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Posts Tagged ‘National Scholastic Tournaments’

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    Georgia Player Results for National K-12 Scholastic Tournament

    December 16, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results1008

    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...

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    Alternate Rating Systems and USCF Scholastic Competition

    June 2, 2014 • Featured, News1297

    by NTD Jeff Wiewel and LTD Fun Fong The issue of how to regard players that use primarily alternate (non-USCF) ratings has been active within the national scholastic community for several years. The issue has been mulled over by various USCF sub-organizations...

  • Aviva Smith earns 8th place at the Girls Nationals in Chicago April 2014. Seen here with USCF President and WIM Ruth Haring.

    Georgia Girls Play in National Girl’s Tournament

    April 25, 2014 • Featured, News1701

    By Laura Doman Women and girls are a distinct minority among the players in a chess tournament hall. This is most noticeable at Scholastic tournaments, especially when round pairings are first posted on the walls. Within seconds, crowds of boisterous boys are...