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Traditional Server Chess

CCLA Spring 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.
Time limit: 10 moves/30 days.
Entry deadline: May 15th, 2022

    2021 Server N.A. Class     B Championship Finals

        1st     Jason Smith          2.5 / 4.0
        2nd    Rich Strelesky       2.0 / 4.0
        3rd     Bryce Avery          1.5 / 4.0

Traditional Postal Chess

The Grand National and the Social Championship events are open entry - see event descriptions for entry details. We have players waiting for sections to fill!


(Chess engines allowed)

Our congratulations to Timothy Harris, undefeated winner of the 2021 CCLA Server Championship!, Philip Haase (2nd place) and John Caliguire (3rd place.)

2022 CCLA Quads

Registration open year 'round. Sections issued when filled, with 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, six to ten games played depending on number of entrants. Multiple entries permitted. One round. No prizes.

Time limit: 10 moves/30 days.
Entry fee $6.

See Advanced Chess events for tournament descriptions, both postal and server events. Caution: members with current Traditional games must complete them before switching to the Advanced Chess group!


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2022 Grand Prix
Prize Winners !

Prizes are $100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, $30 for 3rd, $20 for 4th and $10 for 5th.



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