Coming Up This Week - City Championship Round 6

City Championship - Pairings for Round 5                                      `       

Board

White

Black

1 Sergey Berchenko  John B Randolph
2 Carl W Lingen  Ram Dake
3 Andrew Mackowiak  Justin Thom Storn
4 Hans Multhopp Ruthvik Ayyagari
5 Keevin Lee   Ramesh Boury
6 John Smith Abinav Sun Dinesh
7 James T Lake Stanford Jackson
8 Duane E Larkin Bryan Fleischman
9 Fred D Mastin Jr    Sankalp Ayyagari
10 Nikolai C Smith  Michael P Donohue
Harshita Ganga BYE
Sanjana Ganga BYE
Sanjeev Ganga BYE

Meeting Night: Thursdays at 6:30pm

The club meets on Thursdays at the Deer Park Community Center, aka Francis R Healey Community Center (Chamberlin Park)

7640 Plainfield Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236


Queen City Classic Chess In Schools Program

The Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund's mission is to empower children by fostering self-esteem, sportsmanship, and critical thinking through the game of chess. CCPF's Queen City Classic Chess Tournament will celebrate the 15th annual event on March 11th-12th, 2015. Selling out at 700 students the past few years, CCPF relies on committed volunteers like the Cincinnati Chess Club to make the event successful.

Through the success of the QCC Chess Tournament, CCPF saw a growing enthusiasm for chess in the Cincinnati community. Inspired by the many benefits chess offers young minds, CCPF launched the Chess in Schools Program in September, 2013. The program places trained chess instructors in elementary, middle, and high schools throughout Greater Cincinnati to teach the game to local students. Providing both in-school and after-school chess lessons, CCPF empowers children by cultivating skills that will serve them throughout their lives: critical thinking, concentration, patience, and sportsmanship.

If you are interested in learning more about the QCC Chess Tournament or Chess in Schools Program, please contact 1-866-PSCHESS or visit www.ccpf.org!

2015-2016 Participating Schools:


Blindfold Championship and Chess Bazaar

A blindfold tournament was held on December 4th and 11th, with the final on December 18th during the annual Christmas party and chess bazaar.

Participants included Robert Chenault, Keevin Lee, Hans Multhopp and John Randolph. In a knockout format, Hans and John survived to the final round on December 18th. The night included food for everyone, an auction of chess books and equipment, and the blindfold final. Hans Multhopp donated a chocolate chess set for the final! So pieces were not only captured, but eaten! Here is the blindfold final game:

Blindfold Championship Game - December 18, 2015
White: FM Hans Multhopp
Black: John Randolph
Notes by Randolph

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