CFCC Announces 2019 Winter Open

 CFCC Class Championships, January 2018

CFCC Class Championships, January 2018

CFCC 2019 Winter Open Tournament

(formerly CFCC Class Championships)

Registration is now open for our 2019 Winter Open, February 1-3 (3-day), or 2-3 (2-day), 2019, at the Avanti Palms Resort and Conference Center on International Drive.

New Senior (55+) Player Section, Blitz Tournament, & Chess Lecture Side Events

The tournament will feature a new Senior (55+) player section along with new side events that include a Blitz tournament on Saturday night and free chess lectures by FIDE Master Alex Zelner at 9:30am on Saturday & Sunday morning. Find out more about our 2019 Winter Open.

The Central Florida Chess Club wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season!

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