On Saturday, April 22, I hosted the Daily Chess Musings Spring Invitational Chess Tournament at the Fremont Hills Country Club in Los Altos Hills, California. This was a very special event for me as it was the first invitational chess tournament I have organized since the onset of the pandemic. As is my tradition, thereContinue reading “DCM Spring Invitational Chess Tournament in Los Altos Hills”
The US Amateur Team West Championship is one of the most enjoyable California chess traditions. A team event, the US Amateur Team West attracts all the usual faces and their friends to compete in a weekend long celebration of chess. Each year there is also a USATW Scholastic Tournament. As a chess coach, Editor forContinue reading “Photos from the 2023 US Amateur Team West Championship Scholastic Chess Tournament “
The Fall 2022 issue of the CalChess Journal is a whopping 33 pages filled with California chess news, Bay Area chess results and annotated games from NorCal chess players.
Chess Academy Poised to Bring a National Championship Approach to Bay Area Schools The President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy reports on his quest to bring the best chess instruction to schools in Northern California. For the first time in nearly five years, the Torres Chess and Music Academy is looking to expandContinue reading “Bay Area Chess News”