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David-E-Hill

David E. Hill

David E. Hill, Chess Instructor, Par Excellence 1/16/68 – 10/18/18 My memories of David were that he was a gentle soul with a kind heart. David was well liked by all the chess instructors and especially the students he taught to play chess. I worked with David in several classes and witnessed first hand his […]

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2018 Napa County Tournament Results

Congratulations to everyone who came out to participate and make for a great chess community event! 2018 Annual Chess Tournament Winners Remember!  Even thought we love rewarding all our top players for their chess excellence, we reward everyone who comes and we acknowledge all our players and think they are just the bees-knees for coming out, challenging […]

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2018 Sonoma County Tournament Results

Congratulations to everyone who came out to participate and make for a great chess community event! 2018 Annual Chess Tournament Winners Remember!  Even thought we love rewarding all our top players for their chess excellence, we reward everyone who comes and we acknowledge all our players and think they are just the bees-knees for coming out, challenging […]

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How To Teach Chess To you Kids

How To Teach Chess To Your Kids

Parents ask us how they can get more involved with their child’s chess experience and education. Here’s my favorite excerpt from a great article on Fatherly.com Make It An After-Dinner Ritual Instead of Netflix n’ children at night, consider playing a few games of chess as your new bonding activity. “I always encourage kids to […]

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Ava Playing Chess with Queen of Katwe Santa Rosa

The Queen of Katwe visits Chess For Kids

From THE PRESS DEMOCRAT: Phiona Mutesi, whose aptitude for the game of chess took her from an impoverished African slum and transformed her into the Queen of Katwe, the subject of a Hollywood movie, shared the inspiring story of her life Saturday with a group of young students in Rohnert Park. “Chess has given me […]

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