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    • Inaugural GOW Prize

      Greetings,Dan Prutz scored a 359 point upset and won the 1st GOW prize.  Gunnar Andersen and Alex Bozhenov avoided each other and went unbeaten in the IHOP Quick to claim 1st place:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201505156312 Here is the ... | Read More

    • The Hanging Rook Formation

      Greetings,Happy Mother's Day to all the chess mom's out there! Ok, I am late, but it is not like you are getting your kids to the chess tournaments on time.This Tuesday (5/11) the Colorado Springs Chess Club will have the 2nd round of the May Swis... | Read More

    • The Value Of A Score Sheet

      Greetings,The Colorado Springs Chess Club starts its May Swiss 90 this Tuesday (G/90+30, 4SS, $10 entry, prizes)!Last week saw the finish of several tournaments.  I had to make my first TD ruling in the April Swiss (read about it in this week's n... | Read More

    • Check The Checks

      Greetings,Tonight, the Colorado Springs Chess Club finishes up the April Swiss 75 (G/75+30, 4SS, $10 entry, prizes) and will hold an IHOP Quick (G/24;d/5, 4SS, $5 entry, prizes) this Friday.This week's position comes from last Tuesday's battle bet... | Read More

    • R Is For Removal IV

      Greetings,The CSCC finished the 2nd round of the Tuesday April Swiss 75 (G/75+30, 4SS, $10 entry, prizes) and the Friday IHOP Quick.  NM Josh Bloomer took home the top prize on Friday.  Here are the ratings:http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.ph... | Read More

    • Make It So

      Greetings,The Colorado Springs Chess Club started the April Swiss 75 (G/75+30, 4SS, $10 entry, prizes) this past Tuesday.  There is still time to join and get 3 games of rated chess!  Also, this Friday will be another Quick chess night at IHOP, ... | Read More

    • Double Desperado Double Fork

      Greetings, The Colorado Springs Chess Club finished up the March Swiss 75 with Earle Wikle, Daniel Herman, and Mark McGough tying for 1st place.  The April Swiss 75 (G/75+30, 4SS, $10 entry, prizes) starts this Tuesday.  Here are the ratings fo... | Read More

    • Dominate The Dojo

      Greetings,The Colorado Springs Chess Club finishes up the March Swiss 75 (G/75+30, 5SS, $10 entry, prizes) this Tuesday.  We also rebooted a TD, Earle Wikle, with a new quick event on Friday nights:  IHOP Quick.  The first event has been rated.... | Read More

    • Swiss Justice

      Greetings,The CSCC finished the 3rd round of its March Monthly Swiss (5SS, G/75+30, $10 entry, prizes).  With this new event, the doors are opening around 6pm, and the round are getting started close to 7pm each Tuesday.  Mark McGough has benefi... | Read More

    • D Is For Discovery III

      Greetings,I was invited down to the Colorado Springs Open last weekend to see a movie with LM Brian Wall.  I go to, maybe, one movie a year.  So, I was excited to see a movie with a large group of chess players who follow Brian like the disciple... | Read More