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What to Expect At Scholastic Chess Tournaments

Contributor: Jonathan Rasberry Edited - March 6th, 2022 It has been 10 years since my first chess tournament. I was finishing the 8th grade and puffed up after beating what I thought was a strong chess program my dad had on his computer. I signed

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Updated March 6, 2022
Top 5 Chess Moments Of 2021

Contributor: Isaac Snow Edited - January 27, 2022 Hey everyone! We are mere weeks into 2022, and hopefully we are primed for another big year for chess. Looking back upon the previous 2 years, 2020 was the year of the chess boom, and it was alway

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Updated January 28, 2022
Tournament Report: Evangel October Open 2021

Contributor: Michael Porcelli Edited - October 20, 2021      This past Saturday, October 16th, was the Evangel October Open. Held at the Evangel Church in Montgomery and hosted by Doug Strout, 30 players met to compete. The format was 4 games of

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Updated October 23, 2021
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
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What to Expect At Scholastic Chess Tournaments
March 6, 2022

Contributor: Jonathan Rasberry Edited - March 6th, 2022 It has been 10 years since my first chess tournament. I was finishing the 8th grade and puffed up after beating what I thought was a strong chess program my dad had on his computer. I signed

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Caesar Lawrence – Hall of Fame Class of 2021
September 11, 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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