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6th Annual Berkeley Chess Festival

On may 17th, nearly 300 guests enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of food, drinks, and chess themed activities at the 6th annual BCS chess festival. Held on the playground of Hillside School in Berkeley. As the party started at noon

May 14th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments

Berkeley Senior Chess Championship

The City of Berkeley Senior Chess Tournament The First Annual City of Berkeley Senior Chess Championship was held at the South Berkeley Senior Center on May 29, 30 and 31 and drew 26 players. It proved to be a very strong tournament with Grandmaster Walter Browne adding the title of City of Berkeley Senior Champion [...]

May 13th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments

Senate Proclamation

This measure designates October as California’s Chess Month, encourages the people of California to observe Chess Month with appropriate programs and activities, and encourages schools to include chess as an educational tool in their classrooms. There are 9294 members of the United States Chess Federation

May 12th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments

Berkeley students shine at Super States!

Adrian Kondakov took the K-3 Champion section by Storm! scoring a remarkable 5/6 going undefeated! Adrian only conceded two draws both of which was to higher rated players. This was enough to secure First Place on Tie breakers. Adrian is now the K-3 State champion! Special mention to Christopher Seo who placed 7th, as well [...]

October 10th, 2014|Blog, News|0 Comments
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