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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

April Chess

April Philadelphia Area Chess Events Saturday, April 5th – ASAP, High School Tournament at Haverford College Saturday, April 5th – West Chester Quads Saturday, April 12th – MasterMinds Quads & Scholastic Swiss Sunday, April 13th – Rounds 7 & 8 of the 2014 Greater Philadelphia Chess League Weekend, April 16-20 – Philadelphia Open, Marriott, 1200 … Continue reading

March Chess

March Philadelphia Area Chess Events Saturday, March 8th – MasterMinds Quads (no scholastic) Weekend, March 8-9 – P.A. Scholastic Championships & Ira Lee Riddle Memorial Individual & Collegiate Championships Saturday, March 15th  – Queens Academy Saturday, March 22nd – Cherry Hill March Open Sunday, March 23rd  – Rounds 5 & 6 of the 2014 Greater … Continue reading

January Chess

January Philadelphia Area Chess Events Saturday, January 4th – West Chester Quads Saturday, January 11th  – MasterMinds Quads & Scholastic Swiss Weekend, January 17-20 – Liberty Bell Open Saturday, January 18th – ASAP – MLK Family Day of Chess at African-American Museum Monday, January 20th – ASAP Chess – MLK Day of Service Weekend, January … Continue reading