Lafayette Chess Club
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From the Presidents Desk
Gratz Beau Phillips winning the Houston Chess Festival, 5-0 under 1800 section. continued success.
Louisiana State Championship is Labor Day Weekend. look at uscf website.
ATTENTION: NO chess club meeting August 26 or September 2
We will resume meeting the following Friday.
Lafayette Chess Club welcomes beginner and experienced players. Our club endeavors to create a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that encourages fun and learning. Our more experienced players work with the beginners to teach them chess etiquette, strategy, and the fundamentals of chess. Come check us out.
2021 Lafayette City Champion
Thomas LeBlanc/President Lafayette Chess Club
2022 Louisiana Open Winner
15 Year Old Minh Binh Tran, his younger brother took second in Class C
Beau Phillips Wins 1800 & Under Division Houston Chess Festival
Pictured with his father Beau holds his plaque and check for 1800 & Under Division Championship, see Blog in Upcoming Events
Discovery Inn and Suites
120 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA 70508
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Sunday, October 9, 2022
USCF Registration required
Entry Fee: $70 checks payable to Lafayette Chess Club.
1st Place $250, 2nd Place $150, 1st and 2nd Place for class A, B, C, and D/E/UNR.
Must have 3 or more for each class or they will be combined.
5 rd Swiss.
Registration from 8am to 9am.
1st rd G/60 i30, rds 2 thru 5 G/90 i30. Rd1 starts at 9am Rd 2- 1:30, Rd3- 6pm Sunday Rd 4- 9am, Rd 5- 1:30
Byes: One 1/2 pt. available if requested before 2nd Rd.
Junior Grand Prix
No electronic devices in tournament playing hall.
Discovery Inn and Suites Hotel rates are $57 tax included.
Reserve by phone 337-235-0858, reference Lafayette Chess Club and the Lafayette Open.
Grand Prix Points:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No
Contact: Thomas C. LeBlanc 337-981-1821, email@example.com
Lafayette Chess Club
Phone: 337 981 1821
Lafayette Chess Club beginners to master games available. fun for all
Lafayette Chess Club meets Friday evenings 6pm till @ 120 E. Kaliste Saloom Road Lafayette Louisiana (Discovery Inn and Suites.)
Memberships Dues: $25 a year for adults and $10 a year for students
Lafayette Chess Club 2007
Clockwise from top left: Marcus Tanner, Edward Signal, Azeez Sanusi, and James MacManus.
CHESS PLAYERS ARE THINKERS
IF YOU LIKE ONE ON ONE COMPETITION, DEVELOPING STRATEGIES, THINKING TIL THE SMOKE COMES OUT OF YOUR EARS, THEN CHESS IS FOR YOU