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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


Server games are playable in our live chess viewer, and also available as downloads by year. Any completed section may be obtained as a pgn download by clicking the section #.
     World Correspondence Chess Championship (1st — 30th) games are playable in our live chess viewer and also as pgn downloads by event number.

All 2019 CCLA server games have been completed and are now available for download, either by section or a file of total games.

Entries wanted

(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!


It's that time again! 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.


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