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More Chess for Charity!

Posted: March 24th, 2014 by Daniel Rensch

If you missed last weekend’s great event, well, shame on you! More than 85 players competed, including the best Arizona has to offer in GM Barcenilla, IM Rensch, FM Atoufi and others! We give our congratulations to the entire Katz family and we can only *hope* they will make ArizonaChess4Charity a regular thing! Visit their [...]

Chess for Charity!

Posted: March 10th, 2014 by Daniel Rensch

Dear Arizona, On March 23rd, Arizona Chess for Charity will hold its first ever event – providing an “open door” tournament format, designed to cater to both USCF and non-USCF Members alike! The top section will feature IM Danny Rensch along with several other chess experts, while the “Unrated Section” will be full of many [...]

Chess for Charity and Update

Posted: February 16th, 2014 by Daniel Rensch

Dear Arizona, On March 23rd, Bennett Katz and company will be hosting an amazing event: A Chess Tournament to benefit the underprivileged! The full details can be found at their website here, and all proceeds will help develop chess programs for less fortunate children. Bennett will distribute the funds in the form of chess supplies [...]

Happy New Year and AZ State Grades!

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 by Daniel Rensch

Happy New Year Arizona! We hope 2014 holds many great experiences for everyone both on and off the chess board! Maybe some rating points too? IM Danny Rensch will be attending the Arizona State Grades in Tucson on behalf of ChessKid.com! He will be offering FREE trial memberships in honor of the first big event [...]

And then there were 16…

Posted: November 26th, 2013 by Daniel Rensch

And just like that… there were 16! In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past two weeks, not following the action from Chennai OR the numerous media outlets (both chess and non-chess) reporting on the games – I figured I’d follow up my last update with another “obvious news flash”: On Friday, [...]

Thank You & Update!

Posted: November 13th, 2013 by Daniel Rensch

Hi Arizona, Long time now email update! First and most importantly, I want to thank everyone for their kind, heartfelt and supportive emails over the last few months. Since the official announcement that the Master Trek chess tournaments – among other regular activities by American Chess Events LLC – would be no more, my wife [...]

End of the Master Trek Era…

Posted: July 29th, 2013 by Daniel Rensch

Dear Arizona Chess Community, The Master Trek tournament series, effective immediately, has been cancelled. Those in the chess world close to me, my family and the American Chess Events LLC organization, are possibly somewhat surprised, though likely not shocked by this decision. The reasons for this change are many, but the most critical points are [...]

Last Master Trek of the Season!

Posted: May 16th, 2013 by Daniel Rensch

Dear Trekkers – It looks like we have the makings for a great turnout this Saturday in Mesa! Not signed up yet? Why not? Click here to see who’s registered to play! Don’t miss it! Your last chance to play in a Master Trek before August is this weekend! The top section will once again [...]

Trek Sign Up and US Championship Update!

Posted: May 13th, 2013 by Daniel Rensch

Dear Arizona, Sign up early this week for the last Master Trek of the Spring / Summer! International Masters Shahin Mohandesi and Daniel Rensch will once again be competing in the top section! Click here to see a list of the pre-registered players… Tell your friends and “chess mates” to sign up for our newsletter [...]

May 18th Trek and Update!

Posted: May 8th, 2013 by Daniel Rensch

As we look forward to the last Master Trek of the 2012-2013 Season on May 18th, we remind everyone that there are also two great options for playing this weekend: Unity Open – Scottsdale! Bio5 Chess Club’s 1st Annual Spring Open – Tuscon – Email Lena Sheveleva here: lena.shevelev@gmail.com We hope everyone will make it [...]