Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Kings & Queens Youth Exhibition

Kings & Queens Youth Exhibition


Tournament will be held at JPM Enrichment Centre
4055 NW 183rd Street
Miami Gardens, Florida 33165
Saturday, May 16th, 2009

Tournament Info
· 5 rounds Swiss System G/30
· USCF Membership Required
· Half-point bye available only in Round 1
· K3 Open and K5 open competitive categories
· Top Ten Individual trophies awarded in each category
· Top Three Team trophies awarded in each category
· Teams consist of a maximum of five players in each category
· Top four players determine team score
· Bring your own boards and clocks

Teams will be selected based on talent, active participation, and sportsmanship.

If you have any questions regarding this tournament please contact Webber J. Charles via mobile at (786) 269-4337 or email at charli2foto@yahoo.com.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Women's World Champion to Host Camp

World Chess Hall of Fame & Sidney Samole Museum is proud to announce the WORLD CHAMPION ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK’s SUMMER CHESS CAMP!
This will be followed by the Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess Hall of Fame Cup.
Come meet, work and learn from the best with the current Women's Chess World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk. With FIDE 2516 and USCF 2590 ratings, she has become the dominant force in International Women's Chess and chess overall. Learn directly from Alexandra herself and she teaches you everything about the game from openings to your end game. Camp will be held in the air-conditioned rooms of the World Chess Hall of Fame, 13755 SW 119th Avenue, Miami, FL 33186 (few blocks from Miami Metro Zoo). Chess camp is open for kids up to 18-years of age. Each participant will have a unique chance to study chess and have fun right in the historic Chess Hall of Fame, in beautiful Miami, Florida and work with the reigning Women’s World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk and other experienced masters.
Sign up for any or all FOUR one week long sessions

(9AM-5PM daily):

June 22nd-26th — 1st session
June 29th-July 3rd — 2nd session
July 6th-10th — 3rd session
July 13th-17th — 4th session


Campers may register for as many sessions as they want as long as there are slots available.

Fees: Early Registration: $400/week if postmarked by April 30, 2009, $450 if postmarked by May 31, 2009.

Registration: $500/week (full day), $250/week (half days). Please click here to download a PDF of the registration form.
You can email Alexandra directly at: alexandra@kosteniuk.com. All questions go directly to her and she answers every email. You can learn more about Alexandra Kosteniuk and exciting chess career at http://www.kosteniuk.com/. Catch Alexandra on video at the Chess Movies website.