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Lars Edmond Britt – Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Lars Britt is a significant individual in the history of Alabama chess, particularly in the documentation and recording of Alabama chess history from the mid-1970s to the turn of the century.  He attended Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama, and p

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Updated September 13, 2021
Joseph Jurjevich – Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Joe Jurjevich, “the Bay Minette Flash,” is a five-time Alabama State Chess Champion with a chess career spanning nearly fifty years. He is a National Master and one of Alabama’s perennial weekend warriors. After becoming an Alabama State Co-

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Updated September 12, 2021
Caesar Lawrence – Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Caesar Lawrence is the most prominent organizer and tournament director in Alabama Chess history.  Since moving to Alabama from Alaska in 1995, he has been Chief TD in 423 events as of 2021.  He started Caesar Chess in September 2009 and devoted hi

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Updated September 11, 2021
Charles Meidinger – Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Charles Meidinger is a five-time Alabama State Chess Champion and one of Huntsville’s all-time greatest players. After fighting his way up through the rating list in the late 1970s, Charles attained the National Master title—and secured his place

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Updated September 10, 2021
Stuart Rachels – Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Stuart Rachels is Alabama’s greatest player of the 20th century. He is a five-time Alabama State Champion, a U.S. Junior Champion, a U.S. Co-Champion, and an International Master. After his family moved to Alabama in the late 1970s, Stuart learn

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Updated September 9, 2021
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Lars Edmond Britt – Hall of Fame Class of 2021
September 13, 2021

Lars Britt is a significant individual in the history of Alabama chess, particularly in the documentation and recording of Alabama chess history from the mid-1970s to the turn of the century.  He attended Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama, and p

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What’s Happening In Alabama Chess – Mar 2021
March 9, 2021

March will be an exciting month for chess in Alabama! After a busy February, we are ready to bring more events to you. Here is a quick look at what will be happening in the state in March 2021. Tournaments Upcoming: Mar 20 - March Event (Alabama O

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30 Saturday, October 30, 2021
Halloween Classic
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16 Saturday, October 16, 2021
Evangel October Open
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