Yearly Archive: 2009

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Location, Location, Location

The Joplin Chess Club has been lucky in the past couple of years to find locations to hold tournaments.  In order to not outwear our welcome in the locations we have found to date,...

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So, What Is Your Rating?

“So, what is your rating?” It is the one question you will hear consistently, between new opponents, not only at tournaments but even in casual play. I have had many discussions about that question...

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PC Chess Club, A Review

*edited after publication* First, I want to apologize for bringing this drama to the site. However, I feel it is my duty to provide full disclosure in regards to this club and its head....

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Joplin Summer Open

Date: Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 Location: Dalton-Killinger Construction 1301 W 4th St Joplin, MO 64801 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate 5 round Swiss, Game in 60 (G/60), rated Two sections (based...

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Springfield Non-USCF August K-12 Tournament

Date: August 1st, 2009 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 4 Rounds Entry fee: $3 Prizes: One US Chess Federation membership awarded for every 8 kids Registration: 9:30-9:50 AM....

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Springfield August Possible Qualifier

Springfield July Possible Qualifier Date: August 1-2th, 2009 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 4SS, G/100 Prizes: $530 b/30: $150 1st, $70 each U2000, U1700, U1400, U1200, U1000+Unrated, $30...

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Springfield Non-USCF July K-12 Tournament

Date: July 4th, 2009 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 4 Rounds Entry fee: $3 Prizes: One US Chess Federation membership awarded for every 8 kids Registration: 9:30-9:50 AM....

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Springfield July Possible Qualifier

Springfield July Possible Qualifier Date: July 3-4th, 2009 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 South Fremont Avenue Springfield, MO 65804-3101 4SS, G/90 Prizes: $400 b/30: $130 1st, $60 each U2000, U1650, U1350, U1100+Unrated, $30 best...

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Joplin Memorial Day Open Update

On May 23rd, the Joplin Chess Club sponsored its second annual Memorial Day Open. There were two sections for prizes, with the reserve section being those players rated under 1200 USCF (average rating was...

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Joplin Chess Club Memorial Day Open

Date: Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 Location: First Baptist Church 7th & Euclid Galena, KS 66739 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate 5 round Swiss, Game in 60 (G/60), rated Two sections (based...