Castle Orange

Summer Quad (mini tournament)

Aug 16, 4:30pm-6:30pm, SeaTac Community Center

For kids, grades K-12, of all skill levels are welcome to come.   Each player get 3 games with similarly skilled players.  Top performers earn trophies.  Scores are reported to the state for your official chess ranking.

 

Intro to Chess Quads

 

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Summer Tournament

Aug 18, 8:30am-3:00pm, McMicken Elementary

For kids, grades K-12, of all skill levels are welcome to come.   Each player get 5 games.  Top performers earn trophies.  Scores are reported to the state for your official chess ranking.

 

Summer Chess Tournament 2018

 

Intro to Chess Tourney

 

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Afterschool Chess

Oct 2018 – May 2019

For kids, grades 1-6, of all skill levels are welcome to come.   Times and days are subject to change.

Hilltop T/Th after school
McMicken T/Th after school
Bow Lake T/Th after school
Bow Lake T/Th 4:45-5:45pm
Madrona T/Th after school
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Calvin Coolidge Chess Challenge or C4

Thursdays , 5-6pm, SeaTac Community Center

We work on tactics, opening theory and endgame skills.  Current Castle Orange players are eligible.  C4 is held every Thursday during the school year and occasionally during the summer.  Registered players can come on a drop-in basis once registered.  Regular attendees will experience a substantial improvement in performance in Quads and tournaments.

Register for C4

 

 

Register Summer Chess Camp

or call (206) 973-4680

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Register for C4

or call (206) 973-4680

 

SeaTac City Chess Championship

McMicken Elementary Wins!!

After School Chess

Castle Orange is our chess program for kids.  Chess instruction has been shown to have a positive effects on students to include higher math (18.6%) and reading (11.2%) scores.  Students become more interested in learning and they have a more positive self image.  We can’t wait to see our kids start walking on this path of youth development.

2017/18 School Year: 

  • Grades 1-6
    • Bow Lake, T/Th,  3:45pm
    • Bow Lake, T/Th,   5:00pm
    • Hilltop, T/Th, 3:15pm
    • Madrona (T/Th) at 3:15pm
    • McMicken (T/Th) at 3:15pm
  • Grades 7-12
    • Teen Center (Wednesday After School)
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Other Events:
  • Quads (1 Thursday per month): Players from all schools meet for Quads on Thursdays (schedule will be posted).  Quads are a mini tournament where players are grouped by their chess rating (not age) in groups of four.  Players play each other player in their group.  The player with the most points in their quad at the end of the night wins a trophy.  We will also continue our Chess Challenge Testing during the
  • State Qualifying Tournaments:
    • Nov 10
    • Mar 24

 

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Chess Player Ratings

 

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