Next Hotel Tournament: CFCC 2019 Sunshine Open & Scholastic in Lake Mary

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CFCC 2019 Sunshine Open & Scholastic

Online registration is open for our 2019 Sunshine Open & Scholastic, which will be held May 31-June 2 (3 day), or June 1-2 (2 day), at the Westin Lake Mary Orlando North.

This tournament features:

  • 4 player sections, including a Scholastic U1200 section

  • $8,800 prize fund (b/150, scholastic = ½ entry) that is 65% guaranteed and includes mixed-pair (male-female) prizes

  • Tournament side events: free chess lecture on Saturday morning and blitz tournament on Saturday night

Register by May 24 to pay the early entry fee rate and save!

The early entry fee rates ($99 for Premier-U1600 and $50 for Scholastic U1200) end on May 24, so register today and save!

Reserve your hotel room by May 24 to get the exclusive $121 rate!

Hotel Rate: $121/night (request Chess Rate)
Stay includes free parking and Wi-Fi

Westin Lake Mary Orlando North
2974 International Parkway
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Reserve your room by May 24, 2019
Hotel Front Desk: 407-531-3555
or reserve your room online:

FM Dalton Perrine Wins CFCC's 33rd Club Championship With 4/5 Points!

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CFCC 2019 Club Champion

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Congratulations goes to FM Dalton Perrine who finished with 4/5 points to become CFCC’s 2019 Club Champion among a field of 8 (USCF 1800+) rated tournament players.

The club would like to thank all the players that participated in our inaugural invitation-only Club Championship this year!

The newly adopted quick-rated 5SS G/25;d4 tournament certainly produced some interesting matches that will be part of TD Terrance Washington’s tournament recap coming shortly.

Final Round, Board 1, FM Dalton Perrine (R) (2270) vs NM Martin Hansen (L) (2230)

Final Round, Board 1, FM Dalton Perrine (R) (2270) vs NM Martin Hansen (L) (2230)

2019 Club Championship Slideshow

CFCC Announces the 2018 Winners of the Jonathan Lee Scholastic Chess Scholarship Award!

CFCC Announces the 2018 Winners of the Jonathan Lee Scholastic Chess Scholarship Award!

In honor of the late Jonathan Lee, long-time CFCC board member, avid chess player, and supporter of scholastic chess, the Central Florida Chess Club has created the annual Jonathan Lee scholastic chess scholarship award.


The award provides one (1) elementary school student and one (1) middle school student with

CFCC 2018 Class Championships Slideshow & Recap

CFCC 2018 Class Championships Slideshow & Recap

The Central Florida Chess Club (CFCC) Class Championships were held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando hotel at SeaWorld, which was a great venue because the hotel was spacious, and the playing conditions were great. Going into the tournament, John Ludwig was the top seed, followed by Corey Acor