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2020 Camp Week 2 Report
2020 Camp Week 2 Report. Coming soon.
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July 4 Report
Thank you all once again for your punctuality and helping us get the tournament started on time! Although we had a lower turnout, everything was still competitive and ran smoothly.
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2020 Advanced Training Virtual Summer Camp
International Chess Academy (ICA) and The Chess Academy for Talented Youth are excited to join forces and offer two 4-week Online Summer Training Sessions for aspiring chess masters taught by the world's most distinguished chess coaches.
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2020 MASTER CAMP/PREMIER TRAINING
International Chess Academy (ICA) and The Chess Academy for Talented Youth are excited to join forces and offer two 4-week Online Summer Training Sessions for aspiring chess masters taught by the world's most distinguished chess coaches.
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2020 Camp Week 1 Report
We have finished the first week of our virtual summer camp and the results are in: camp is still a lot of fun online even without the excitement of dodgeball.
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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
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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Online Summer Classes
ICA Academy Online Summer Classes Schedule
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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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2019-2020 Winter SEMESTER SCHEDULE - GLEN ROCK
2019-2020 Winter SEMESTER SCHEDULE - GLEN ROCK Community Church of Glen Rock (education building) tel: 201-797-0330;
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2019-2020 Winter SEMESTER SCHEDULE - TEANECK
2019-2020 Winter SEMESTER SCHEDULE - TEANECK 185 Court street Teaneck, NJ 07666; tel: 201-833-1741
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Chess Camps
2020 Camp Week 2 Report
2020 Camp Week 2 Report. Coming soon.
2020 Advanced Training Virtual Summer Camp
International Chess Academy (ICA) and The Chess Academy for Talented Youth are excited to join forces and offer two 4-week Online Summer Training Sessions for aspiring chess masters taught by the world's most distinguished chess coaches.
2020 MASTER CAMP/PREMIER TRAINING
International Chess Academy (ICA) and The Chess Academy for Talented Youth are excited to join forces and offer two 4-week Online Summer Training Sessions for aspiring chess masters taught by the world's most distinguished chess coaches.
2020 Online Summer Training Sessions For Aspiring Chess Masters
ICA (International Chess Academy) and The Chess Academy for Talented Youth are excited to join forces and offer Two 4-week Online Summer Training Sessions for aspiring Chess Masters taught by the World’s most distinguished Chess coaches.
2020 Camp Week 1 Report
We have finished the first week of our virtual summer camp and the results are in: camp is still a lot of fun online even without the excitement of dodgeball.
2020 Week 1, Day Camp Notes
As a chess teacher during the camp I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of enthusiasm coming from the campers during lessons. Going in I was concerned the campers would get "chessed out" in 2 hours of lessons.
Alexander Stripunsky Virtual Camp
2020 VIRTUAL GM Camp for Students Rated 1500+ SIX WEEKS! FROM JUNE 22-- AUGUST 21 GM Alex Stripunsky will be teaching virtual GM Camps for elite students rated 1500+.

Chess News
July 4 Report
Thank you all once again for your punctuality and helping us get the tournament started on time! Although we had a lower turnout, everything was still competitive and ran smoothly.
June 27, 2020 Report
Possibly as a result of the smaller turnout but more likely the fact that everybody was showing up on time and following all procedures, for the first time the tournament started exactly on time with no issues at 1:30!
Super Saturday June 20Th
Thank you to all participants for being on time and compliance with procedures we've laid out. Our tournament ran very smoothly and all but one section started on time!
WEBINAR: Summer Virtual Chess Camp
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR FOR PARENTS Meet Our Summer Virtual Chess Camp Coaches Learn About Our Program
Super Saturday June 13Th
Firstly, a big thank you for the participants' patience as we waited for chess.com's website maintenance to conclude. Although there was no way for us to foresee or control it, we apologize for the time wasted!
Super Saturday June 6Th
Firstly, thank you to all participants for your increased punctuality and coordination. This tournament was the smoothest one we have had yet!
Following The First Ever Saturday Online Quads
Following the first ever Saturday online quads we came into the second week with high hopes for it to run more smoothly than the first. We had a pretty successful tournament hosting 40 players and all sections were actual quads this time around!