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Yearly Archive: 2009

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A Game Plan

“Amateurs practice until they get it right. Masters practice until they can’t get it wrong.” I have seen the the above quote, or variations of it, a number of times in different places. I...

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Springfield Tournament, December 12th 2009

December Springfield Open Unrated 3 round Swiss Game/60 100% payout (40%, 25%, 15%, 10%, 6%, 4%) Free soft drinks Date: 12/12/09 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 Registration: 8am...

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Springfield Tournament, November 7th 2009

Date: Saturday, November 7th, 2009 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 Format: 3 round swiss, Game/90, USCF rated. Possible scholastic and non-USCF sections Entry Fee: $3 Registration: Saturday, 9:15-9:30...

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Joplin Autumn Open

Date: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Location: Dalton-Killinger Construction 1301 W 4th St Joplin, MO 64801 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate Format: 5 round Swiss, Game in 60 (G/60), rated Two sections...

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October Quick Tournament

Date: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 Location: Dalton-Killinger Construction 1301 W 4th St Joplin, MO 64801 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate Format: 5 or 6  round Swiss, depending on turnout, Game in...

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Joplin Chess Anniversary

Well, the site has been up for almost a year already ( September the 29th it will be a year). I haven’t done as much as I wanted to when it comes to modifications...

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Springfield Tournament, September 26th 2009

Date: September 26, 2009 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 Format: 3 round, Game/60 Entry Fee: $1 Registration: 9:45-9:55 AM Round Times: 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM. At...

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Joplin Summer Open 2009 Update

On August 22nd, the Joplin Chess Club hosted the second annual Summer Open. Turnout for the event was very good, with many of our regulars, some returning players from past events and a few...

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Endgame Study August 28th, 2009

This endgame study is from an old game I played, as white, against Michael Farren, as black,  in 1996 at the old Java House. Back then I didn’t know the right technique for this...