Author archives: GrantOen

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    Atlanta Kings 2016-17

    June 1, 2016 • Featured, News, Open Events830

    By Grant Oen The smashing success of the recent 2016 Phillip Taylor Georgia State Championship, which awarded an unprecedented $10,000 prize fund to a record 175+ players, proves that the Georgia chess community is still alive and kicking. The strength of the...

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    Southeast March Grand Prix

    March 22, 2015 • Featured, Tournaments1583

     By Grant Oen Photographs by Davide Nastasio The Southeast March Grand Prix was held this past Saturday, March 21 at Emory University.  During the spring, Southeast Chess has been holding many small one-day events including 2000+ rated quads, blitz...

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    Southeast Chess December Open Results

    December 8, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results3349

    By Grant Oen The Southeast Chess December Open was held at Emory University on December 5-7. In addition to GM Alonso Zapata, who is a regular Southeast Chess fixture, we welcomed IM Ronald Burnett from Tennessee and IM Emory Tate from California. In total,...

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    Southeast Chess November Open Results

    November 20, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results1635

    By Grant Oen The Southeast Chess November Open was held at Emory University’s Winship Ballroom this past weekend. It was the second large open event sponsored by Southeast Chess. I was very happy to see many of my chess friends from around the region. We...

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    Atlanta Kings Draw in Match 2

    September 4, 2014 • Featured, News1592

    By Grant Oen, Manager of Atlanta Kings In the Week 2 US Chess League action on Wednesday night (9/3), the Atlanta Kings drew our match against the Connecticut Dreadnoughts. The Kings, who brought the same 2399 lineup as week 1, won on boards 2+4 with Black...

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    Atlanta Kings Win Debut USCL Match

    August 27, 2014 • Featured, News2147

    by Grant Oen In our debut into the US Chess League, the Atlanta Kings were victorious Tuesday night against the Carolina Cobras. The Kings, who brought a strong 2399 lineup, edged out the Cobras 2.5-1.5, who featured 2400+ IMs on boards 1 and 2 and a 2407...