Showdown Field Set!

Posted: February 26th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

OK, we are very excited about this month’s Showdown here at the ACE Chess Headquarters in Mesa, Arizona!!! Here we go: We broke the tournament down into a “Sheveningen LIKE” Format, with “Swiss Style” pairings. What exaclty does that mean, and has Danny finally lost his mind??? Keep reading… As with 14 players, it is […]

Showdown and Copper State Update

Posted: February 24th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

IM Irina Krush has filled the 10th and final spot for this year’s Copper State International, presented by Abstrax Inc. Click for the updated player’s list! ACE Chess Update- The updated “player’s list” for this weekend’s Showdown tournament with GM Ramirez is: GM Alejandro Ramirez             USCF 2616 IM Dionisio Aldama       […]

2010 Copper State International, presented by Abstrax Inc.

Posted: February 19th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

AZ’s Super Chess Tournament is Back! The 2010 Copper State International chess tournament, presented by Abstrax Inc. is here! American Chess Events LLC is very excited to reveal some of the changes and additions to this year’s “Super-Tournament”!!! We hope you will follow the links below, check out the details, and perhaps sign up for […]

Presents: 2011 Copper State International Qualifier - Jun 6-9, 2010

Last Updated: June 7th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

Location: Abstrax, Inc.

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Presents: Copper State International Blitz Championship - Jun 5, 2010

Last Updated: June 5th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

Location: Abstrax, Inc.

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Presents: Copper State Blitz and Bughouse Chess Championships: Fundraiser & Qualifier - May 22, 2010

Last Updated: May 12th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

Location: ASU PSA 118

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Heritage Event Canceled, Other Events Upcoming…

Posted: February 16th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

NEWS: The ACFI Regional Qualifier scheduled for this Saturday, February 20th, at Heritage Elementary School in Glendale has been canceled. We appreciate the support of all those who might have attended, but due to logistical difficulties we will be unable to host this event. Good luck at any of the other State Championship Qualifiers you […]

Strategy Session with GM Yermo

Posted: February 15th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

Grand Master Yermolinsky was extremely excited to present his material on Thursday January 28th for the Strategy Session (Group Lesson) in Mesa. After spending all week reviewing the live games from Wijk aan Zee (Corus Super-GM Tournament), Alex and Danny knew that only one topic would suffice: GM Hikaru Nakamura Night! Although Nakamura only finished […]

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Showdown Results - Jan 30-31, 2010

Posted: February 6th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

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Showdown Recap: Arizona’s Best!

Posted: February 5th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

The ACE Showdown held over the weekend of January 30th-31st had a few goals in mind: Bring as many of Arizona’s best chess players together as possible; provide a tournament platform where EVERY participant will be guaranteed at least three games against Master+ competition; and finally, create a comfortable environment where the players can focus […]

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