Monday , 18 June 2018

McKinney Chess Camp Set for Next Week

Submitted by TSB Community

McKinney Chess Summer Fun is almost over. Com​e join us for the last of the activities before the school year starts.Sign up now up now for the camp or tournament August 13-17. We’ve booked the best DFW coaches for the camp and will be our best camp ever!

We need a minimum of five students and a maximum of 10 per instructor. Anyone signed up for the camp will be automatically registered for the four-round tournament on Aug. 17. Plus we’ll have information and forms for you to set up a chess club at your school!

Register on-line at

Please join us for our last Chess in the Park. We’ve met lots of new faces and hope to see you all there this last week. Free Casual Chess Games (Friday Aug 10th) 9-11:00am at the Villages of Fairview Outdoor Chess Park (when it gets too hot to play, we’ll we move over to the Real Bookstore). The Grotto at the Villages at Fairview, north of JC Penney, north of Stacy Road & Highway 75.

Chess Camp Aug 13th-Fri Aug 17th – 9am to Noon $235 (Includes USCF Rated Tournament on Friday):

-Novice Chess -Designed for the beginner to learn all the fundamentals of chess and begin exploring the many strategies for a great game.

-Intermediate Chess -This class is for those who know how to play and want to improve their chess game. This course is an extension of the Beginners course. Discover recurring tactical patterns and learn to recognize and execute checkmating patterns.

-Advanced Chess – With emphasis on tactical patterns, middle and end game theory for the highest level of competition.

USCF Rated Scholastic Chess Tournaments: K-12 Fri Aug 17th 9am-2pm – 4 Sections Novice U500, Junior Varsity 500-U1000 & Varsity Championship +1000 – Play all 4 rounds, non-elimination! Entry Fee: $20 by Aug 11th, $25 after;Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. Current USCF membership is required. After Aug 11, 2012 no refunds.

On-site registration 8:45am, Pre-Reg ck in at 9:00 am.

Hosted by McKinney Performing Arts Center and McKinney Chess – Tournament Location 111 N. Tennessee, McKinney, Texas 75069.

Register on-line at or mail individual or team registrationform and check to McKinney Chess PO Box 2674, McKinney TX 75070 includeStudent’s Name, School, Grade, Section, USCF ID and rating. Contact (214)620-0527 for more information.

McKinneyPerforming Arts Center | 111 N. Tennessee, McKinney, Texas 75069 Phone:972-547-2650, FAX: 972-547-2615

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