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Prizes are $100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, $30 for 3rd, $20 for 4th and $10 for 5th.
2017 - 2018 Latest results as of 10 / 31 / 2017 SMILEY* WILLIAM 47 SHANNON** PAUL D 44 CATANIA DUANE K 40 WOODFIELD# RANDALL B 39 CROSS# GREGORY W 35 ZIEMAK* KENNETH A 34 NURMI RONALD R 33 CORBETT WILLIAM 31 DISQUE PHILIP 31 HEY BRIAN 29 TOWERY BRYAN 29 PERRY WILLIAM 28 RITZMANN ANDREW 28 ALBERTS WALTER A 27 CANGELOSI* DOMINIC A 27 HOLMES* ROSS A 27 MCLAUGHLIN* EDWARD J 27 Grand Prix page lists all participants in GP point order. Grand Prix Contest Rules
Final standings are based on results from 04/01/17 - to 03/31/18. Wins count +3 pts, draws +1 pt. Note: results from foreign matches are not counted.
Are you just learning to play chess? Do you know the Arabian Mate, or the x-ray attack in chess? If not, here's good news. CCLA offers a How to Play Chess Tutorial, indexed by topic: Glossary of chess terms, 24 Standard Tactics with live pgn demos and 25 Checkmate Patterns with live pgn demos. For advanced students, a comprehensive study plan of many chess endgame rules plus a link to FIDE's Rules of Chess. Note: players must understand the Laws of Chess, CCLA's Rules of Play and be able to read and write standard chess notation before entering CCLA tournaments. [top]
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— Open Entry Events —
Regular Quads. Open year 'round to all players rated 1800 and below. Four-player section, two server chess games per opponent. Play begins when section is filled. Entry fee $6 per section, multiple entries permitted.
Entry: enter anytime!
Premier Quads. Open year 'round to all players rated 1600 and above. Four-player section, two server chess games per opponent. Play begins when section is filled. Entry fee $6 per section, multiple entries permitted.
Entry: enter anytime!
— Seasonal Events —
Winter Server Series - one round, semi-class server chess event open to players of all ratings. There are usually six server chess games played. Entries are lined-up according to their ratings. Multiple entries are permitted.
Entry fee $6.
Entry deadline: January 15th, 2018
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