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Yearly Archive: 2012

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2013 Four States Winter Open

3rd Annual Four States Winter Open Date: March 9, 2013 Location: La Quinta Inn (Room A) 3320 South Rangeline Rd Joplin, MO 64804 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate Format: 4 round...

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January Quick Tournament

Date: January 5th, 2013 Location: South Middle School Cafeteria 900 E 50th St Joplin, MO 64804 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate and South Middle School Chess Club Format: 5 round Swiss,...

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Ponziani Frasher Defense

Cicindelinae (1835)    —    AnotherFineMess (1717) ICS rated standard match  (-)   chessclub.com 2012.12.09     1-0     C44p 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 This is the Ponziani opening and goes all the...

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Dose of Reality

I recently joined ICC and have been playing some games when time allows.  I’ve been doing pretty well lately and so yesterday when the opportunity came up to join a simultaneous event with IM...

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Joplin Autumn Open

Come join the Joplin Chess Club for the last tournament of the year. Date: November 17, 2012 Location: Christ’s Community United Methodist Church 2700 E 44th St. Joplin, MO 64804 Hosted by the Joplin...

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Chess E-books

Chess Books: Electronic vs Paper Here a while back I was perusing Amazon for chess books and I came across Christopher Scheerer’s Blackmar-Deimer Gambit: A Modern Guide to a Fascinating Chess Opening. Given my...

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Gettin’ Borged

The following game was played in a club clash between the Joplin and Springfield clubs.  One of the guys playing was pretty highly rated.  It’s always exciting to get the chance to play opponents...

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2012 Springfield August Open

Date: August 11th, 2012 Location: Southside Senior Center 2215 S. Fremont Springfield, MO Co-hosted by the Springfield Park Board Chess Club and Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliates Format: 4 round Swiss, Game in 60,...

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Arkanas Open

Date: March 10-11, 2012 Location: Days Inn, 2402 N. College Ave. Fayetteville AR 72703 (479) 443-4323 Hotel Rates: 1 King $52 + tx (1-2), 2 Queens $60 + tx (1-2) Hosted by the Fayetteville...

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Joplin Benefit Tournament

Here is the second tournament of the year for the Joplin Chess Club. This will be a new one for us; our first two-day event and the first tournament to benefit a charity. Thanks...