Archive for April, 2010

Kids’ Chess tournament in San Clemente, OC

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

On May 23, there will be an unrated tournament in San Clemente, CA for all kids who love chess and want to improve their chess, make new friends, and help out a charity. So, this way, everyone wins- all proceeds will be donated to charity.
It is going to take place at the beautiful Bella Collina in San Clemente. Hours are 10-3.  2 sections: K-6th, and 7-12th. Besides the tournament awards for the winners, every participant will receive a small prize, and in addition, there will gift certificates.  In addition, after the tournament, there will be an optional free lecture with Ms. D. Durham- the owner of Educational Chess.

To participate and register, please visit the Educational Chess tournaments page.  Reserve your seat today. Hope to see you there!

Chess camp and art camp for kids- Irvine, San Clemente – Orange County, CA

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Educational Chess is now accepting registrations for the Da Vinci Chess Camp and Art Camp in Irvine and San Clemente.
This fun and instructional summer camp is for two age groups: kids and teens.

Based on Da Vinci’s techniques, this unique academic camp combines the use of analytical and creative thinking skills which stimulate learning and imagination at all levels.
This summer camp is guranteed to be a fun learning experience and make a lasting impression on the campers.

For information and registration for the  Da Vinci Chess and Art Camp, please visit the Educational Chess chess camp page.

Da Vinci Chess and Art Summer Camp 2010 by Educational Chess

Irvine Chess classes for teens

Thursday, April 8th, 2010


Educational Chess is announcing two new chess classes for teens in Irvine. One is for beginners and the other is for intermediate teens. 
These classes are only 3 hours each and ideal for busy teens who would like to learn chess and improve their chess strategies.
The beginners’ chess class will cover all the basics of chess.
The intermediate chess class is an overview of all the middle game chess strategies, and even more advanced strategies for those who already know simple middle game strategies. We are also going to cover some sacrifices and explore opening and end-game concepts.
You can learn a lot in just a few hours.

April 17, 2010  Basics of Chess for Teens, 10 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. and
Register here.

April 24, 2010  Middle Game Strategies      10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.     
Register here.

Format: interactive, group and individual learning.  
Materials: supplied for use in class free of charge

Hope to see you there.