CURRENT CFCC GRAND PRIX STANDINGS
|1st Place||John Ludwig||9.0|
|2nd Place||John Givler||7.5|
|3rd Place||Ryan Hamley||7.0|
|4th Place||Ayush Maddikonda||6.5|
|5th Place||Satvik Reddy||6.5|
|6th Place||Felix Porrata||6.0|
|7th Place||Kai Tabor||5.5|
|8th Place||Anish Bandharam||5.0|
|9th Place||Paul Leggett||5.0|
|10th Place (Tied)||Connor Eickelman||4.5|
CFCC Chess &
Orlando Magic Basketball
The Central Florida Chess Club (CFCC) and the Orlando Magic organization are very excited to announce they have teamed up to provide an afternoon of competitive chess with an evening of Orlando Magic basketball in the first ever chess tournament hosted at the Amway Center!
CFCC will be hosting a Quick Chess G/10;d3 tournament from 12:00-5:00PM at the Amway Center on Sunday, February 21, 2016, with a entry fee of $20-45.
All chess players that participate in the quick chess tournament will receive free seating at the Orlando Magic game that night! It's sure to be a great night of basketball as the Orlando Magic will be playing the Indiana Pacers!
Block seating has been reserved based on the entry fee paid to enter the tournament with upgrades for the tournament winners, including a special arrangement where the 1st place winner will receive VIP treatment and the opportunity to present the game ball! It's going to be an exciting day of chess and Orlando Magic basketball, we hope to see you there!
Interested In Attending?
While this special Orlando Magic Chess Knight event has already been approved, the club would like to know if you plan on attending. Please take a minute to complete the simple two question survey below.
CFCC's Annual Class Championship, January 29-31, 2016 At THE International Palms Resort Convention Center
CFCC LAUNCHES completely NEW MOBILE FRIENDLY WEBSITE
The Central Florida Chess Club is excited to announce that over the tournament weekend it silently launched a completely redesigned website that is easier to use and is very mobile friendly. We will be adding content to the site over the coming months as well as other features that are in the planning stages. Please stop by when you can to check things out!
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-Central Florida Chess Club
Orlando Autumn Open Winners
Section winners for the Orlando Autumn Open (with their post tournament rating) were from left to right: Premier Section: John Ludwig (2414), U2000: John S. Givler (1970) & Ryan Hamley (1892), U1700: Nester Reyes (1631), U1400: Sathyanarayanan Nanuramamurthi (1690-P5) and U1200 Scholastic: Anish Bandharam (1205).
Congratulations to all those who placed in the tournament and thank you to all who participated! A Recap of the tournament to be posted soon...-CFCC
Three events: May 16th, July 11th, and August 22nd.
John Ludwig admits he is now using a different study method for playing in chess tournaments. He is now doing intensive analysis of the most used openings. Though this seems obvious