Posted in July 2011

August’s “First Wednesday” chess tournament


I will be in Orlando at the U.S. Open on August 3rd, which is the day our monthly “First Wednesday” is scheduled. We have three options: 1. Cancel the tournament. The next monthly “First Wednesday” would be September 7th. 2. Someone can volunteer to run the tournament in my stead. 3. Change the date to … Continue reading

Learn Chess Or Call Me An Idiot!!


Are you new to chess? Still trying to learn how the pieces move and some basic strategy and tactics? This e-book is for beginners. I’ve downloaded it and installed it and it looks pretty good — if you’re a beginner. Written by International Master┬áJavier Gil, this is a great FREE e-book that will help you … Continue reading

Chess Sets For Sale


I have five chess sets available for purchase. These sets are great for everyday play as well as tournament play. They are heavy and rugged. The set includes: Heavy Tournament Chess Pieces. The King height is 3 3/4″ and the set includes extra queens (34 pieces total). 20″ quality vinyl, roll-up, chess board. the dark … Continue reading

July 2011 First Wednesday Tournament Results


Here are the results from last nights “First Wednesday” chess tournament. It was G/20 and there were four rounds. Eric Larsen won 1st place and Colin Dougherty took 2nd place. Monthly “First Wednesday” Chess Tournament (G/20) July 6, 2011, Tallahassee, Florida No. Name Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 Score 1. Larsen, Eric …………….. D4 W5 W6 … Continue reading

Monthly Chess Tournament Reminder


I wanted to remind everyone that our monthly “First Wednesday” chess tournament is tonight, July 6. When: July 6, 2011, 7:00 pm – 10:00 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 Format/Rounds: G/20, 4-SS Earn TIPPs: Each win … Continue reading