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August Chess

August Philadelphia Area Chess Events Sunday, August 3rd – Holly Heisman Memorial Fundraiser Tournament Thursday, August 7th – ASAP Chess at Liberty Place Saturday, August 9th – MasterMinds Quads & Scholastic Summer League Weekend, August 16-17th – Triple Crown of PA Speed Chess, Lancaster, PA Friday eve & Saturday, August 22-23 – Enon Connected Pawns … Continue reading

June Chess

June Philadelphia Area Chess Events Saturday, June 7th – West Chester Quads Saturday, June 14th – MasterMinds Quads & Scholastic Summer League Saturday, June 14th – Shining Knights Scholastic, Newtown Saturday, June 21st – Cherry Hill June Open Fri eve & Saturday, June 27-28 – Summer Swiss, Inglis House (to be confirmed) Continue reading

PPACS Chess 2014

In my 1st year fielding a team at Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, we had success both in the Philadelphia Scholastic Chess League and at the Pa State Chess Championships. We finished 6-3 in the Philly league, earning a playoff birth and we won the 4th place trophy in our division at States.   Continue reading

May Chess

May Philadelphia Area Chess Events Saturday, May 3rd – West Chester Quads Friday, May 9th – ASAP All Girls Tournament, Drexel U. Saturday, May 10th – MasterMinds Quads & Scholastic Summer League Saturday, May 17th – Shining Knights Scholastic, Conshohocken Sunday, May 18th – Final Rounds of the 2014 Greater Philadelphia Chess League Thursday, May … Continue reading