Posts Tagged ‘Alonso Zapata’

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

    May 5, 2016 • Featured, News, Open Events, Tournament Results937

    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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    Southeast Chess November Open Results

    November 20, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results1566

    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 Join U.S. Chess League

    August 1, 2014 • Featured, News1605

    By Grant Oen Atlanta has been awarded a US Chess League team! The Atlanta Kings is one of two new teams invited to join this most competitive league of 18 squads from around the country. The Atlanta Kings will be managed by Grant Oen, with former Arizona...

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    GM Alonso Zapata is GA State Champion 2014

    June 2, 2014 • Featured1736

    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...

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    A GM in Town

    June 1, 2014 • Featured, News1952

    by IM Carlos Perdomo If names like Anand and Nakamura sound familiar to you, you have some knowledge about the Chess World. But did you know that the current Georgia State Champion GM Alonso Zapata has the record of beating former world champion GM...

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    GM Alonso Zapata Wins Southeast Chess Open

    April 8, 2014 • Featured, News, Open Events, Tournament Results2952

    Southeast Chess held its first long time control tournament on 5 Apr 2014.  5 rounds, all of game in 120 minutes were held, beginning on Saturday, breaking the Georgia tradition of having a Game 90 first round on Saturday.  The organizers report that this...