Stop, Children, What’s That Sound? – Fremont, CA – Doug Torres starts his 50th Year Teaching Guitar at Ohlone College! — Read on patch.com/california/fremont/stop-children-what-s-sound My father is starting his 50th year teaching guitar at Ohlone College in Fremont.
It is my great pleasure to endorse Joseph Lonsdale Sr. for the Ohlone College Board of Directors. I have known Joe since he joined with the Torres Chess and Music Academy ten years ago. The Torres Chess and Music Academy is widely recognized as the highest quality provider of after-school youth chess programs in CaliforniaContinue reading “I Endorse Joe Lonsdale for the Ohlone College Board of Directors”
Susan Polgar is, in my humble opinion, the best chess coach in the United States. Her achievement of coaching two different division 1 colleges to National Chess Championships on several occasions speaks volumes as to her abilities. I believe Susan’s coaching philosophy should prove useful for coaches of any discipline. Obtained from http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/2014/04/my-coaching-philo<a href="http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/2014/04/my-coaching-philosophy.html?m=1 ManyContinue reading “Susan Polgar Explains Her Coaching Philosophy”
Below is an excerpt from the Calchess Scholastic Coordinator’s Winter Chess Report: In January, Ray Orwig once again did a stellar job running the Calchess Girls’ State Championship in San Rafael. This was Ray’s seventh year running this event and, as always, it proved to be an ideal showcase for California’s girls to demonstrate theirContinue reading “Calchess Scholastic Winter Chess Report”
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”
The 2011 Fremont Summer Chess Camp at Mission San Jose Elementary School offers students from around the Bay Area an opportunity to train with the players and coaches of the Mission San Jose Elementary School chess team. Our chess team has had unrivaled success at State Championship events and in 2009 became the first CaliforniaContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2011: Preview 1”
A Parent’s Guide to Chess in the San Francisco Bay Area: Bay Area chess parents have many resources available to help establish their children’s chess calendar. Two of my favorite Northern California chess websites are listed below. 1) SiliconValleyChess.com This is the web site to visit to get all the latest information on children’s chess events inContinue reading “Children’s Chess in the Bay Area”
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!”