The brilliant GM will headline as the lead instructor at the event. Aronian will be assisted by a number of many influential coaches, including GM Melikset Khachiyan, GM Dejan Bojkov, IM Andranik Matikozyan, IM Armen Ambartsoumian, WGM Tatev Abrahamyan, FM Aviv Friedman and Jay Stallings.
The camp is open to players of all ages and levels. USCF ratings and FIDE ratings if applicable will determine group placement. Attendees are scheduled to up a section in group 2000+, 1700+, 1400+, 1000+, U1000, can be adjusted at organizer discretion.
Instructors are scheduled to instruct on specialties, and impart middle-game, opening, endgame, and strategic knowledge.
Organizers have prepared the Hilton Glendale for lodging, the hotel is located in 100 W Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202; $129 per night, single/double, facilities include daily breakfast buffet for two, free wi-fi, and additionally there shall be free shuttle from/to Burbank Airport.
Simultaneously to the Metropolitan Chess & American Chess Academy summer camp, there will be several exhibitions, Blitz/Quick/Bughouse Tournaments, Evening Activities, and Evaluation with Instructor with Progress Indication.
While Levon is scheduled to spend a majority of his time preparing the top two groups, he will also hold instruction with the bottom groups as well.
The following are selected to be the other instructors:
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
FM Aviv Friedman Senior FIDE Trainer
Jay Stallings Founder and Director of CYCL