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Summer Stuff and the Emory Tate Jr Board Award

A few years ago at a league team captain meeting I proposed we have a blog because there was almost no information about this historic league and it’s players. The other team captains agreed but much to my dismay I was also … Continue reading

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The Diplomat

Down the Home Stretch  With only two more matches left in the Winter season the Open section appears to have come down to a two team race.  The Kings who had big matches vs Coral Reef in February and the Argyles … Continue reading

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DCCL 2016 Mid-season Update

Below is a detailed mid-season update by DCCL long time participant NM Andy Tichenor. This winter season has been an action packed season for both the open and amateur sections.  Many new faces have entered the league but still the dominant … Continue reading

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Yining Memorial Open 2016 – Sunday, Jan 3! Fund Raiser Chess Tournament

Below is information on the Yining Memorial Open this Sunday from the flier from Capital Area Chess.  Please come out if you can to play some chess, support a family in a difficult time, and remember Yining Wang who was a great … Continue reading

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Summer League Award Ceremony Pictures… 2015-16 Winter Season in Full Swing.

The DCCL Summer league championship pictures from round two winter league are just out. Bill Simmons the Mojo’s long time captain does a great job with this and they are featured below. The Winter league is in full swing and … Continue reading

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Halcyon Days are back for Coral Reef! Reef Capture 2015 Summer Title!!

On Friday October 2, 2015 a playoff match for the Open Section of the summer DCCL league was held at the Arlington Chess Club. 4 Players from the Coral Reef and 4 players from “Can You Smell What the Rook … Continue reading

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Playoff Time in Open, GM’s Continue to Roll, and Sterling Sacs Great Season

Recently I was teaching chess to a very young child and mistakenly used the word “eating” when making a piece capture.   Trust me on this one, never use the word “eat” when teaching young children about captures.  The opposing piece … Continue reading

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