Posts Tagged ‘Tucson’

Photos from Sky Cafe Chess!

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Check out the beautiful photos courtesy of Jeff Smith from our event with the Youth Volunteer Corps of Southern Arizona at Sky Cafe in Tucson.

Chess Fest Photos

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Thanks to everyone who came out for the 3rd Annual Chess Fest- our largest chess fest to date. Check out these photos courtesy of Ryan Mihalyi.

All Queens Chess Day

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9queens-flyers-080909-39 Queens and Bookmans are proud to present…

All Queens Chess Day

Tucson’s only chess tournament and workshop exclusively for women and girls.

Co-hosted by Vice-Mayor Regina Romero and City Council Member Nina Trasoff

Featuring City Council Member Karin Uhlich and First Lady of Tucson Beth Walkup

Date: October 18, 2009

Time: 1-4 pm

Location: Bookmans on Speedway (6230 E. Speedway)

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information or to pre-register for the tournament email

9 Queens: Empowerment through Chess

9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.

Player Spotlight


Varga Luna

(playing for 4 years)

“I became interested in chess when I was about four. I like chess bc you get to have fun and learn some things. You get to be more patient. You get to focus and concentrate. ”