Friday, January 16, 2004

US Chess Championship moving to San Diego!

"SEATTLE - After three years in Seattle, the nation's premier chess event is moving down the coast. This year's U.S. Chess Championship is being delayed from January to December to accommodate the move into San Diego's new cultural and arts venue, the Promenade Centre. "
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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Russian chess duo on top after fifth round

"Mumbai, Jan. 14 (PTI): Russian Grandmasters Pavel Smirnov and Alexnader Fominyh, won their respective boards against top Indian players to emerge joint leaders after the fifth round of the Commonwealth Chess Championship here today. " Hindu News
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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

Shobha Warrier's interview with Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand continues.


Rediff.com recently interviewed Anand. He has some very interesting points and he may help to transform the current rating system. He calls the players association to change this by using the internet.
"Part I: 'You really want to defeat Kasparov'"
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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

Computer chess helps ADF develop war games

"
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is looking to the game of chess to develop strategies for real life warfare.
Adelaide-based defence scientists have been analysing the impact of different moves, tactics and tempos on the outcome of hundreds of simultaneous computer chess and checkers games." (Reuters)
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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

Monday, January 12, 2004

Grandmaster (GM) Viswanathan Anand beat Vladimir Akopian

"Grandmaster (GM) Viswanathan Anand beat Vladimir Akopian of Armenia in the second round Sunday to shoot into lead of the 66th Corus GMs Chess Tournament at Wijk Aan Zee, The Netherlands."
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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

Sunday, January 11, 2004

'The Swimmin' Hole'

'The Swimmin' Hole'
~ Anchorage ~

Every Wednesday evening
7:00pm to 11:00pm at:
Borders Books & Music on Dimond Boulevard
contact: Rick (907) 222-1370
e-mail: Border's Chess Club

*** Bitoz Cafe and Chess Club ***
~ Anchorage ~
Every Friday and Monday evening
7:00 until closing at
Bitoz Cafe, 513 W 4th Ave
contact: bitozcafe@hotmail.com

*** VORTEKX Chess Club ***
'GAMING SO REAL YOU'LL INVITE YOUR ENEMIES'
~ Anchorage ~
Every Saturday evening
7:00 until closing at:
Vortekx
Internet, Gaming, Coffee and Computer Center
8225 Old Seward Highway
Contact: info@Vortekx.com

*** Mountain View Boys and Girls Chess Club ***
Scholastic Chess Club
~ Anchorage ~
Every Tuesday afternoon 2:00 - 4:00
315 North Price Street
Contact: Nick at (907) 297-5400

*** Fairview Community Recreation Center Chess Club ***
Scholastic Chess Club
~ Anchorage ~
Every Saturday afternoon 1:00 - 4:00
1121 East 10th Avenue (Corner of Karluk)
Contact: Charles at (907) 343-4130

*** UAA Chess Club ***
~ Anchorage ~
Every Wednesday and Sunday afternoon at 1:00
UAA Campus Center, Student Lounge
Contact: UAA Chess Club

*** Title Wave Chess Club ***
~ Anchorage ~
Every other Friday night from 5:00 -10:00 PM
1360 West Northern Lights Blvd
Meeting Schedule

*** Kenai - Soldotna Chess Club ***
'The Kenai Kings'
~ Soldotna ~

Every Saturday
12:30pm-??
Kaladi Brothers Coffee
315 South Kobuk, Soldotna, 262-5980
contact: George Lombardi or Joseph Fuoco

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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.

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Alaska Chess Club Listings

ANCHORAGE. ALASKA CHESS LEAGUE. Regular. WEDNESDAY 7-11 PM. BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC , DIMOND BLVD , ANCHORAGE, AK . Contact: RICHARD EVERETT. email: admin@alaskachessleague.com
http://alaskachessleague.com

CHUGIAK. EAGLE RIVER CHESS CLUB. Regular. 5-9 PM MONDAYS. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD . Contact: JOHN W PETERS. (907) 688 - 5701.

EAGLE RIVER. MIDNIGHT SUN SCHOLASTIC CC. Regular. MON 5-7PM. PIZZA MAN , 16433 ARTILLERY RD , EAGLE RIVER . Contact: KC JONES. (907) 696 - 1687.

ELMENDORF AFB. ELMENDORF CHESS CLUB. Regular. Contact: C/O KARL CROFT.

JUNEAU. AUKE BAY ELEMENTARY SCHL. Scholastic. 3:30-5:00 PM WEDNESDAYS. Contact: IAN JONES. (907) 723 - 3013.

VALDEZ. HERMON HUTCHEONS ELEM SCHOOL. Scholastic. Contact: CHESS CLUB / MICHELLEC COLLEN.