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Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2016: Day 5

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 6

Day six was all about endgames, accurate calculation and friendly competition. I am so proud of the effort all of our campers put forth and how much noticeable improvement they demonstrate after just six sessions.                   Sign your child up for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp and we’ll make sureContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2015: Day 6”

A Sterling Recommendation for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp

Below is an honest appraisal on the value of our summer chess camp copied directly from an email by the Head Coach of Mission San Jose Elementary School Chess Program:   Attached is the flyer for the summer 2015 chess program in the MSJE multipurpose room. Chris Torres has been running these programs for severalContinue reading “A Sterling Recommendation for the Fremont Summer Chess Camp”

MSJE Chess Team Wins Two National Chess Championships in One Month(by Coach Joe)

There were two elementary school chess team championships held in the United States in May 2015. The weekend of May 9th and 10th the USCF (United States Chess Federation) held its annual Elementary school chess championship at the Grand Old Opry Hotel in Nashville TN.   This is the “official” chess championship and for theContinue reading “MSJE Chess Team Wins Two National Chess Championships in One Month(by Coach Joe)”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2013: Week 1

Week 1 of the Fremont Summer Chess Camp at Mission San Jose Elementary School was a smashing success. Nearly 50 children from around the Bay Area received chess instruction from California’s best chess coaches. Many kids from the recent National Championship Team at Mission San Jose Elementary School were present as well as several individualContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2013: Week 1”

Only 7 Days Until the Fremont Summer Chess Camp at MSJE

All Star Chess Coaches Gear Up for Fremont Chess Camp The TCAMA President releases the details of the 2013 Fremont Summer Chess Camp at Mission San Jose Elementary School. Joe Lonsdale with MSJE kids at the National Chess Championships. Joe Lonsdale’s goal in chess is to make MSJE the strongest scholastic chess program in theContinue reading “Only 7 Days Until the Fremont Summer Chess Camp at MSJE”

Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Preview 5

There are many reasons why the Fremont Summer Chess Camp at Mission San Jose Elementary School is the perfect choice for your child. One, however, has little to do with chess. Students who attend the Mission San Jose Elementary School Summer Chess Camp in Fremont will receive an exclusive deal from the Achiever Institute. The Achiever Institute, Fremont’sContinue reading “Fremont Summer Chess Camp: Preview 5”

Fremont Chess Camp 2012

Fremont Summer Chess Camp 2012 Home of the 2009 NATIONAL ELEMENTARY CHESS CHAMPIONS! This camp will feature chess instruction by: Joe Lonsdale (Head Coach of Mission San Jose Elementary School) Francisco Anchondo (Team Coach for Weibel Elementary School) Tans Hylkema (Team Coach for Collins Elementary School) Chris Torres (President of the Torres Chess and MusicContinue reading “Fremont Chess Camp 2012”

National Elementary Chess Championship: Part 2

Day Two of the 2010 Bert Lerner National Elementary Chess Championship is complete.  California has several chess players who have a good chance to be crowned Nation Champion. In the K-5 Championship section, Allan Beilin is in first place with a perfect score. In the K-3 Championship section, California’s Tanuj Vasudeva  and Aaron Householder  are both 5/5. Finaly, in the K-1 Championship section,Continue reading “National Elementary Chess Championship: Part 2”