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TRADITIONAL SERVER CHESS
2022 Server N.A. Class
|1st Tom Greco 5.0 - 3.0|
2022 Server N.A.
|1st James McLaughlin 1.5 - 0.5|
2021 Server N.A. Class
|1st Ed Bapple (tie) 1.0 - 1.0|
|1st Douglas Stewart 1.0 - 1.0|
|1st Daniel Behuniak 6.0 - 0.0|
2021 Server N.A. Class "B" Champ. Final
|1st Jason Smith 2.5 - 1.5|
2021 Server N.A. Class "C" Champ. Finals
|1st Mark Ishler 2 - 0|
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!
|1st Brian Hey 7.5 - .5|
2019 (34th) Postal
|1st William Corbett 6 - 1|
|2nd David Blumberg 4.5 - 1.5|
|3rd Morris Lainer 4 - 3|
|Randall Woodfield 4 - 3 (tie)|
2020 (35th) Postal
|1st Lev Lamech 8 - 2|
|Chales Nace 8 - 2 (tie)|
|3rd Paul Shannon 6 - 4|
2020 (35th) Postal
|1st Jeff Daven 6 - 0|
Our congratulations to Timothy Harris, undefeated winner of the 2022 CCLA Server Championship!, Johnny Owens (2nd place), Pablo Moujan (3rd place, on S-B tie-break.)
|2022 CCLA Server 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.|
Seasonal 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. Note: entries are accumulated and all sections are issued as soon as possible after the entry deadline
|Entry deadline - (Winter): Feb 15, 2023|
|Entry deadline - (Spring): May 15, 2023|
|Entry deadline - (Summer): Aug 15, 2023|
|Entry deadline - (Fall): Nov 15, 2023|
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in this year's
|(2022-23) Grand Prix?|
Prizes are $100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, $30 for 3rd, $20 for 4th and $10 for 5th.
|Visit Grand Prix Contest for the up- to- date listing of Grand Prix points.|
HOW TO PLAY CHESS
|Basic Chess Instruction|
Note: New players must understand the Laws of Chess, CCLA's Server Rules of Play and Postal and Email Rules of Play and be able to read and write standard algebraic chess notation before they enter CCLA tournaments. New server players are strongly advised to review our Server Faq.
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