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    • Game Of The Year XII

      Greetings,My chess blogging season has come to an end for 2015.  Thanks to all my readers for spending this time together!I got a new phone: 719-459-9612As soon as I get my contacts moved over to the new phone, I will be texting the club reminder... | Read More

    • Peak Position

      Greetings,Tonight is the start of the August Swiss 90 at the Colorado Springs Chess Club (4SS, G90+30, $10 entry, prizes, USCF-rated)!The CSCC has rated the July Swiss 90, the Friday IHOP Quick, and the Pikes Peak Open:http://www.uschess.org/msa/X... | Read More

    • Return Of The Oldtimers

      Greetings,Tonight is the final round of the July Swiss 90 (4SS, G90+30, $10 entry, prizes, USCF-rated)!This week's position comes from the 3rd round of the July Swiss 90 between 2 returning club members:  Clark Stroh and Mike Filppu.  It is whit... | Read More

    • Pawn Wave Guy

      Greetings,Tonight is the 3rd round of the July Swiss 90 (4SS, G90+30, $10entry, prizes, USCF-rated).  We also have a one game entry fee for $4.The IHOP quick has been rated:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201507179912 The USCF has sent me... | Read More

    • THE HISTORICAL ORIGINS OF CHESS IN ANCIENT INDIA

      Greetings,Tonight is round 2 of the July Swiss 90 (4SS, G/90+30, $10 entry, prizes, USCF-rated).  Friday is the IHOP Quick (4SS, G/24d5, $5 entry, prizes, Quick-rated).The Scudder brothers won the 1st Colorado Bughouse championship! Rhett Langs... | Read More

    • Give Me More Time

      Greetings,Tomorrow is the 1st round of the Colorado Springs Chess Club's July Swiss 90 (4SS, G/90+30, $10 entry, prizes, USCF-rated).  Be sure to get there early!  The Pikes Peak Or Bust Rodeo parade will be on Tejon St.  Parking is sure to be ... | Read More

    • Algebraic Notation

      Greetings,Tonight is the City Speed Chess Championship (RR, G/5; d/0, $10 entry, prizes, unrated) finale!  NM Josh Bloomer went unbeaten in the Qualifier and just has to get past 5 challengers in the Championship section to tie the mark for most ... | Read More

    • Gift From Dad

      Greetings,Tonight is the City Speed Chess Championship (RR, G/5; d/0, $10 entry, prizes, unrated, 2-week event)!  NM Josh Bloomer is aiming for his 6th title this year.  Can anyone in the Springs knock him off the top of the Speed Chess mountain... | Read More

    • P Is For Pin IV

      Greetings,Tonight is the 3rd & 4th rounds of the June Mating Game (4SS, G/30; d/10, $5 entry) at the Colorado Springs Chess Club.  Supporting Members get free entry and there is still time to join and get a couple of free, dual-rated games!Th... | Read More

    • Tactics Flow From Inferior Positions

      Greetings,Tonight is the start of the June Mating Game (4SS, G/30; d/10, entry $5, prizes, USCF dual rated, 2 week event)!  Register by 6:45pm or call me (Paul 719-310-9635).The IHOP quick Friday has been rated:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain... | Read More