Colorado Springs Chess News

    • It's Not Dyslexic Being Easy

      Greetings,       The July Quick (6SS, G/24;d/5, Quick-rated, prizes, entry $10) continues tonight at the Colorado Springs Chess Club!  You can still join for the 2nd half.       This week's position comes from my list of upsets.  I... | Read More

    • Unsigned, Unsealed, Undelivered

      Greetings,       Tonight at the Colorado Springs Chess Club is the July Quick (6SS, G/24;d/5, $10 entry, Quick-rated, prizes)!     On a related note, I finally got my name in Chess Life!  You can see it on page 64, July issue.   ... | Read More

    • July Mating Game

      Greetings,       The July Mating Game (4SS, G/30;d/10, USCF-rated, $5 entry, prizes) continues at the Colorado Springs Chess Club this Tuesday with rounds 3 & 4!       If you don't want to miss round 3, plan to avoid the 76th ann... | Read More

    • I Can't Drive 55

      Greetings,   Tonight starts the July Mating Game (4SS, G30;d/10, USCF-rated, prizes)!  It is a 2 week event with the first 2 rounds tonight.   The Colorado Springs Chess Club has rated a number of events recently:   End DateEvent ID Even... | Read More

    • Grimm's Lost Game

      Greetings,       Tonight is the final round of the June Swiss 90 (4SS, G/90+30, $10 entry, USCF-rated, prizes)!  Next month starts the July Mating Game (4SS, G30/d10, USCF-rated, prizes) for the first 2 Tuesdays and the July Quick (6SS, G2... | Read More

    • Twice Bitten, Twice Shy

      Greetings,       The server for the CSCN website was acting up earlier this week.  So, I didn't get my Father's Day Issue out on time.  But, better late than never, some say.  Happy Belated Father's Day to all the chess dads!      ... | Read More

    • P Is For Pin V

      Greetings,       Tonight is round 2 of the June Swiss 90 (G/90+30, 4SS, $10 entry, USCF-rated, prizes)!       I was robbed of a tournament victory!        You can view a lot of USCF game stats on this page (just type in your ... | Read More

    • Avoid All Losses

      Greetings,   Tonight starts the June Swiss 90 (G/90+30, 4SS, $10 entry, USCF-rated, prizes)! Last week at the Colorado Springs Chess Club, FM Joe Friedman gave a simul.  I told him that I promised the prizes to the first players to win, but... | Read More

    • Looking For Draws In All The Wrong Positions

      Greetings,   Tonight is the FM Joe Friedman simul at the CSCC (FREE! Prizes for the first 2 winners) starting at 7pm (doors open around 6pm).   Brian Rountree wins the Tuesday night event and the Thursday night event in May!   End Date,Ev... | Read More

    • Whipping Boy

      Greetings,   We are a week away from the FM Joe Friedman Simul at the Colorado Springs Chess Club (5/31, FREE, starts at 7pm)!  Randy Reynolds has donated a $25 gift card as one of the prizes for anyone who can beat the Master.  Also, Doug Cl... | Read More