Posted in February 2011

Queen of Hearts Chess Tournament


The 39th Annual Queen of Hearts Chess Tournament in Montgomery, Alabama was held this past weekend. John Chancy and I participated in this event again this year. This is the 2nd longest running tournament in Alabama behind their State Championship. The event is well attended each year and this year was no exception. Six states … Continue reading

Tournament Announcement: May 27-29, 2011


Tallahassee Chess Club is proud to sponsor the Tallahassee Open/Robert L. Froemke Memorial Chess Tournament. The tournament is in honor of Dr. Froemke, who for many years was the driving force of chess in Tallahassee. Many “old timers” around here have him to thank for their love of chess today. I remember the first tournament … Continue reading

Tallahassee Chess Club Revenue & Expenses Report


I wanted to update everyone on the club’s financial situation. First, a big thank you to everyone that has paid their membership dues! We have 17 official members of the club. Thirteen are full-membership (right to vote on club business) and four are student/senior memberships. Since starting the club we’ve had two one-day tournaments that … Continue reading

The Blitz Was On!


Great tournament last night! Some exciting chess was played in our monthly “First Wednesday” tournament. This month was a G/5 double round robin. We had six players compete. Don Conner took 1st place. Eric Larsen and Ben Silva tied for 2nd place. Here’s the cross table from the tournament: February First Wednesday Chess Tournament February … Continue reading

February “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament is Tomorrow


It’s time for our monthly “First Wednesday” chess tournament. When:  February 2, 2011 Where:  Gamescape, Tallahassee Mall, 3415 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303. Park near the food court entrance (backside of the mall) Registration:  6:45 pm – 7:00 pm, Rounds: 7:00 pm – 9:30 PM Entry Fee:  $5 members, $7 non-members Format:  G/5, Number of rounds depends … Continue reading