Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

Shenandoah Valley Chess Fall 2017 Newsletter

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club 2017 Fall Newsletter ------------------------------------------------------------ http://www.winchesterchess.com https://www.facebook.com/winchesterchess/ https://twitter.com/wincitychess https://www.instagram.com/wincitychess mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. “Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ------------------------------------------------------------  Greetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players The Latest Chess News in the Valley for Fall 2017! -----------------...
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SVCC February-March 2017 Newsletter

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club February-March 2017 Newsletter “Chess is everything: art, science, sport.”— Anatoly Karpov, World Champion 1975-1985 Greetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players, An Exciting January for Chess in the Valley! Chess Extravaganza withUSCF Candidate Master Jonathan Maxwell     On Saturday, January 28 at Handley Library, SVCC hosted its first Chess Extravaganza at Handley Library.  USCF Candidate Master Jonathan Maxwell joined the group for several hours of simultaneous exhibition and inspirational learning.Jonathan Maxwell -- a ...
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SVCC January 2017 Newsletter

SVCC January 2017 Newsletter
Greetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players, Happy New Year!!!  2016 was a historic year for Chess in the United States.  We are launching 2017 with a bang!  Join us for our 2017 Spring Kickoff on Wednesday, January 11 at Handley Library! The lastest calendar of 2017 meetings can be downloaded from the following link: SVCC Spring 2017 Calendar There are rapid developments and events to be added! For now, here is a snapshot of what's in store... ****************************** January 2017 Calendar (*Please note dates may chan...
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SVCC November 2016 Newsletter

Autumn ChessGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players, In the Fall 2016 Newsletter we noted assurances that the weather would cool down.  That has not quite happened! We were successful, however, in reuniting at our favorite places for chess, coffee, and camaraderie.  November 2016 holds some very special gems for Chess in the Valley and the United States. Here is a snapshot of what is in store... ******************************** November 2016 Calendar (*Please Note Times and Dates May Change*)  SPECIAL PRESENTATION Monday, November 14 SVCC Vision 2017 6:30pm at Handley Librar...
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2016 SVCC National Chess Day Report

SVCC Natl Chess 12016 National Chess Day Tournament Report On the weekend of October 8th, chess clubs across the United States held gatherings to celebrate National Chess Day. In Winchester, Virginia, fourteen players converged at The Greene Turtle for Swiss style tournament event. After five hours of fantastic competition, two winners emerged: Jake Tarallo (below on right) won overall 1st place and Adriaan Verspoor clinched 2nd. The Game of the Day may have been the battle for 2nd between Adriaan Verspoor and Heather Fitzsimmons (pictured below). Everyone battled magnificentally, but they played exceptiona...
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2016 SVCC National Chess Day Tournament - Sat, Oct 8th

competition chess 777x437  Join Us for the 2016 SVCC National Chess Day Tournament         2016 SVCC National Chess Day Tournament Saturday, October 8th 11 AM The Greene Turtle 185 Kernstown Commons Blvd Winchester, Virginia 22602   Rapid G 30 Swiss    Trophies for 1st and 2nd place!   Number of Rounds TBD   This tournament is unrated.      Information:   Boards provided but feel free to bring your own.    Players will need to provide their own chess clocks.  Apps are welcome.     Participants should be familiar wit...
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Fall Back to Chess! -- Shenandoah Valley Chess Club 2016 Fall News

Chess in FallGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chessplayers, We hope your summer has been awesome! As the weather cools, we look forward to reuniting in our favorite places for chess, coffee, and camaraderie.   There is SO MUCH happening for U.S. Chess in Fall Season 2016 for Winchester and beyond.      We have a healthy rotation of meetings at the Handley and Bowman Libraries.  We have confirmed a venue for our National Chess Day tournament on Saturday, October 8th.    The Greene Turtle near Alamo Theater!!!   Registration details will ...
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SVCC 2016 Summer of Chess

Dark HorseGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players Summer 2016 Calendar (*Please note Times and Dates May Change *)   Sunday, July 10 Chess Film "Dark Horse"Screening Winchester Film Club 3.0 Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 3 pm    Saturday,  July 23 Chess at Steamy's Cafe 11:30 am to 2 pm    Saturday, July 30 SVCC Blitz at Bowman! Round-Robin Blitz Tournament Doors Open 10 am Round One 10:30 am   Saturday, August 20 Chess Champs 10 am to 12:30 pm at Bowman Library   Address:   Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 181 Kernstown Commons Blvd, Winchester, Virgin...
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SVCC April-May 2016 Calender

Chess HeroGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players,   April & May 2016 Calendar (*Please Note Times and Dates May Change, Especially for Bad Weather*) Spring Session - Break for Summer ​ April Chess Meetings   Saturday April 9 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Steamy's Café Wednesday  April 13 4:30 to 7:30 pm at Handley Library Saturday  April 16 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at Bowman Library   Saturday April 23 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Steamy's Café Wednesday April 27 4:30 am to 7:30 pm at Handley Library   May Chess Meetings   Saturday May 7 11:30 am to 2:00 pm ...
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Kids + Chess = Success | 2016 SVCC Kids Tournament Report

10001473 543688098374 7989205000736337004 n2016 SVCC Kids Tournament Was a Success!   Chess is gaining popularity in the Shenandoah Valley with more young chess players learning the game week after week.   In 2016 SVCC is continuing its chess education awareness campaign with more learning sessions and better access to training resources.   Participation in after-school chess programs is up, thanks to the efforts of veteran chess coach, Cliff Campbell.     On Saturday, March 12th, kids and participants packed Handley Library for the 2016 SVCC Kids Chess Tournament.       This was our 2nd kids ch...
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SVCC Kids Chess Tournament -- Saturday March 12, 2016

Kids TournamentShenandaoh Valley Chess Club Kids Chess Tournament     Date:                Saturday, March 12, 2016 Time:               10:30am to 12:30pm; Check-in at 10:15am   Location:       Handley Regional Library, 100 W. Piccadilly Street, Winchester, Virginia 22602   Who:               Kids in Grades K – 6th      ...
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Chess Talks in the Valley

Feb 27 Mar 5    Chess -- the most enduring and universal game in history.   Join us Saturday, February 27 at Handley Library and Saturday, March 5 at Bowman Library for enlightening presentations on the world's most favorite game.    Hear interesting stories of historical figures who loved the game.    Learn why chess is the perfect game for kids in a tech-driven era.    Discover free resources to further your exploration of the game.    Both talks will be held at 1:00pm.     Sponsored by Friends of Handley Regiona...
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Shenandoah Valley Chess Club September 2015 Newsletter

Handley Regional LibraryGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players,   September 2015 Calendar (*Please note Times and Dates May Change *) Saturday,  September 12th & 26th 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at Steamy's Cafe   Monday,  September 14th & 28th  4:30 PM to 7:30PM at Handley Library   Saturday, September 19th 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Bowman Library   Address: Bowman Library, 871  Tasker Road, Stephens City, Virginia 22655 Handley Library, 100 West Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601 Steamy's Café, 38 East Piccadilly St...
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Shenandoah Valley Chess Club August 2015 Newsletter

Saturdays at Steamys CafeGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players,   August 2015 Calendar (*Please note Times and Dates May Change *) Saturday,  August 1st & 15th 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at Steamy's Cafe   Saturday,  August 8th & 22nd  10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Bowman Library   Address: Bowman Library, 871  Tasker Road, Stephens City, Virginia 22655 Steamy's Café, 38 East Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601   ​*********************************   Hello everyone!  We hope your summer is going well.  We didn'...
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Shenandoah Valley Chess Club July 2015 Newsletter

SVCC 2nd HRLGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players,   July 2015 Calendar (*Please note Times and Dates May Change *)   Saturday,  July 11th Chess Champs 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Bowman Library   Saturday,  July 18th 11:30 AM to 2 PM at Steamy's Café   Saturday, July 25th Chess Champs 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Bowman Library   Address: Bowman Library, 871  Tasker Road, Stephens City, Virginia 22655 Steamy's Café, 38 East Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601   ********************************* Hello everyone!   The ...
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Shenandoah Valley Chess Club June 2015 Newsletter

Chess Club JuneGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players,  June 2015 Calendar (*Please note Times and Dates May Change *) Monday,  June 8th 4:30 to 7:30 PM at Handley Library   Wednesday,  June 10th 3:30 to 6:30 PM at Steamy's Café   Saturday, June 27th 2nd Annual Chess Tournament at Handley Library 10:00 AM to 4:30     Address: Handley Regional Library, 100 West Piccadilly Street, Winchester, Virginia 22602 Steamy's Café, 38 East Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601   ********************************* 2nd Annual Chess Tou...
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2nd Annual Chess Tournament at Handley Reg Library | Saturday, June 27th 2015

Chess Tourney at HRL 2015Join Us for the 2nd Annual Chess Tournament at Handley Regional Library    Date:           Saturday, June 27 2015   Location:   Handley Regional Library                     100 W. Picadilly Street                     Winchester, Virginia 22602                      Downstairs in Benham Gallery   ...
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Shenandoah Valley Chess Club May 2015 Newsletter

Chess Tourney at HRL 2015Greetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players May 2015 Calendar (Please note Times and Dates May Change*)   Monday, May 4th 4:30 to 7:30 PM at Handley Library    Monday,  May 18th 4:30 to 7:30 PM at Handley Library   Tuesday, May 26th Registration for 2nd Annual Chess Tournament at HRL Begins   Address: Handley Regional Library, 100 W Piccadilly Street, Winchester, Virginia 22602   ********************************* Hello everyone!  We step spritely into May 2015 with events and developments for the Shenandoah Valley Chess...
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Family Chess Day & Junior Tournament -- Sat. March 28th 2015

Kids Chess    Family Chess Day and Junior Tournament for Kids 12 and Under      Date:           Saturday, March 28 2015  Location:   100 W. Picadilly Street                     Winchester, Virginia 22602                      Downstairs in Benham Gallery  Time:        10:30 AM to 4:30 PM   Everyone is welcome for Family Chess Day at Handley Library!   ...
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Shenandoah Valley Chess Club March 2015 Newsletter

Winchester Star articleGreetings Shenandoah Valley Chess Players,   March 2015 Calendar (*Please note Times and Dates May Change and Bad Weather May Cause Cancellations*)   Monday, March 9th 4:30 to 7:30 PM at Handley Library    Monday, March 23rd 4:30 to 7:30 PM at Handley Library   Saturday, March 28th Family Chess Day & Junior Tournament for Kids 12 & Under 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM   Address:   Handley Regional Library, 100 West Piccadilly Street, Winchester, Virginia 22602   *********************************   ...
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