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Jan van de Mortel is new Connecticut State Blitz-Chess Champion
12/12 IM Jan van de Mortel won the CSCA CT State Blitz (G5 d5) Championship organized by NBCC.

Photo: Jan playing against Andrew Colwell.
Jan scored 8/9 (only Nelson Castaneda won against him), second was Suhas Kodali 7/9, third Nelson Castañeda Alvarez 6/...

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Saturday Dec 16 - State Champ for Kids, Univ of New Haven
The Connecticut Chess Organization, allClubs Chess and the UCONN Chess Club Proudly Present the 2017-18 CSCA CONNECTICUT SCHOLASTIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Saturday Dec 16, 2017 CCO SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT SCHOLASTIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS - Leg 2 of 2017-18 Co...

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Connecticut State Blitz-Chess - Tuesday Dec 12
CT STATE CHESS ASSOCIATION BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP TUESDAY  Dec 12, 2017 CSCA Blitz Championship NBCC - Armenian Church 1910 Stanley St New Britain, CT 06053 G/5;d5 Pairings and Prizes based on Blitz Ratings. Unrated players not eligible for class prizes. Champi...

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Alan Lasser's Game of the Week
  Check out the position after move twenty-nine;  talk about unbalanced material, White’s four pieces are completely different from Black’s three pieces, throw in a couple of extra pawns and try to figure it out.  The computers at the TCEC 10 are certain th...

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New Britain Chess Club News
Weekly News December 6, 2017 This Week’s News Items: CSCA State Blitz Championship, Tuesday Dec 12, 2017 Blitz XVII Results GM Aleksandr Lenderman at NBCC Feb 2 & 3, 2018 Training Class Tuesday - with Joe Bihlmeyer at 6:15 pm CSCA Blitz Championship Dec 12,...

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Alan Lasser's Game of the Week
  Long-time readers have seen my version of the World Champion Lasker’s classic advice, “Four Things to Think About Before You Touch That Chess Piece” in this column many times, lastly in the issue of 7/22/17.  If I may quote myself, “the best chance for la...

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Top stories for November - Connecticut Chess Magazine
Connecticut Chess Magazine finishes November with 5,300 visits to its blog during the month: ConnecticutChess.blogspot.com A total of 16 postings for November. The top postings were "Computers fail to understad Queen versus 3 pieces" by Alan Lasser with 966...

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Connecticut Chess Magazine - December 2017
Dec 2, Saturday, 2017 National Mutt Day Open Chess Tournament 3-SS, G/60;d5. Rob Roy Chess Center, 3111 South St., Coventry, Connecticut 06238 Prizes based on 12 players. $160, $80. More per entries. Affects both Quick and Regular USCF Ratings. Entry Fees $...

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ISO chess tournament directors for big event in Hartford Connecticut
Dear fellow chess organizers in Connecticut, I will continue organizing my small USCF Saturday tournaments in Coventry every month for as long as I can.  A total of 92 players have participated in my program since it was started May 2016. We are fortunate h...

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Connecticut State Chess Association new web pages
Clubs of Connecticut State Chess Association Back Issues of Connecticut Chess Magazine Our Facebook Page         Our Facebook Public Group Upcoming Events   -    Subscribe to our blog Connecticut Scholastic Chess Programs Active USCF TD's of Connecticut Sta...
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