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    • Choose Wisely

      Greetings,On July 22nd, the Colorado Springs Chess Club held its 4th Tuesday of the month event:  Thematic.  The opening chosen for the night was the Petrov's Defense.  Joe Pahk's untimely departure pushed Koji Del Conte into the top spot and g... | Read More

    • The Tortoise And The Other Tortoise

      Greetings,On July 15th, the Colorado Springs Chess Club held its 3rd Tuesday of the month event: Quick Swiss.  USCF members are entered into a free, Quick-rated, Swiss tournament.  Jeff Fox and Imre Barlay  edged the field to earn the 1st place... | Read More

    • We Are All Pawns, My Dear

      Greetings,On July 8th, the Colorado Springs Chess Club held its 2nd Tuesday of the month event: Quads.  Players are grouped into 4-man Round Robin tournaments.  Gunnar Andersen, Kurt Kondracki, and Koji Del Conte all scored 2 points to claim the... | Read More

    • False Step Thinking

      Greetings,The Winter Springs Open announcement is out!  Start making your plans now.The June Panera Wednesday and Thursday has been rated:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201406255052 http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201406265312 Th... | Read More

    • You Shook Me All Night Long

      Greetings,The CSCC's June Mating Game has been rated:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201406172262 This week's position come from the June Mating Game and is white to move:See the diagram and answer here:http://cschess.webs.com/apps/photos/... | Read More

    • The King

      Greetings,The CSCC's annual June event, The June Mating Game, continues this week.  You can still join for just $5 and get 2 USCF-rated games (G30d5) and a 1/2 point for the previous rounds!  Supporting Members still get in free and the club add... | Read More

    • O Is For Overload III

      Greetings,This Tuesday is the beginning of the CSCC's June Mating Game (4SS, G30, $5 entry, prizes based on entries, Supporting Members get free entry).The Rated Blitz tournament has been rated.http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201406027112 ... | Read More

    • R Is For Removal III

      Greetings,This Tuesday's event is Speed Chess (unrated, free).  The May Panera Wednesday and Thursday tournaments have been rated:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201405284882 http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201405295192 This week'... | Read More

    • D Is For Discovery II

      Greetings,The CSCC's 3rd Tuesday Quick Swiss event has been rated.  The event for the 4th Tuesday is a Thematic Double Swiss (G10, 3SS, Two Knights' Defense 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6, unrated, free).http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?20140... | Read More

    • Mating Problems

      Greetings,The CSCC 2nd Tuesday's Quad event has been rated.  The 3rd Tuesday (5/20) event will be a Quick-rated Swiss (G20, 3SS, free).http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201405138992 This week's position comes from my 2nd round game at the M... | Read More