Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

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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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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