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Mission San Jose Elementary Chess 09-10

Tonight was the final night of the school year for the chess team at Mission San Jose Elementary School in Fremont. The team members, parents and coaches all celebrated each others company one last time and reflected on the many success stories of the previous season. During this school year, Mission San Jose Elementary won the most sections at theContinue reading “Mission San Jose Elementary Chess 09-10”

Fremont Chess Schools Set New Standard for Success

Have you ever heard of Fremont, California? Chances are, if you follow scholastic chess in the United States, you have. Schools from Fremont have historically used schools from other California cities as punching bags in the local scholastic chess arena. Recently, there has been a major effort made in exposing the rest of the United States to California’s best kept chess secret. InContinue reading “Fremont Chess Schools Set New Standard for Success”

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”

Astronaut vs. Earth Chess Match

International Space Station flight engineer and science officer Greg Chamitoff has no problem playing chess in zero gravity while traveling at 5 miles per second. In fact, he made short work out of defeating the NASA Mission Control Center crew in his spare time while in orbit on the International Space Station. Now comes the real challenge.Continue reading “Astronaut vs. Earth Chess Match”

Earn Money Teaching Chess to Children in After School Programs!

Earn money teaching chess to children in after school programs!The Torres Chess & Music Academy, a nonprofit organization, is currently looking for outgoing individuals who work well with kids. Our schools are located in the Cupertino, Palo Alto, Fremont and San Bruno areas. Join our team now! There is plenty of room for advancement withinContinue reading “Earn Money Teaching Chess to Children in After School Programs!”