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Weekly Tournament Results May 8, 2021

Weekly Tournament Results March 26, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 rgallege 4 #2 aruminchess 3.5 #3 winnerkarthik07 3.5 #4 kermit8 3 #4 QueenAlisha 3 #6 KingSharvil 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 GooooChess 4 #2 chaas2178 3.5 #3 Rohitsaich 3 Beginner Brunch

Balancing Effective Outcomes With Efficient Results

Chess players regularly differentiate between effective outcomes and efficient results; the former means “having the desired effect,” while the latter means “having a desired effect in the fewest moves or timeframe.” Chess puzzles often require us to be more efficient in moves than effectively necessary while performance ratings only measure the effectiveness of our movesContinue reading “Balancing Effective Outcomes With Efficient Results”

Weekly Tournament Results March 19, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 AnElliott 4.5 #1 louis948 4.5 #3 Chessllamallamallama 3 #4 rgallege 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 diced_knights 3.5 #2 pokemon603 2.5 #3 denmerc 2 #4 LavendarLlama 2 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 chaas2178 3 #2 Sri_14 2 #3 KingSharvil 2

Weekly Tournament Results March 5, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 Hellocow 5 #2 aruminchess 4 #3 Ea20045 3 #4 krithik_r 3 #5 VibrantDiamond100 3 #6 QueenBunny1 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 luckylol3 4.5 #2 rgallege 4 #3 CautiousAgent 3 #4 diced_knights 3 #5 nervousokra 3 #6 lukelegendwalker 3 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 VibrantDiamond100 3Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results March 5, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 26, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 krithik_r 4 #2 Hellocow 4 #3 Ethanleeethanlee 4 #4 chessdude970 3 #5 DearShowyCircus 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 knightseu 3 #2 chaas2178 2 #2 aonofre0416 2 #4 Jonofre10 1 Beginner Brunch I do not know why the Beginner Brunch had no results. I think there wasContinue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 26, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 19, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 krithik_r 4 #2 aruminchess 3 #3 QueenBunny1 2 #4 Daiwen1 2 #5 VibrantDiamond100 2 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 louis948 5 #2 chessfor105 4 #3 McnChess99 3 #4 MegaWildBalloon 3 #5 diced_knights 2 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 Rohitsaich 4 #2 ThunderingKavin 4 #2 annieg001 4Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 19, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 12, 2021

Friday Frenzy Place Player Points #1 krithik_r 4 #2 CoolBestChampion 4 #3 JONATHAN_ANONUEVO 3 #4 chessfor107 3 #5 chessfor105 3 #5 CautiousAgent 3 Super Saturday Swiss Place Player Points #1 Jojoofthejungle 4 #2 chessfor105 4 #3 Peregrine104 3 #4 CastawayWill 3 #5 TheKidsKid 3 #5 nervousokra 3 Beginner Brunch Place Player Points #1 ritztoday 3Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 12, 2021”

Weekly Tournament Results February 5, 2021

Friday Frenzy Player #1   krithik_r (1228) 4 #2   Ethanleeethanlee (937) 4 #3 kidchess46 (1729) 4 #4   Dark_Knight_DK14 (1203) 3 #5 KevinKim19 (1166) 3 #5 CautiousAgent (874) 3 Super Saturday Swiss Player #1   louis948 (1355) 5 #2 voldemort093 (1244) 4 #3   Amanekitty (932) 3 #4 Andrew3060 (716) 3 #5 Oceanwaves100 (1109)Continue reading “Weekly Tournament Results February 5, 2021”

Mission San Jose Elementary Takes Chess to a New Level

Mission San Jose Elementary School in Fremont, California has, for decades, fielded the most successful chess teams the Golden State has ever produced. Year after year, the relatively small public school’s chess club trains hundreds of students in the art of aggressive chess play. Those who excel at the club are invited to participate in the more exclusive MondayContinue reading “Mission San Jose Elementary Takes Chess to a New Level”

National K-12 Championship: Milind Maiti is Perfect After Two Days

Milind Maiti has a perfect record after two days of intense games at the 2010 United States Chess Federation National K-12  Championship. Thus far,  Milind has defeated all challengers including the impressive Atreya Vaidya and Maggie Ni. Tomorrow morning, in round 6, Milind Maiti will face the only other undefeated kindergartener. Should Milind Maiti defeatContinue reading “National K-12 Championship: Milind Maiti is Perfect After Two Days”

San Jose Chess Club at Little Genius Learning Center

 San Jose Chess Club at Little Genius Learning Center 1556 South De Anza Boulevard, San Jose, California The San Jose Little Genius Chess Club meets every Saturday from 4:00pm until 6:30pm, beginning in September 2010.   The San Jose Little Genius Chess Club is a very special chess program designed and taught by nationally renowned chessContinue reading “San Jose Chess Club at Little Genius Learning Center”

Know Chess Cancels Chess Classes

Know Chess has recently cancelled chess classes at a number of schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.  If you work for or your child attends one of these schools, the Torres Chess and Music Academy can help you get another chess club set up immediately.  Please contact us if your school is located inContinue reading “Know Chess Cancels Chess Classes”