HOT Events
September 26Th Report
Greetings parents and participants. We are happy to be back after our one-week hiatus. Hopefully, everyone had a fulfilling holiday! With eight sections and 32 total entrants, here are some highlights from today's tournament!
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2020 Virtual Fall Master And Future Master Classes
2020 Virtual Fall Master and Future Master Classes with GM Alexander Stripunsky September 12Th - November 21Nd
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2020 Virtual Fall Math Semester
International Chess Academy 2020 Virtual Fall 2020 Math Semester September 8Th - November 22Nd
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2020 Virtual Fall Chess Semester
International Chess Academy, September 8Th - November 22Nd--
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ICA Tournaments
2020 Super Saturday Tournaments
Our traditional Super Saturday tournaments are back - VIRTUALLY! ICA Presents the wonderful opportunity for Enthusiastic Chess Players: "Super Saturday" Tournaments
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The Super Saturday Quads Are Back!
With all of our chess and math classes having successfully transitioned to a virtual setting, we are proud to announce that we will now be running our weekly Super Saturday tournaments online as well.
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ALL MAY TOURNAMENTS ARE CANCELED!
ALL MAY TOURNAMENTS ARE CANCELED!
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2020 Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA U1600 Championship
Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA U1600 Championship Sunday, March 29, 2020
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2020 Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Championships
Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Championships Sunday, Mar 29, 2020
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2020 Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Open Championship
Sunday March 29th, 2020 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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2020 Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Open Championship
Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Open Championship Sunday, January 26th, 2020 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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Achievements
Achievement Award To Derin Sezgin
The Math Faculty of International Chess Academy Presents this Achievement Award...
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Bergen County's 11 Yr Old Chess Expert & World-Acclaimed Inventor
International Chess Academy of NJ takes extreme pride in working with extraordinary kids like Gary Leschinsky of Mahwah, NJ. It was only two years ago, at the age of nine, that Gary Leschinsky, a resident of Mahwah, walked through the doors of International Chess Academy of New Jersey (ICA) as a novice chess student.
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Alexander Wang And His Chess Partner Secure Victory At ChessKids Games!
The inaugural ChessKid Games was held Saturday, June 1. and International Chess Academy had the honor of hosting 9 year old ICA student Alexander Wang on the Teaneck campus as he teamed up virtually with his partner, FIDE titled IM Hans Niemann
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Chess Kids Math Competition Results
Winning the 2019 American Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEM)'s highest honor, the Dr. George Lenchner Perfect Score Award, is 6th grade ICA student
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Memorial Day Weekend Was Extremely Successful For ICA Students
Memorial Day weekend was extremely successful for ICA students with about 20 players participating in two major US championships. 75th Annual U.S. Amateur East Championship took place in Morristown, New Jersey, gathering 286 participants. Two ICA Students won 1st Place:
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Congratulations To ICA Student Angelina Li (1177) For 4th Place
Congratulations to ICA student Angelina Li (1177) for 4th place at ‘Odyssey of the Mind’ Worlds Final. ‘Odyssey of the Mind’ is a creative problem-solving completion catered for students from kindergarten through college.
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THREE ICA Students (Each At Least Ten Years With US!)
THREE ICA Students (Each At Least Ten Years With US!) Starting Princeton University This Fall! Attend our Chess, Math, and STEM(!) Classes Starting This September Just Like They Did!
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Class Schedule
Online Fall Classes
ICA Academy Online Fall Classes Schedule
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2020 Virtual Fall Master And Future Master Classes
2020 Virtual Fall Master and Future Master Classes with GM Alexander Stripunsky September 12Th - November 21Nd
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2020 Virtual Fall Chess Semester
International Chess Academy, September 8Th - November 22Nd--
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VIRTUAL CHESS CLASSES
Small Group Classes in a Safe and Nurturing Environment. Recently, the Covid-19 outbreak forced ICA to roll out an ALL NEW Online Chess Program. While maintaining a sense of responsibility and commitment to the students and the entire chess community
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2020 SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE - GLEN ROCK
2020 SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE - GLEN ROCK
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2020 SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE -Teaneck
SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE -Teaneck
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Home School Chess Ages 8 - 12
Class dates 12/04/2019, 12/11/2019, 12/18/2019, 01/08/2020, 01/15/2020, 01/22/2020, 01/29/2020, 02/05/2020, 02/12/2020, 02/19/2020, 02/26/2020
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Chess Camps
2020 Camp Week 9 Report
2020 Camp Week 9 Report
2020 Camp Week 8 Report
Another great week of chess and other camp fun as we approach our final week. The morning lessons continued to focus on thematic tactics solving where new patterns were introduced and reinforced, as well as game analysis where the thoughts and strategies of great grandmasters, the coaches, and campers in their own games were broken down and explored.
2020 Camp Week 7 Report
The fun and action continued through week 7 of the ICA virtual summer camp, even persisting through a hurricane. The morning chess lessons included time devoted to tactics training through thematic puzzle solving as well as game analysis of camper games
2020 Camp Week 6 Report
Week 6 at the ICA virtual summer camp was another fun week filled with excitement, learning and competition.
2020 Camp Week 5 Report
ICA campers continue to impress as the virtual camp closes week 5. Starting the week with a celebration of International Chess Day, the camp was once again a week filled with fun, growth and of course some friendly competition.
2020 Camp Week 4 Report
The summer is heating up, but ICA campers are staying cool as the 4th week of our virtual camps ends. Campers brought the same enthusiasm and passion to their morning lessons that the ICA coaches have come to expect, as players competed against each other and themselves in a continual effort toward improvement.
2020 Camp Week 3 Report
The battle for the best-in-group prize was as competitive as in previous weeks. Coach Alexander expressed how impressed he was by both D avid and D aniel in his group. Their focus and enthusiasm hit high marks, and both showed a lot of improvement

Chess News
September 26Th Report
Greetings parents and participants. We are happy to be back after our one-week hiatus. Hopefully, everyone had a fulfilling holiday! With eight sections and 32 total entrants, here are some highlights from today's tournament!
September 12Th Quads Report
Thank you to all participants for playing! A reminder that there will be NO tournament next saturday (9/19) for observance of holidays. Congratulations to our winners!
September 5Th Report
Thank you to all participants for playing and we hope you have a good labor day weekend! Congratulations to our winners!
August 29Th Report
August 29th Quads Report As always, thank you all for coming to play in our tournament! We know that summer has been fairly busy for a lot of you attending camps and classes throughout the season. We are impressed with your dedication
August 22nd Report
August 22nd Quads Report Thank you to all participants for another successful tournament! We had some newcomers this weekend, we hope you enjoyed the event! Here are some results/highlights from the tournament:
Ilya Tsinis
Ilya Tsinis joins our Math program with over ten years of teaching experience after having graduated from Princeton cum laude with an engineering degree in operations research.
Agust 15Th Report
August 15th Quads Report Greetings, and thank you to all players for bringing in the new month with some chess! With 26 players this week, here are some highlights from the tournament: