Category Archives: Chess

Tutoring classes offered: Chess, Math, SAT Prep

Chess, SAT Prep and Math classes offered by Computer Science major at UC Davis (see credentials in the image).
* Chess Lessons: Online and In-Person chess lessons. Group Lessons have a max of 6 students. Price per lesson (1 hour Group): $15 Price per lesson (1 hour Private): $20
* SAT Prep (English and Math):  Price per Lesson (1 hour Group): $20 Price per Lesson (1 hour Private): $30
* Math Tutoring: Price per Lesson (1 hour Private): $20
Contact Me: Aryan Karnwal 925-364-1890 [email protected]
Text is preferred I will respond within 1 hour

Chess For Fun – for Children

FREE and fun group for kids interested to play Chess for fun and  develop their skills. Preferred ages 9 to 14.
We take turns to host the sessions. Some of us can provide minimum
guidance. Kids should know to play chess.
If your son/daughter would be interested, please let me know  or
you can directly sign up here;

Summer Enrichment and Chess Camp

Hi Parents, Summer is fast approaching and Mind Craft Academy in (San Ramon)  is ready to roll out our summer program with Chess Camp with Guarang Mehta.
If you are looking for a fun and fulfilling summer camp for your kids, we have 2 options to offer.
* Chess and Enrichment Camp: Do you want your kids to have excellent problem solving and strategic planning skills? Come learn Chess from us!
Unlike other schools, we only hire Master level chess instructors to ensure an excellent learning experience.
Understanding that both left and right brain training are important, the program will also include:
– English Enrichment
– Math Enrichment
– Chess
* Summer Enrichment Camp: For non-Chess players, we are offering the Enrichment Camp
The program is similar to the Chess and Enrichment Camp but during the chess learning time, we will offer other fun programs
-English Enrichment
-Math Enrichment
– Lego Building
– Public Speaking
– Baking
– Coding
– Arts and Craft and much more…
Looking forward to your child’s learning and growing with us!
Mind Craft Academy San Ramon

USCF Rated Chess Tournament Every Saturday

Dear Parents, If you want your child to improve their chess skill. Here’s a good opportunities. Mind Craft Academy in San Ramon is hosting a chess tournament every Saturday from 3:30 to 5:30. Space is limited. Let me know if your kids are interested in participating.
We welcome all chess players from beginner to tournament levels. If you do not have an USCF ID, please sign up at the official United States Chess Federation web site. If you do not remember your USCF ID or if you are not sure if you have one, you can also go to the link to find out.
Tournament Location: 2248 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583
Entry Fee: $20 for 3 games
Award: Trophy awarded to the first place winner. Medals to 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.
Please respond to this email to reserve a space and feel free to email me with any questions at mindcraftacadem…@y…com. I look forward to welcoming your child to this event.
Mind Craft Academy
925-812-3737 2248 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583

Chess Classes in San Ramon at King’s Land Chess

In January 2017, King’s Land Chess has relocated to San Ramon area from southern California. ( group chess classes are offering for youth players in Danville/San Ramon/Dublin/Pleasanton area. Four levels classes are available, Entry level, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, and Advanced I.
For more information, please send email to kingslandches…@h…com Lessons will be taught by World Chess Federation certified FIDE Trainer Kiki Chen.  Coach Kiki is World Chess Federation FIDE certified professional chess coach and USCF advanced level coach. In over ten years, coach Kiki has trained 1000+ youth chess players in US and China. Her students have won numerous prizes in local, state, national and international chess tournaments, many students won champions and national champions. Dozens of students rank top 100 in different age-group US chess player lists. About a dozen students are qualified for US national team.

Free Chess Lesson with Chess Master Gaurang Mehta

Dear Parents, If your kids are interested in learning or improving their chess playing skills and you wish to be involved as a parent, here’s a great opportunity! Mind Craft Academy in San Ramon is hosting a complimentary chess lecture for kids and an informative orientation for parents this coming Sunday (9/18) from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.
Chess instructor Guarang Mehta is a coach who has traveled to many World Chess Olympiad and World Chess Championships representing National Indian Teams. As a FIDE-rated 2120 (equivalent to USCF rating of 2000+) and international FIDE arbiter, he arrived in the U.S. in 2000 as the coach of the Indian Team with Grand Master Barua in the World Championship at Las Vegas. He has also traveled with many top Indian GMs like former World Champion Anand, Shashikiran, Harikrishnan to name a few.
He has a natural gift and patience in working with kids which has been proven through his students’ achievements. His students Alisha, Hiya, and Agunes, have qualified for Team USA in the World Youth Championships and Cameron Whiller took home the silver medal with a recent USCF rating of 2280. Furthermore, he has authored 2 books on chess playing.
This is an opportunity not to be missed! E-mail MindCraft Academy to reserve a spot for you and your child at mindcraftacadem…@y…com
MindCraft Academy Chess Club
2248 Camino Ramon
San Ramon CA 94582

Simultaneous display and Chess Lecture By Grandmaster Daniel Naroditsky

Dear Parents, Do not miss this chess opportunity for your child! Cost is only $25 per child.
This chess lesson will be a unique opportunity for your child to play against famous International Grandmaster Daniel Naroditsky. Daniel Naroditsky is an International Grandmaster, World Youth Under-12 Champion (2007), U.S. Junior Champion (2013), three-time U.S. Scholastic Champion. In 2014 Naroditsky tied for 1st–5th in the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas, Nevada, participant of the USA chess championship finals.
Daniel is a member of the USA national chess team – played for the team USA on the world chess team championship in Armenia.
He is currently attending Stanford University as a member of the Class of 2019.
He will be coming to MindCraft Academy this Sunday 8/21 and will be playing Simultaneous Chess Play directly with your child and conducting a chess lecture exclusively for MindCraft Academy! The player who lasts the longest will be awarded a signed copy of Naroditsky’s autobiographical book. The winner will also be awarded a signed copy of his book.
Take advantage of this suberb chance to learn about chess from the GrandMaster! Please arrive at 2:00. The session will run until 5:30
Space is limited. If interested, please e-mail me at mindcraftacadem…@y…com to reserve a spot
2248 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94582
Thank you,
Mind Craft Academy