Kasparov Chess Foundation Announces 2015 Greater California Scholastics
By Richard Kreuger   
August 6, 2015
New York, NY, Aug. 5, 2015 -
Kasparov Chess Foundation is proud to announce the first Greater California Scholastic Championships, to take place on Aug. 15 - 16, 2015, at the Maple Park Community Center, 800 E. Maple Street, Glendale, CA.  The Greater California event joins KCF's Regional Scholastic Championship Series, including Greater Chicago, Greater Mid-Atlantic, and Greater New York tournaments.

The Foundation is sponsoring its first West Coast tournament in association with American Chess Academy and Beyond Chess.  The Greater California Scholastic Championships welcomes students from K - 12 grades, in public, private, and home school.  The tournament is broken up into two sections, as follows:

K - 12 Section: 6 Rounds, G/60

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015: 10am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015: 10am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:15pm (Trophy Ceremony)

JV Section: 5 Double Rounds, G/30

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015: 10am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015: 10am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm (Trophy Ceremony)

Fee:  $60 by Aug. 5th, $75 thereafter.  Make checks payable to American Chess Academy, and mail to "ACA" 411 N. Jackson St., Apt. 101, Glendale, CA 91206.

Contact: Armen [email protected]; email: [email protected]; Phone: (818) 640-5974.

Prizes: 60 Trophies will be handed out, along with a $2,000 gift card prize fund.

Flier:  To view our flier, please click on this link - http://bit.ly/1W27Aaq
About Kasparov Chess Foundation

Founded by World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, KCF's mission is to bring the many educational benefits of chess to children worldwide by providing a complete chess curriculum and enrichment programs. The Foundation promotes the study of chess as a cognitive learning tool in curricular classes and after-school programs for elementary, middle and high schools, both in the public and private school sectors. The not-for-profit educational organization also organizes tournaments and competitions on a local and national basis. For more information, please visit http://www.kasparovchessfoundation.org.