Yearly Archives: 2022

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Samford Fellowship Winners

BCS alumni GM Hans Niemann and GM Christopher Yoo (facing off here in last year's Junior Championship) win 2022 Samford Fellowships! Photo by Crystal Fuller and the SLCC

August 5th, 2022|News|0 Comments

GM Sam Shankland 44 player Simul

On Sunday, July 24th 2022, the Berkeley Chess School hosted a Simultaneous Exhibition by GM Sam Shankland, a BCS alumnus, author, and current member of the U.S, Olympic Team.. Sam is a hometown hero, beginning his chess career in a BCS afterschool class at Glorietta Elementary School in Orinda, and is now ranked 26th in [...]

August 4th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to BCS Alumnus GM Hans Niemann

GM Hans Niemann has had an amazing 2021! First earning the GM Title!! Then winning the World Open! Then winning the US Junior Championship (Qualifying for the 2022 US Championship!) Currently Hans is ranked 6th in the world of all Juniors. (and climbing rapidly!) In 2022 for the second year in a row, Hans has [...]

January 3rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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