Category: General

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Joplin Spring Open Update

On March 28th, the Joplin Chess Club hosted the Joplin Spring Open. While turnout was a little lower than in the past, at 11 players, that didn’t diminish the competition at all.  There were...

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Correspondence Chess

I had been working on a software package to allow players to play games on the site but I haven’t had much chance to modify it fully to my liking. So until I get...

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Joplin Chess Club Tournament Update

Thus far I have been unable to successfully secure a location for the next tournament. I am still awaiting an update on one location and will should know for sure by Tuedsay. That said,...

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Joplin Chess Club Tournament Update

I just wanted to let everyone know that I’m still working on the tournament. I have finalized on March 28th as a date that I think will provide a good time to the most...

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TD and Tournament Update

I wanted to give a quick update on what is going on. On the 27th I officially became a certified Club Tournament Director so I will be able to run the tournament and submit...

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January Updates

Sorry it has been so long for a real update on the site. I’m working on a few things, off and on, that I plan on posting to the site but they aren’t panning...

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Happy Holidays

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Holiday season (for whatever holidays you celebrate).

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Endgame Studies

I’m going to post some endgames that I come across that I think look like they would be good endgame studies. Generally speaking these studies will come from games that I have played or...

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Carthage Chess Open Update

Yesterday the Joplin Chess Club hosted the Carthage Chess Open. Turnout was less than expected, at 14 participants, but that didn’t diminish the fun. Most of the players were from the Sunday and Tuesday...