Say Gay Chess Day 2022

I was honored to be employed as the Chief Tournament Director for The Eade Foundation’s Say Gay Chess Day chess tournament. It was especially fitting that James Eade formally welcomed the gay community into the chess community in a place that has such a storied chess history as The Mechanics’ Institute in San Francisco. InContinue reading “Say Gay Chess Day 2022”

CalChess Journal Winter 2022

Fremont Winter Chess Camp

As soon as your child has finished his/her last round at the Calchess State Grade Level Championship be sure to sign them up for The Fremont Achiever Winter Chess Camp.  This popular winter chess camp is brought to you by the talented teachers at the Torres Chess and Music Academy, a non-profit organization. Students of Chris Torres areContinue reading “Fremont Winter Chess Camp”

For Immediate Release: Scholastic Chess Tournaments in the Bay Area

For Immediate Release: Torres Chess and Music Academy, Inc. Presents: The SPHDS Quads At the South Peninsula Hebrew Day School – 1030 Astoria Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087 Sunday, February 7th, 2010 AND Sunday, March 7th, 2010 Where: South Peninsula Hebrew Day School When: 1:00pm – 4:00pm What: Scholastic (K-12) 3 Round Quad – G/30 Cost:Continue reading “For Immediate Release: Scholastic Chess Tournaments in the Bay Area”

CalChess Grade Level Championship

This weekend I am enjoying my duties as a coach at the CalChess Grade Level Championship in Stockton. I will be posting tournament crosstables, games and photos both nights of the tournament. This blogger is extremely grateful that Calchess President Tom Langland performed the chief tournament director duties. Below is a very instructional game playedContinue reading “CalChess Grade Level Championship”

Where I Was Ten Years Ago.

Thanks to Google’s ten year  anniversary, the famed search engine has added an option to have a google search  show the user what he or she would have seen ten years in the past. This feature also includes the cached pages from a decade ago. Below is the description of my chess activities from ten years ago taken directlyContinue reading “Where I Was Ten Years Ago.”