Posted in April 2011

Monthly Tournament Reminder


Our monthly “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament is Wednesday, May 4th When: May 4, 2011, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Gamescape, Tallahassee Mall, 2415 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303 Registration: 6:45 pm – 7:00 pm Entry Fee: $5 members, $7 non-members Time Control: G/5. If you have a digital clock, you can set it … Continue reading

Time for Fantasy Chess!


Sign up now for the Fantasy Chess competition for the 2011 US Chess Championship! Prizes include lessons with GM Hikaru Nakamura, Ben Finegold and a House of Staunton commemorative set. Read the full article at the US Chess Federation website. Sign up at the Chess Center of St. Louis website This year, the U.S. Championship and … Continue reading

Claymation Chess – Stop Motion Videos


Here’s a pretty cool chess game using stop motion video and chess pieces made of clay (claymation). Anyone care to see if they can notate the moves to go along with it?  Here’s another stop motion video I found. It is the “The Game of the Century” between Bobby Fisher and Donald Byrne:   

April Chess Tournament Results


We had a nice turnout for our monthly “First Wednesday”  tournament tonight. Congratulations to Ben Silva for winning all his games and taking 1st place and to Carey Theil for taking 2nd place. Following is the cross-table for the tournament. April Monthly Chess Tournament Tallahassee, FL – April 6, 2011 ID NAME       … Continue reading

Knock Off The Rust! Tournament Results


Here is the cross-table from the chess tournament this past Saturday. Had a nice little turnout with 10 players. Congratulations to Hugh Cline, Will Ebaugh, and Jonathan Walker, the three players who tied for 1st place and split the 1st-3rd prize of $175 ($58.33 each). I hope a little rust was knocked off in this … Continue reading