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Closing April 15th !

CCLA North American Server Class Championships - this is a one or two round event depending on the number of entrants. There are four rating classes , A, B, C and D. Classes C and D may be combined, depending on the number of entrants. Each winner of a round one section and all players scoring 75% or better advance to the final round of their class. First place prize in the finals is $20. Pairings may be single round robin or double round robin, depending on number of entrants in a class. Entry fee $8. Time limit: 10 moves/30 days. Entry deadline April 15th, 2021

 
 
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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