Posted in November 2010

Monthly Chess Tournament Reminder For December

Monthly Chess Tournament Reminder For December


Our monthly “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament at Burger King is tomorrow (December 1st). Where: Burger King, 360 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, FL 3230 When: December 1, 2011, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Registration: 6:45 pm – 7:00 pm Entry Fee: $5 members, $7 non-members Rounds: G/10. 6 Round Swiss or Round Robin. The type and … Continue reading

4th Annual Aquaprofit Polgar Chess Day


The 4th Annual Aquaprofit – Polgar Chess Day was held this past Saturday. It was a great success as usual, despite the major snow storm that hit Budapest the night before. Around 500 chess fans weathered the snow storm to celebrate the now traditional “Day of Celebration of Chess and its Queens”. Watch the video … Continue reading

Club Member in the Hospital

Club Member in the Hospital


I received a report last night that one of our chess club members, Jonathan Walker, underwent surgery yesterday. He was diagnosed with cancer earlier in the week and was admitted to Tallahassee Regional Medical Center. He will be in the hospital for a week recovering from the surgery. Your prayers and well wishes are welcomed … Continue reading

Chess Club Update for November 22, 2010


Meeting This Wednesday, November 24th I just want to let everyone know that I will be at Burger King this Wednesday, November 24th, the evening before Thanksgiving. I know several other members are planning to show up as well. Remember, you get 10 TIPP’s for showing up! December “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament A quick reminder … Continue reading

Chess Video for the Week of November 15, 2010


Here is this weeks video. It is a game played between Hikaru Nakamua and Vladimir Kramnik at the recently concluded Tal Memorial Chess Tournament. It is a Petroff (Petrov) Defense. Nakamura,H. (2741) – Kramnik, V (2791) [C42] Tal Memorial Chess Tournament 2010, 2010.11.05 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. … Continue reading

Membership Dues Now Being Collected


Membership Dues Today we set up a business bank account at BB&T. This means we will now begin collecting membership dues. Adult dues are $25/year Student dues are $10/year Senior dues are $10/year. You can earn 50 TIPP’s if you pay your dues by November 30th! Get 25 TIPP’s if you pay your dues by … Continue reading

Chess Puzzles for November 9, 2010


Here are some chess puzzles for you to ponder.  Take some time and see if you can find the correct moves. Answers are in the comments. Chess Puzzle #1. White to play Chess Puzzle #2 (Nunn – Portisch, Reykjavik 1988) White to play Chess Puzzle #3 (Anand – Leko, Nice 2009, Blindfold) White to play I hope … Continue reading

Analyzed Game – Shabbaz v Conner


Here is a game played at the recently concluded Capital City Chess Championship on October 23, 2010 between Tallahassee Chess Club members Daaim Shabbaz and Don Conner. Analysis is by Don Conner who is being awarded 10 TIPPs for this article! Shabazz, Daaim –  Conner, Donald Capital City Chess Championship October 23, 2010 1. e4 … Continue reading