Shenandoah Valley Chess Club
Shenandoah Valley Chess News Fall 2018 “You work for a long period of time and the results don't show, but at some point everything just comes together..." GM Fabiano Caruana (USA) Greetings Shenandoah ValleyChess Players We hope your summer has been great! We missed meeting and playing chess these past weeks.The pieces are set for a fun fall season.Shenandoah Valley Chess Club returns to Handley Library with an Open House Kickoff on Wednesday, August 22 at 5:30 pm.We will regroup, play chess, and brief the community on our plan...
Shenandoah Valley Chess Club March 2018 “In chess one cannot control everything. Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn, in which beauty begins to emerge.” - Vladmir Kramnik Home of the Shenandoah Valley Chess Club February 2018 was incredible fun! Meetings were very active with games, lessons, and competition. Wednesday Chess at Handley Library, 4:30-7:30 pm Chess Kid training and participation grew by 50%.Saturday Chess at Bowman Library, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Thank you everyone for a very fun and successful 4th Annual Scholastic Tournament at Hand...
Greetings 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...
2016 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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