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Author Archive | Peter van Gorder

In Honor of our Dear Friend and Teacher, Richard Gentner

On the morning of October 15, we were saddened to hear that our beloved instructor Richard Gentner passed away on October 14. We were devastated to lose our longest-tenured instructor who was with us from our beginning in 2007. Richard taught hundreds of students at sister schools Yulupa and Strawberry. When students graduated from Yulupa […]

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2019 Napa County Tournament Results

Congratulations to everyone who came out to participate and make for a great chess community event! 2019 Annual NAPA 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, […]

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2019 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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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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