HOT Events
Back To School Blitz
Back To School Blitz August 20th at our Glen Rock location at 3 PM (registration closes 30 min prior on that day). Entry fee: $25 ($30 on the day of tournament) – OPEN & U1600 Sections; $15 ($20 on site) – Unrated Section
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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.
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Summer Camp 2017: Week 8 Glen Rock
Scholastic Chess Camp Week #8 Glen Rock Report: coming up
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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.
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Summer Camp 2017: Week 7 Glen Rock
The reporting week at Day Camp was held under the sign of Valerie, which managed to collect a large assortment of prizes in a variety of categories. Such luck did not go unnoticed by camp mates.
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Introduction To Math Program
Our math program became so popular that we had to expand it by adding one more day to our schedule and by adding 3 more sessions. The Singapore math system and Math Olympiad
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ICA Tournaments
Back To School Blitz
Back To School Blitz August 20th at our Glen Rock location at 3 PM (registration closes 30 min prior on that day). Entry fee: $25 ($30 on the day of tournament) – OPEN & U1600 Sections; $15 ($20 on site) – Unrated Section
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2017 – 2018 Doctor Ostfeld Memorial Tournaments At BCA
2017 – 2018 Doctor Ostfeld Memorial Tournaments at BCA OCTOBER 1 DECEMBER 3 JANUARY 25 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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July 23rd, 2017 PARENTS DAY Blitz
BLITZ TOURNAMENT: 1st Moms, 2nd Dads, & Now “” PARENTS DAY Blitz”” on July 23rd! I kid you NOT! First it was the “mother of all blitz tournaments” Second it was the “Whose your Father” Dad Day Blitz And Now, I kid you not with this overkill, it is time for the “Parents Day” blitz tournament.
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2017 The MOTHER Of ALL TOURNAMENTS!
Happy Holidays Chess Players! May 19th (after) Mother’s Day Blitz Tournaments At ICA Glen Rock!
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DOCTOR DAVE OSFELD MEMORIAL ICA SPRING 2017 FAMILY COMPETITION
DOCTOR DAVE OSFELD MEMORIAL ICA SPRING 2017 FAMILY COMPETITION
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April 23, 2017 - ‘Take A Chance Day’ Blitz Tournaments At
Happy Holidays Chess Players! April 23 - ‘Take a Chance Day’ Blitz Tournaments At ICA Glen Rock!
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Achievements
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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2015 US Amateur Team East By Julie Lee
This was our 3rd year in a row going to the US Amateur Team East (USATE) in Parsippany, and the second year where Justin was part of an ICA team. We were happy that he was on a team comprised of kids under the age of 10, eligible for the “Top Future” team prize. Our team, named “Oops…
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Class Schedule
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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Spring Into S.T.E.M. Robotics And Coding Club
Spring into STEM at Glen Rock! A unique program to introduce aspiring young computer scientists to the cool and fun world of Robotics and Coding. Our goal is to help kids of all ages to experiment, learn, and be a part of the future of STEM!
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2017 SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE - Teaneck
INTERNATIONAL CHESS ACADEMY 185 Court street Teaneck, NJ 07666; tel: 201-833-1741; www.icanj.net
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2017 SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE - GLEN ROCK
INTERNATIONAL CHESS ACADEMY Community Church of Glen Rock (education building) tel: 201-797-0330; www.icanj.net
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WINTER 2016-2017 SEMESTER SCHEDULE - Teaneck
WINTER 2016-2017 SEMESTER SCHEDULE - Teaneck
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Chess Camps
2017 Scholastic Summer Camp Program
Half day package and full day package.
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.
Summer Camp 2017: Week 7 Glen Rock
The reporting week at Day Camp was held under the sign of Valerie, which managed to collect a large assortment of prizes in a variety of categories. Such luck did not go unnoticed by camp mates.
Summer Camp 2017: Week 7 Teaneck
Unquestionably, the biggest highlight of the week came when our new coach Sean Finn was tasked with regaling the kids of his huge upset simul victory against then 2800 rated Super GM and second (third currently)
Summer Camp 2017: Week 6 Teaneck
Daniel Brauner proved he could handle himself in the highest section this week as he came up to the rated group after registering with the USCF and defeated almost everyone for first place. German Maer, who never EVER
Summer Camp 2017: Week 5 Glen Rock
Week 5 is noteworthy in two ways: first, it’s end marks the midpoint of the camp schedule. Second, it is on one of the days this week - July 20 – the International Day of Chess is celebrated.

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.
Happy Holidays Chess Players!
June 18th Father’s Day Blitz Tournaments At ICA Glen Rock!
2017 - 28 Families Participated In DOCTOR DAVE OSTFELD MEMORIAL SUMMER
28 families participated in DOCTOR DAVE OSTFELD MEMORIAL SUMMER 2017 Championships
West Point Military Academy Makes Presence Known At 2nd Largest ICA Saturday Qu
West Point Military Academy Makes Presence Known At 2nd Largest ICA Saturday Quads Ever!
Plavnik Family, Jonathan, And Anthony Win Ostfeld Memorial Spring
Jonathan, and Anthony Plavnik combined to get six points total (Anthony had four in section 2, and Jonathan had two in section five) and win first place in the Family event of the Ostfeld Spring memorial.
April 23Rd, 2017 Blitz Tournament
GM (“Go” )Fishbein Leaves Nothing To Chance Winning The ICA’s “Take A Chance” Blitz Tourney! Four wins in a row for the “King and Pawn” endings author.
Early Bird Deadlines For Spring And Summer Camps At ICA Approaching!
Early Bird Deadlines for Spring and Summer Camps at ICA Approaching! March 26th, and March 31st Are The Last Chances To Secure Best Prices!