Author archives: thill

  • Rosen-Shingle-Creek night

    Georgia Player Results for National K-12 Scholastic Tournament

    December 16, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results1229

    By Tricia Hill The 2014 National K-12 Scholastic Championship was held at the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida December 12-14. Players from 39 states attended with 52 of those players from Georgia. Although the weekend started cool, by...

  • Scholastic Chess

    Volunteering for Scholastic Tournaments

    August 1, 2014 • Featured, News1433

    By Tricia Hill About 18 months ago I accepted a Facebook friend request from a very enthusiastic man you may have heard of: Fun Fong. I thought it would be harmless, right? So I lurked upon his posts, somewhat unsure why he had so much passion for this game...

  • CHESS GA State Championship Zapata Paragua

    GM Alonso Zapata is GA State Champion 2014

    June 2, 2014 • Featured1768

    The Georgia State Championship was held Friday-Sunday May 2-4, 2014 at the Atlanta Marriott. With the generosity of Phillip O. Taylor augmenting prize funds, $8,000.00 was awarded to players. There were three sections: Championship – players above 2000...

  • CHESS Elementary Nationals 2013

    USCF Elementary Nationals, Dallas, TX

    May 20, 2014 • Featured, News1782

    The National Elementary Championship was held May 9-11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Eleven Georgia scholastic players traveled to Dallas, Texas to participate in this event. Over 300 Georgia scholastic players had attended the Junior High Championship in Atlanta...

  • king and queen towers 2

    Georgia Represents at USCF Jr. National Tournament in Atlanta

    May 1, 2014 • Featured, News2362

    by Tricia Hill The USCF Jr. National Tournament was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta April 25 -27, 2014. Georgia had the highest representation of kids at 301 followed by New York (199) and Michigan (85). A total of about 1,485 K-9 students from...

  • CHESS paragua

    Play a Grandmaster at the Atlanta Chess Club

    May 1, 2014 • News, News1477

    WHAT: Grandmaster Mark Paragua plays 10-20 Simul Boards WHEN: May 10, Saturday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. WHERE: Dunwoody Bakery at 2492 Mt. Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338, Free Parking BACKGROUND: GM Mark Paragua is a young player who became the Rapid World Champion...