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State Scholastic Championships This Weekend – The Rules

With the state scholastic championships upcoming this weekend, the registration is already closed. However, for those who are playing, or are simply interested in tournament rules, here is a link to a recorded player/parent/coach meeting and PowerPoi

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Updated March 25, 2021
February 2021 Month in Review

Brrr!!! A cold month outside, but the chess was hot in February! As COVID wanes, chess has been heating up in Alabama. On the 13th, The Alabama Chess Federation (ACF) hosted its 2nd Online Grand Prix event. The Madison City Chess League (MCCL)

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Updated March 13, 2021
What’s Happening In Alabama Chess – Mar 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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Updated March 9, 2021
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
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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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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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16th Annual Chris Bond Memorial
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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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