Posted in November 2010

Earn Your TIPPs


TIPP, short for Tallahassee Involvement and Participation Points, is a contest for members of Tallahassee Chess Club. Beginning with November’s “First Wednesday” chess tournament, TIPPs were awarded to those that attended the Wednesday night meeting and for participating in the chess tournament. TIPP’s will accumulate over the year and player(s) with the most TIPP’s at … Continue reading

A Game at the Black Dog Cafe


Here is a game between Carlos Alonso and John Chancy played recently at Black Dog Cafe one afternoon. This was a friendly game with no time control. Here is the game score along with John’s annotations of the game: Alonso, Carlos – Chancy, John [C01] Black Dog Cafe, 10/30/2010 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 … Continue reading

November Tournament Results


We had a nice turnout for the tournament tonight. I’d like to thank all the players and those that showed up and just watched. Tonight we had 6 players for a blitz (G/5) tournament. We were able to play a double round robin. Don Conner won 1st place and Colin Dougherty took 2nd place. Following … Continue reading

November Chess Tournament Reminder


Our monthly “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament is Tonight at Burger King. Where:  Burger King, 360 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, FL 3230 When:  November 3, 2010, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Registration:  6:45 pm – 7:00 pm EF:  $5 Rounds:  G/5, SS or RR. Number of rounds depends on number of entries. Earn TIPP’s! Beginning with … Continue reading