Free Online Summer Camp FAQ

*How can I register? You should be able to register on the Free Chess Camp page, but if you were having difficulty you can register by filling out this Google Form. *Do I need a Chess.com account? Yes. We will be using Chess.com to play games and a tournament. You will need an account, butContinue reading “Free Online Summer Camp FAQ”

Fremont Back to School Chess Camp

The Torres Chess and Music Academy is pleased to announce a three day Back to School Chess Camp designed to produce rapid improvement in your child’s chess abilities.   On Day one of our Back to School Chess Camp, Chris Torres will show your children illustrative games which demonstrate ultra-sharp opening play.   On dayContinue reading “Fremont Back to School Chess Camp”

California Summer Chess Fun

 To this chess coach, Summer Fun in California means exciting chess camps every week of the summer. With chess classes planned every day from Memorial Day to Labor Day, I organize events for young chess players of all skill levels, including classes with great chess teachers, rated tournaments, chess simuls against grandmasters, chess book talksContinue reading “California Summer Chess Fun”

TCAMA Summer Chess Camps – The Best Value in the Bay Area

At the Torres Chess and Music Academy we pride ourselves in providing truly inspiring chess experiences for the lowest price possible. This year’s San Jose Summer Chess Camp will feature instruction from: Chris Torres (Celebrating his 20th year teaching chess) GM Daniel Naroditsky (Currently ranked in the Top Ten by rating in the United States!)Continue reading “TCAMA Summer Chess Camps – The Best Value in the Bay Area”

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”

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: Week 4

Below are photographs of my favorite moments from week four of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. I wish to thank all of our students, coaches, Steve and Kate’s Camps,  the Wild Cat Education and Conservation Fund and Grandmaster Susan Polgar. It takes a lot of great people to make the Fremont Summer Chess Camp asContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Week 4”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Week 1

The first week of the Torres Chess and Music Academy’s Fremont Summer Camp was a smashing success. One parent even asked me why our camp was so much better than the other chess classes in the Bay Area. I answered, “The real secret is in enthusiasm. It is the magic we use to transform challengesContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Week 1”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp is Popular Choice for Kids

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Coach Joe’s Report on the 2014 USCF National Elementary Chess Championships

MSJE Head Coach, Joe Lonsdale, Provides a Brief Summary of  Fremont’s Achievements At the 2014 National Elementary Chess Championships. The 2014 National Elementary School Chess Championships were held the weekend of May 9th to 11th in Dallas, TX.  More than 2,200 students from 107 schools competed in these championships. 17 MSJE (Mission San Jose ElementaryContinue reading “Coach Joe’s Report on the 2014 USCF National Elementary Chess Championships”