2014 Metropolitan & ACA Summer Chess Camp

July 9-13, 2014


Learn from World #2 GM Levon Aronian!


Reg. Deadline
1700 – 2000
1400 – 1699
1000 – 1399
*Sibling discounts available. Contact us at for details.

GM Levon Aronian
World #2 Chess Player
GM Melikset Khachiyan
United States’ Olympiad Coach
GM Dejan Bojkov
Senior FIDE Trainer
IM Armen Ambartsoumian
United States’ World Youth Coach
IM Andranik Matikozyan
United States’ World Youth Coach
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan
Top 5 US Female Player
Jay Stallings
Founder and Director of CYCL
Instructors will instruct on their specialties, and impart middle-game, opening, endgame, and strategic knowledge.


Hilton Glendale, 100 W Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202; $129 per night, single/double, includes: daily breakfast buffet for two, free wi-fi, and free shuttle from/to Burbank Airport

Daily Schedule
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch (Provided)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Training Games & Review
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM*
After 6:00 PM
Evening Activities
*The U1000 section ends at 4:30 PM daily instead of 5:30 PM

Other Activities

Simultaneous Exhibitions, Blitz/Quick/Bughouse Tournaments, Evening Activities, Evaluation with Instructor(s) with Progress Indication.

  You may pay the registration fees directly from the appropriate section links above.Please also fill out the release forms which are available from this page and e-mail them to For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at

If you wish to register multiple siblings at the same time, please e-mail so that we can send you the appropriate invoice that reflects the sibling discount(s)


    1. Will each camp attendee spend time with Levon Aronian?

Yes, while Levon will spend a majority of his time working with the top two groups, he will also conduct instruction with the bottom groups as well.

    2. Will lunch be provided?

Yes, a full lunch (which is included in the camp fees) will be served every day from 12:00-1:00 pm for all attendees. It will be served buffet style, including two entree dishes, a salad bar, a side dish, a vegetarian option, a dessert, and a drink. For dietary concerns, please contact

    3. How is group placement decided?

USCF ratings (and FIDE ratings if applicable) will determine placement. Moving an attendee up a section in group (2000+, 1700+, 1400+, 1000+, u1000), may be adjusted at organizer discretion.

    4. Can the camp attendee attend only some days of the camp?

It is possible to attend only some days of the camp, however seating for select days is limited and fills up more quickly. If you wish to register for the camp only for partial days, please contact us directly at

    5. Can you provide more info about the hotel’s location?

The hotel is located right in the middle of Glendale, and is near lots of restaurants, shops, movie theaters, and more. The Americana at Brand is one of the most popular malls in Los Angeles, and is within easy walking distance of the hotel. Universal Studios is within 5-10 miles of the hotel.

    6. Any other questions?

Please contact us directly at We’d be happy to field all of your questions, comments, and concerns.

    7. What is your cancellation policy?

If you decide to cancel, we will refund your registration fees, less a $150 cancellation fee as long as said cancellation is before July 3rd, 2014. After that, no registration fees can be refunded.

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