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Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 7

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 4

The Fremont Summer Chess Camp  is now beginning our second week. Our camp runs Monday through Thursday until August fourth. More information and registration forms can be found on the Torres Chess and Music Academy website. 

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 1

The Fremont Summer Chess Camp kicked off it’s eighth consecutive session at Mission San Jose Elementary School on July 5, 2016. Our camp runs Monday through Thursday until August fourth. More information and registration forms can be found on the Torres Chess and Music Academy website.  Below are a few photos from our first dayContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 1”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016

Come train with the 2015 and 2016 National Elementary Chess Champions at MSJE! This camp will feature chess instruction by: GM Susan Polgar (Former World Champion and Current Head Coach for the National Collegiate Chess Champions at Webster University) NM Eric Schiller (The world’s most prolific chess author) Jay Stallings (Acclaimed author, chess coach andContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016”

Multi-Site Chess Tournament Comes to Fremont

   Dear Chess Players, This Saturday (4/9) there will be a very special chess tournament at the Achiever Institute in Fremont. This tournament will simultaneously connect participants in Chess Centers across the country. Participants will compete online and onsite in this innovative new format at Brooklyn, Long Island, and Silicon Valley.    You can RegisterContinue reading “Multi-Site Chess Tournament Comes to Fremont”

#NationalChessDay

Did you know that the second Saturday of October is National Chess Day? I celebrated the occasion with my family at the Weibel Quads in Fremont, California. The tournament was well run and I had a great time reviewing chess games, visiting with friends and celebrating chess.Kudos to Alan Kirshner for another nice event.  Continue reading “#NationalChessDay”

Pawn Sacrifice Special Lesson: Fischer Channels Morphy

To celebrate the release of the movie Pawn Sacrifice, I have decided to put the spotlight on Bobby Fischer’s games in many of my group chess lessons. Below, I’ve attached my notes to the Fischer game that I presented this last Saturday at Achiever Institute in Fremont. If you missed this lesson there, I willContinue reading “Pawn Sacrifice Special Lesson: Fischer Channels Morphy”

California Chess Classes to Feature the Games of Bobby Fischer

In honor of the movie Pawn Sacrifice, National Champion Chess Coach Chris Torres is pleased to announce two new chess programs that will feature the games of Bobby Fischer.     Beginning September 19, 2015 The Fremont Achiever Chess Team Saturday from 1:00 until 3:00 43475 Ellsworth St. Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 226-6161 REGISTER HEREContinue reading “California Chess Classes to Feature the Games of Bobby Fischer”

Emory Tate’s Magnificent Mate in 4

Below is the conclusion to a chess game from International Master Emory Tate’s simultaneous exhibition at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp played on 7/21/2015. For the previous moves, please refer to “Mate in 4 Challenge from Emory Tate’s Simultaneous Exhibition at MSJE.”                

Mate in 4 Challenge from Emory Tate’s Simultaneous Exhibition at MSJE

Below is a game from IM Emory Tate’s chess simul at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. The simul consisted of 30 boards occupied by many of the top scholastic chess players in Northern California. Emory Tate won on every board and completed the task in under 2 and 1/2 hours. I am purposefully leaving theContinue reading “Mate in 4 Challenge from Emory Tate’s Simultaneous Exhibition at MSJE”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 14

On our fourteenth day of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp, International Master Emory Tate put on a show by winning with ease against 30 of the top young players in California. Every player who participated received Emory’s autograph on their game score and a souvenir photo from the simul. Later in the week, I willContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 14”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 13

Our great coaches made the thirteenth day of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp especially lucky for scores of talented young chess players.       You can still sign up for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp by visiting http://www.ChessAndMusic.com.  

The Final Week of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp Starts on Monday!

Don’t miss your last opportunity to register your child for a chess experience of a lifetime! REGISTER NOW! Only $222 for ONE WEEK   At the Fremont Summer Chess Camp, your child will live and breathe chess while our elite coaches provide them with the most incredible educational experience available.   This class will meet fromContinue reading “The Final Week of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp Starts on Monday!”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 12

There has been a multitude of great moments during the Fremont Summer Chess Camp and I feel incredibly fortunate to be working with so many intelligent children. Below are some of my favorite photographs from our twelfth day of camp. We still have one more week of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. Sign up today!

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 11

Below are some of our favorite moments from day 11 of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp. Click here to sign up for the remainder of our summer chess camp.