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Scott Plaster
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Sister Sities International - Annual Banquet


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Winston Wars Blitz II Elias Oussedik won the second monthly Winston-Salem Chess Club Blitz tournament On August 4 with a perfect seven-win performance. Here is a link to the crosstable . Mr. Oussedik went on to win the Greensboro Open that weekend. Here is ...

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Winston Wars Quick Tournaments
Winston Wars Quick Tournaments The Winston-Salem Chess Club currently holds 7-round blitz (G/5;d0) and 3-round quick (G/15;d3) on the first Thursday (blitz) and third Thursday of each month. Entry fee is only $1. Entrants must be current  USCF  members. All...

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August 18 Quick Results Another good turnout Thursday. We had 8 participants in the USCF-rated Quick tournament, several players participating in slow casual chess, and a few impromptu blitz games before and after the tournament. Cross-tables for the tourna...

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Major Upcoming NC Events
Major Upcoming NC Events Greensboro will be the site of the  2016 U.S. Masters tournament  Aug. 25-29. Concurrently with that event, organizers will run the North Carolina Open (5-round Swiss-System rated) on a two- or three-day schedule, and students in gr...

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Major Upcoming NC Events Greensboro will be the site of the  2016 U.S. Masters tournament  Aug. 25-29. Concurrently with that event, organizers will run the North Carolina Open (5-round Swiss-System rated) on a two- or three-day schedule, and students in gr...

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Club Tournaments Update
Club Tournaments Update The Winston-Salem Chess Club currently hosts two USCF-rated tournaments each month: Blitz – 7SS;G/5;d0 – first Thursday of each month – affects USCF “Blitz” Rating only (Next tournament: Thursday, September 1, 2016) Quick – 3SS;G/15;...

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New Painting, "Ten Watermelons"
I recently read Popism, the Andy Warhol '60s and was inspired to begin a new series of Pop-inspired everyday objects. With the produce I've been growing and selling, what better place to begin? "Ten Watermelons" is a 22" x 28" gouache on canvas panel. The o...

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Dogwood
This painting was done completely on location under one of my favorite trees in our side yard. I was inspired by the simple scene of the dogwood trees sunlit from behind.

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Painting the house...
Here on summer vacation, I'm sure we all have a long To-Do list of household tasks. But who would rather paint the house, than paint a picture of it? This painting was started outside plein aire and quickly sketched. Then I finished inside in the studio. A ...
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