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Win a Master Class with Former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik

Win a master-class with former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik; take a survey. Continue reading


Have Pawn, Will Travel

Forty-seven years ago today, the first game of the 1972 World Chess Championship between Robert “Bobby” Fischer and Boris Spassky began in Reykjavik, Iceland. Continue reading

Jacksonville City Championship

What: Jacksonville City Championship 2014 When: Saturday, November 1, 2014 Location: University of North Florida Student Union 3rd Floor Time: Registration 10:30 am – 11:00 am Rds: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:45 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:15 pm. Lunch: 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Ends: 8:00 pm Prizes: First place prize guaranteed $250. Other prizes will … Continue reading

The Inaugural 2014 Florida State Team Championship

2014 Florida State Team Championship – BOCA RATON CHESS CLUB JUNE 20-22, 2014 LA QUINTA HOTEL AND SUITES 3701 N. UNIVERSITY DRIVE CORAL SPRINGS, FL 33065  TOURNAMENT FLYER The Tournament has an Open section and an Under 1500 section (with a quicker time control). ONLINE ENTRY: Individual Rate  Group Rate Current FCA Membership is required for this State Championship. Membership … Continue reading

Chess Movies on Netflix

If you have Netflix, then I wanted to let you know about two movies and two documentaries that are available to watch. Queen to Play The film stars Sandrine Bonnaire as a French chambermaid on the island of Corsica. She develops an interest in chess. She has been cleaning the house of an American doctor (played by Kevin Kline in his first French-speaking role), … Continue reading