Posts Tagged ‘Carolina Blanco’

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    2016 All Girls High School and Elementary Chess National Championship

    June 1, 2016 • Featured, News, Rankings, Scholastics, Tournament Results1068

    By WIM Carolina Blanco After a fructiferous year in training and playing in local tournaments, a group of my students got motivated to play at three national events in a row!   I decided to go with them to these prestigious events to support them and to be...

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    2015 Women’s Open Set on September 12

    August 5, 2015 • Featured, News, Open Events2246

    By Herky Del Mundo The 2015 Georgia Women’s Open promises to be an exciting tournament, drawing strong competitors like WIM Carolina Blanco and Rachelle Pascua. The annual, one-day tournament will be held on September 12, 2015, in a four-round Swiss...

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    GCA Adds Two New Board Members

    December 1, 2014 • Featured, News1251

    By Laura Doman Two new board members were appointed after Frank Johnson (Secretary) and Tim Payne (Second Member-At-Large) recently resigned their positions for personal reasons. Frank and Tim will be missed as valued GCA board members, but the board is...

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    41st Chess Olympiad Tromso, NORWAY 2014

    September 2, 2014 • Featured, News, Open Events8247

    by WIM Carolina Blanco The Chess Olympiad, the major festivity of the chess world, is celebrated every two years. This year the event was held August 3-15th in Tromso, Norway, a country well known for their endless summer days and for being the native country...

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    Chess in Films

    June 1, 2014 • Featured2207

    by WIM Carolina Blanco Chess has been part of numerous films around the world and although sometimes it is not the subject of the movie, there are many scenes in non-chess movies featuring a chess set or something related to the game. Below are my favorites...

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    The Candidates Tournament

    April 30, 2014 • Featured, News13040

    By Carolina Blanco The Candidates Tournament was an eight players double round-robin event played over fourteen rounds in all. It was held in the Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk between 03/13-03/30/2014. The winner, Anand Viswanathan, will now challenge...

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    76th Tata Steel Chess Master 2014: Two Game Analysis

    March 31, 2014 • Featured, News3552

    The 76th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament took place January 10-26, 2014 in the city of Wijk aan zee in the Netherlands. The top players competed in two groups (previously there were three), with twelve players in each, instead of fourteen. The...