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Starts in November !
 

CCLA Server Team Championship (Played in Odd-Numbered Years) - this is one of our most popular events. Teams will consist of six players. Team and individual applications accepted. If you apply as an individual we will assign you to a team based on your rating and a team's needs. The number of divisions, teams per division and games played per opponent depend on the number of entries. Teams are assigned to divisions based on the average team rating. Each player plays one or two games against opponents on his board (Board 1 plays all other Board 1 players, etc.)
Time limit: 10 moves/30 days.
Entry fee $8.
Entry deadline: October 1.

 
Coming in May, 2021

Spring Server Series - there are four seasonal tournaments, Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer Server Series. One round. No prizes. Entrants grouped by rating. Players paired as either a 7-player single round robin, or as a 4-, 5- or 6-player double-round robin. Total number of games played is six to ten, depending on number of entrants and pairing option. Multiple entries permitted.
Time limit: 10 moves/30 days.
Entry fee $6 per section.

Entry deadline - (Spring): May 15, 2021
 
Entries wanted

ADVANCED CHESS
(Chess engines allowed)

We have players waiting for sections to fill! See Advanced Chess events for tournament descriptions. Caution: members with current Traditional games must complete them before switching to the Advanced Chess group!

 
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Membership Renewals

All CCLA memberships are now due in January of the renewal year. Renewing members in 2021 only (and new members joining later in the year) pay a pro-rated amount to convert to January renewal. The mailing label on printed Chess Correspondent magazines always shows your renewal date. Members who receive their magazine by email - the ezine format - please check with the business office for current status.

HOW TO PLAY CHESS

Basic Chess Instruction

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