, California (PRWEB) July 07, 2014   The Torres Chess and Music Academy is committed to delivering opportunities for young chess players to grow in chess while creating life long memories. During the annual Fremont Summer Chess Camp, theContinue reading “California Chess Event Schedule for July”

A Modern Classic in the Grand Prix Attack

  In 2003, blog-meister Daaim Shabazz PhD. Famously asked, “Is the Grand Prix Attack Busted?” In his article, he described the Grand Prix Attack as “rarely seen at top level play where only GM Sergey Tiviakov remains its top employer.”  Then Mr. Shabazz points us to the game of GM Sergey Tiviakov vs GM Garry Kasparov and IM Stephen Muhammed’sContinue reading “A Modern Classic in the Grand Prix Attack”

World’s Top Chess Trainer to Work with Bay Area Kids

The Torres Chess and Music Academy is proud to present Susan Polgar to the Bay Area Scholastic Chess Community Fremont, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Torres Chess and Music Academy is inviting Northern California scholastic chess players to see firsthand why Susan Polgar was named the Top Chess Trainer in the World for 2014 byContinue reading “World’s Top Chess Trainer to Work with Bay Area Kids”