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Grand Prix Event #1 Results and FAQs

The Alabama Online Chess Grand Prix started off with a bang! 46 competitors from around the state participated in this first-of-its-kind event, and the competition did not disappoint. Congratulations to Scott Varagona (2270) and Edward Xiao (1176) wi

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Updated February 3, 2021
REMINDER: All-Girls State Championship Feb 20

The first official state championship of the 2021 calendar year will be held on February 20. The All-Girls state championship will be hosted on chesskid.com and directed by Alabama Scholastic Coordinator Todd Guthrie. Girls from kindergarten through

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Updated January 31, 2021
What’s Happening in Alabama Chess – Feb 2021

February will be an exciting month for chess in Alabama! After a fantastic January (click here for our January 2021 Month in Review), we are ready to bring more events to you. Here is a quick look at what will be happening in the state in February 20

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Updated January 31, 2021
January 2021 Month in Review

What a start to 2021 for Alabama chess!  Over the board (OTB) chess is coming back strongly! Not only did we see the long-awaited return of tournament director Caesar Lawrence with his Dothan Open 2020, but Doug Strout held the event Evangel 2021

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Updated January 30, 2021
Fall 2020 Antics Released!

Though way delayed due to the process of updating our website, the Fall 2020 Antics, edited by Scott Varagona, have been released! Through our new parallel game and antics viewer, you will be able to travel along with National Master Scott as he expl

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Updated January 30, 2021
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REMINDER: All-Girls State Championship Feb 20
January 31, 2021

The first official state championship of the 2021 calendar year will be held on February 20. The All-Girls state championship will be hosted on chesskid.com and directed by Alabama Scholastic Coordinator Todd Guthrie. Girls from kindergarten through

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What’s Happening in Alabama Chess – Feb 2021

February will be an exciting month for chess in Alabama! After a fantastic January (click here for our January 2021 Month in Review), we are ready to bring more events to you. Here is a quick look at what will be happening in the state in February 20

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The Alabama Chess Federation (ACF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and the United States Chess Federation affiliate for the state of Alabama. Our goal is to promote chess all over Alabama for the benefit of all Alabama players. Toward that end, we provide advertising and other assistance for rated tournaments, as well as support for scholastic chess programs around the state. Bylaws and other significant ACF documents are available in our online archive.

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