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ARE YOU READY?!!!!!! 2ND ANNUAL ICA NEW YEAR’S BLITZ TOURNAMENT DECEMBER 31ST
ARE YOU READY?!!!!!! 2ND ANNUAL ICA NEW YEAR’S BLITZ TOURNAMENT DECEMBER 31ST IN GLEN ROCK! WILL GRANDMASTER FISHBEIN, MOZART, BON JOVI, KAL PENN, OR THE PIRATE MAKE THEIR TRIUMPHANT RETURN?
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ICA Winter Chess Camp: December 25th-December 29th!
Dear everyone, As the holidays, quickly and quietly approach us we would like everyone to know about our Winter chess camp which is coming up as it usually does at the end of December.
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Championships
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Open Championship
Sunday, December 3rd 2017 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA U1600 Championship
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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ICA Tournaments
2017 – 2018 Doctor Ostfeld Memorial Tournaments At BCA
2017 – 2018 Doctor Ostfeld Memorial Tournaments at BCA OCTOBER 1 DECEMBER 3 JANUARY 28 MARCH 11 MAY 6
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2017 Super Saturday Tournaments
ICA Presents the wonderful opportunity for Enthusiastic Chess Players: "Super Saturday" Tournaments
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ARE YOU READY?!!!!!! 2ND ANNUAL ICA NEW YEAR’S BLITZ TOURNAMENT DECEMBER 31ST
ARE YOU READY?!!!!!! 2ND ANNUAL ICA NEW YEAR’S BLITZ TOURNAMENT DECEMBER 31ST IN GLEN ROCK! WILL GRANDMASTER FISHBEIN, MOZART, BON JOVI, KAL PENN, OR THE PIRATE MAKE THEIR TRIUMPHANT RETURN?
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Championships
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Open Championship
Sunday, December 3rd 2017 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA U1600 Championship
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 Bergen Academy • 200 Hackensack Avenue • Hackensack NJ
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Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Championships
Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Championships Sunday, October 1st, 2017 Bergen Academy � 200 Hackensack Avenue � Hackensack NJ
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Achievements
Congratulations To ALL ICA Students
Congratulations to ALL ICA students who participated in NJ State Grade Championships on Sunday, November 19th! Over 30 ICA students participated in this competition.
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Stefan Karpenko Wins Parents Day Blitz Competition
Despite winning the Open section of the Parents Day blitz competition, and besting 4 time ICA blitz tournament winner GM Alex Fishbein (who brought his son Mitch), GM Alex Stripunsky (who brought his daughter Jane)
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Congratulations To ICA Students: Alessandro, Grant, Sophie And Malina!
For their wonderful performance at NJ state Juniors & Girls championships this Sunday (June 11th), 2017
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Congratulations To ALL ICA Students Who Participated In NJ State Grade Champions
Congratulations to ALL ICA students who participated in NJ State Grade Championships on Sunday, November 22nd Around twenty ICA students participated in this competition. Hurray to Winners:
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Shlionsky And Gao To Represent Themselves, NJ, USA, And ICA...
Shlionsky and Gao to represent themselves, NJ, USA, and ICA at World Youth in Greece! Shlionsky also qualifies for Pan Am Youth in Colombia!
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The Coaches Team, By Joe Pacella And David Rubenfeld
When I first walked into the Hilton, 20 minutes before round one, my first reaction was one of being impressed by the mass of Chess players assembled for the event.
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World Amateur Team & U.S. Team East 2015
Three years ago I was invited to participate in the 2012 World Amateur Team & U.S. Team East Tournament. It was my first serious tournament after 23 years’ time out. In 1989 I was a young Russian candidate master; In 2012 I was an unrated amateur. After four World Amateur Team & U.S. Team East tournaments
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Class Schedule
Winter 2017 -2018 Math Schedule
Winter 2017 -2018 Math Schedule
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WINTER 2017-18 SEMESTER SCHEDULE - Teaneck
INTERNATIONAL CHESS ACADEMY 185 Court street Teaneck, NJ 07666; tel: 201-833-1741;
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WINTER 2017-18 SEMESTER SCHEDULE - GLEN ROCK
INTERNATIONAL CHESS ACADEMY Community Church of Glen Rock (education building)
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FALL 2017 MATH SCHEDULE
Tel: 201-833-1741 • Tel: 201-797-0330
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2017 Fall Schedule For Chess In Glen Rock
*GM coach Irina Levitina / Alexander Stripunsky 3 hours and up per week strongly recommended for Int2/ Advanced student Saturday Master Class is for students rated above 1500 Add $55 registration fee to tuition if registering after 8/25. ** Week 13 is reserved for MAKEUPs
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2017 Fall Schedule For Chess In Teaneck
GM coach Irina Levitina 3 hours and up per week are strongly recommended for advanced & Int 2 students Add $55 registration fee to tuition if registering after 8/25. Registration fee is included in fall tuition if registering by mail postmarked before 8/25.
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2017 Summer Classes Information
We will have classes in Teaneck and Glen Rock during June, July and August according to the below schedule.
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Chess Camps
ICA Winter Chess Camp: December 25th-December 29th!
Dear everyone, As the holidays, quickly and quietly approach us we would like everyone to know about our Winter chess camp which is coming up as it usually does at the end of December.
Summer Camp 2017: Week 10 Glen Rock
Scholastic Chess Camp Week #10 Glen Rock Report:coming up
Summer Camp 2017: Week 10 Teaneck
Scholastic Chess Camp Week #10Teaneck Report:coming up
Summer Camp 2017: Week 9 Teaneck
On Friday, during the blitz/bughouse name choosing competition Armaan, Sam, and Yeshaya picked the name “We’ll Win” for their team. Ironically win is exactly what they did turning the name into more of a prophecy than a classification of the collective.
Summer Camp 2017: Week 9 Glen Rock
Scholastic Chess Camp Week #9 Glen Rock Report: coming up
Summer Camp 2017: Week 8 Glen Rock
Scholastic Chess Camp Week #8 Glen Rock Report: coming up
Summer Camp 2017: Week 8 Teaneck
The best moment this week unquestionably involved a Landa brother though surprisingly it wasn’t the time where Jakob Landa stood longingly looking out the door and Slava suggested all he was missing was rain and some sad music.

Chess News
Sign Up For Our Fall Semester & Take The ICA “Ratings Rise” Challenge!
The ultimate sign of chess improvement for many students and players is a rise in their individual USCF chess rating.
12/09 Quads Canceled.
Because of the snow, today's (12/9/2017) quads was canceled.
DOCTOR DAVE OSTFELD MEMORIAL FALL 2017 Championships
24 families participated in DOCTOR DAVE OSTFELD MEMORIAL FALL 2017 Championships
Good-Bye Summer; Hello Fall!
As you know our Summer camp has ended after ten glorious weeks. Though the turnout for some weeks was way lower than we expected week 10 certainly made up for part of that as we were completely booked up in both Teaneck and Glen Rock!
September 6th Is Canceled
We are not able to finish construction and renovation in Teaneck by tomorrow, therefore class for tomorrow, September 6th is canceled. Dec 6th is added to fall semester as a makeup Sorry for any inconvenience
Early Bird Registration For ICA FALL SEMESTER EXPIRES THIS FRIDAY AUGUST 25th!
We would like everyone to know that “early bird” registration for the Fall Semester at both our Teaneck and Glen Rock locations expires this Friday August 25th. It is 55 dollars cheaper to sign up before then and we will charge the registration fee if you decide to sign up afterwards.
Happy Holidays Chess Players!
June 18th Father’s Day Blitz Tournaments At ICA Glen Rock!