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U.S. champion Sam Shankland to teach advanced camp June 25-29

Join the Berkeley Chess School’s grandmaster-in-residence — 2018 U.S. champion Sam Shankland — for one intensive week of training June 25-29. For less than $20 per hour, adults and children rated higher than 1800 USCF will learn from the American grandmaster who served on Magnus Carlsen’s team during the 2014 and 2016 world championship matches. [...]

June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fun times at our new Dublin summer camp!

We've just completed week 1 of our new full-day chess camp in Dublin. It was a great success, with 18 campers becoming much stronger players. Attending chess camp is the best way to improve, with four hours of lessons per day. And it's fun! Two levels were offered, one for students rated over 600, and [...]

July 11th, 2016|Blog, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NM Josiah Stearman wins Sacramento City Championship with 2595 Performance!

This year's Sacramento City Championship had its strongest line-up ever, with one Grandmaster, two International Masters, and five National Masters! Berkeley Chess School sent two National Masters to compete: 2014 Sacramento Champion Bryon Doyle, and 12-year-old World Youth contender Josiah Stearman. Josiah played extraordinarily well, winning against both of his  opponents on Saturday, starting with a [...]

July 11th, 2016|Blog, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Game View – Herman Steiner Marathon – Round 6

[Event "Herman Steiner Marathon"] [Site ""] [Date "2015.05.27"] [Round "6"] [White "Deng, David"] [Black "Regzedmaa, Gankhuyag"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C45"] [Annotator ",Doyle"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2015.05.27"] [SourceDate "2015.05.27"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nxd4 5. Qxd4 b6 6. Bc4 Qe7 7. O-O Qc5 8. Qd3 Nf6 9. Be3 Qe5 [...]

October 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment
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