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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Carlsen Chess Coaching Camp at Chess NYC on Aug 20

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Hi everyone,

Guess where would World Chess No. 1 Magnus Carlsen be holding a teaching camp this August? At a special store - Chess NYC! At present this 24x7 store is run by Robert, a chess tutor, who teaches the game to youngsters and adults alike at the store. Robert has been featured on the New York Portraits site. Open 24-hours a day, the store has a clubhouse vibe, with chess boards and trophies crowding the walls, and many chess boards set up at tables, ready for play.

Robert has been teaching chess for the last 20 years (!) after competing against adults as a youth. He now teaches both youngsters and adults the art of chess. 
Different chess pieces line inhabit the motley storefront. Chess NYC coaches school chess teams and runs several summer camp programs in Manhattan. The camp schedule includes practice, play and coaching with a Grandmaster, several of whom are affiliated with Chess NYC.

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