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Meet the GCA Board Candidates

by • April 4, 2017 • Featured, Features, NewsComments (0)168

By Laura Doman The election of new members to the Board will be the primary focus of the 2017 annual meeting of the Georgia Chess Association (GCA), which will be held on Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 pm in Cox Hall of Emory University, 569 Ashbury Circle, Atlanta, Georgia 30322.  As in previous years, the [&hellip...

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2017 All-America Team Announced

November 11, 2016 • Featured, News426

By US Chess|October 21, 2016|Kids, News, US Chess Press (Crossville, TN) The United States Chess Federation (US Chess) is pleased to announce the 2017 All-America Chess Team sponsored by Trophies Plus. Team members will be presented with their team jackets...

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Chess XBoxing @ Microsoft Store Perimeter Mall

November 1, 2016 • Featured, News399

By Ashley Thomas  At Microsoft, education is a huge piece of the core mission in order to empower the world to do and achieve more. Similarly, at Georgia Chess Association, we believe that playing chess has many benefits in developing young growing minds and...

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In memory of Mark Dvoretsky, Legendary Chess Trainer (1947-2016)

November 1, 2016 • Featured, News413

By Davide Nastasio At the moment, I am writing about a funny occurrence regarding this tragic circumstance. Today is September 26th , 9:00 am, and I received the terrible news of Dvoretsky’s death through a message by GM Shankland which was sent via...

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Georgia’s Vedic Panda: A Challenge to Magnus!

November 1, 2016 • Featured, News603

By Davide Nastasio On September 22nd, a simul against 11 players was held in New York city at the Liberty Science Center. The GM helding the simul was the World Champion Magnus Carlsen. The 11 players participating in such simul were chosen in quite a...

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A Letter From the Georgia Tech Chess Club President

August 1, 2016 • Featured, News656

Hello, chess players! My name is Deepak Aaron and I’m the President of the Georgia Tech Chess Club. We’re new on the Georgia Tech scene and we’re thrilled to invite the Atlanta community to our tournaments.  After a year of trial and error in learning...

2016 Phillip Taylor Georgia State Championship and Election of GCA Board Officers

May 5, 2016 • Featured, News, Open Events, Tournament Results642

By Laura Doman Congratulations to all the winners in the 2016 Georgia State Championship, held at Emory University from April 29 through May 1. The tournament was a partnership between American Chess Promotions and the Georgia Chess Association, with Thad...

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Meet the GCA Board Candidates

April 27, 2016 • About Us, Featured, News594

By Laura Doman The election of new members to the Board will be the primary focus of the 2016 annual meeting of the Georgia Chess Association (GCA), which will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm in Cox Hall of Emory University, 569 Ashbury Circle,...

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Shanmukha’s journey to India

September 1, 2015 • Featured, News925

By Davide Nastasio Shanmukha Meruga, a quite talented young chess player, traveled back to India this Summer after few years away from his native country. He enjoyed seeing his family again, and visiting the countryside. Since his passion is chess,...

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In Memory of GM Walter Browne: January 10, 1949 – June 24, 2015

July 1, 2015 • Featured, News809

By Davide Nastasio On June 24th, I spent most of the day waiting for the results of a tournament to be published. But from time to time, when I was checking my Facebook, I found out  the following sad news: Ron Gross, a friend of GM Walter Browne, and a...