Message From The LCA President

  • Exciting things happening in Louisiana Chess!        Exciting things are happening in Louisiana  chess, even with over-the-board play adjourned. This week, 2020 World Team continues, a Louisiana simul, an 8 state Team Battle, Blitz, G ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 6:32 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Lots of chess online this week!           On behalf of the LCA, I’m pleased to announce that we have more and better opportunities to play some fun and challenging matches during the CoronaVirus Quarantine.  Here’s ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2020, 8:39 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • ChessKid and lichess.org Events Taking Off!    After 4 successful 90 minute short time control virtual events during the week (in addition to Strategic Thoughts 5 scholastic events on ChessKid), the LCA will host a 3 hour ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2020, 7:56 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Vote: US Chess Executive Board Election    Register now to vote in the US Chess Executive Board election! Deadline is 5/1/20.   https://secure2.uschess.org/voter-registration.php
    Posted Apr 3, 2020, 4:52 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • US Chess - Junior and Senior Opens - Cancelled - Due to COVID-19 Concerns      A link to the US Chess news release is here:     JuniorAndSeniorOpensCancelled
    Posted Mar 25, 2020, 9:07 AM by Louisiana Chess
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  • Tournaments

  • Louisiana Chess Champion - Online Simul - 7 PM - Sunday - April 19th      Sunday, April 19th, 7 p.m. — State Champ Simultaneous Exhibition — Sign up to take on Miles Tisserand, the tallest state champion in Louisiana history, in a 20 board simul — open ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 6:28 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • CANCELLED - 2020 LA Open      After careful consideration, Tommy LeBlanc / Lafayette Chess made the important decision to cancel the 2020 Louisiana Open.  Please stay tuned for updates on future tournaments from Tommy and all other ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 6:26 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • CANCELLED - Ruston Chess Knights' April 2020 Open April 18, 2020 Ruston Chess Knights' April 2020 Open   April 18, 2020    G/45 d5, Swiss, Registration 9 AM     US Chess Rated, 75% Entry Fees Returned in Prizes   Round 1 9:30 am ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2020, 8:55 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Spring Break Scholastic (Youth) - April 4th Crescent City Chess presents the Spring Break Scholastic (Youth) Chess Tournament on Saturday April 4th, at Stuart Hall!
    Posted Mar 7, 2020, 12:30 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • CANCELLED -- 2020 LA State Scholastic Championship April 18 LCA & Crescent City Chess Presents   2020 State Scholastic Championship   Saturday April 18, 2020   Baton Rouge International School   5015 Auto Plex Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70809   5 round Swiss Format; G ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2020, 8:56 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • 4th FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities June 28 - July 7, 2020 Click The Link Below To View The Complete Flyer:     4th FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities June 28 - July 7, 2020Finding strength with our moves. Support ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2020, 8:34 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • May 23-24, 2020 Louisiana Open MAY 23-24   2020 Louisiana Open   5SS, G/120 d5, except for RD. 1, which is G/75 d5.   SITE: Discovery Inn & Suites, 120 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette, LA ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2020, 5:42 PM by Louisiana Chess
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  • Scholastic

  • Summer Chess Camp, June 15 - July 24
    Posted Mar 10, 2020, 10:19 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Spring Break Scholastic (Youth) - April 4th
    Posted Mar 8, 2020, 7:47 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Jefferson Parish Scholastic Championships! March 28, 2020, 10:00 AMTime Control:  30 Min (Clocks used for 2nd Graders and Older Only)Registration:  $30 Until March 26th, $35 at the Door (Cash Only At ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2020, 3:55 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • 2020 State Scholastic Championship LCA & Crescent City Chess Presents 2020 State Scholastic Championship Saturday April 18, 2020 Baton Rouge International School 5015 Auto Plex Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 5 round Swiss Format; G ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2020, 8:35 AM by Louisiana Chess
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En Passant:  Dearly Departed Friends Of  
 Louisiana Chess

En Passant

  • Bernard Parun, 2009 Blitz Champion - 03.23.2014 Born in New Orleans to Bernard Parun and Doris Wolters Parun, he was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church (1958), where he was a faithful member of ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2020, 10:23 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Jean Troendle: "Cajun Chess" - The Godmother of Louisiana Chess    Jean Ann Valentino Troendle passed away peacefully in the arms of her loving husband, son and daughter on July 11, 2019. She was born to the late Mariano Joseph "Val ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2020, 10:46 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • 5-time Louisiana champ Alfred Carlin passes away 5-time Louisiana champ Alfred Carlin passes away   Please click the link for an excellent article on Alfred Carlin, published in the Chess Drum.   The saying Alfred was most famous ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2020, 7:08 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • David Pierson, December 10, 2019 Dave Pierson was the long-time Chess Coach at De La Salle High School, in New Orleans.He founded the Louisiana Scholastic Chess League.  He also directed Mr. Pierson's ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2020, 8:51 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Jim MacManus, Lafayette Chess Club President, August 29, 2015 James Patrick MacManus, 68, died on Saturday, August 29, 2015.   James Patrick MacManus was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and made Lafayette his home for over 40 years. He ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2020, 8:52 AM by Louisiana Chess
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  • News

  • Susan Polgar Foundation 2020 Girls Under 20 Championship! All girls under age 20 may enter the Susan Polgar Foundation 2020 Girls Championship!Begin registration at this link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdIgNhBoaBceeQXaxuzd7jTi5KK0RpHW-Pbdd07bBZ1dNh2fA/viewform
    Posted Jun 18, 2020, 9:48 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • A Chess Prodigy’s Return to Health Brings Cheer to the Game      A Chess Prodigy’s Return to Health Brings Cheer to the Gamehttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/27/sports/chess-coronavirus-irina-krush.html?referringSource=articleShare
    Posted May 28, 2020, 8:00 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • US CHESS: Covid-19 Fundraiser -- May 30th, 2020      Click to View     https://new.uschess.org/news/blitzing-covid-fundraiser-us-chess-may-30th/
    Posted May 24, 2020, 12:54 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • (Video) Top 10 Chess Scenes in Movies      Click to View Video:     https://youtu.be/-MtPmFQx-Tg
    Posted May 24, 2020, 12:51 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • 121st U.S. Open Canceled    121st U.S. Open CanceledBy US Chess|May 8, 2020|Kids, National Events, News, Seniors, Top American Players, US Chess Press, US Open, WomenUS Chess announces that the ...
    Posted May 9, 2020, 10:27 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Watch The FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup      Some of the strongest chess players in the world, such as GMs Fabiano Caruana, Ding Liren, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Hikaru NakamuraAlireza FirouzjaHou ...
    Posted May 6, 2020, 6:34 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • LOUISIANA CHESS NEWSLETTER - OUT NOW!         Click the link to view or download our current newsletter.            VIEW PDF: LouisianaChess2020.1   DOWNLOAD PDF: LouisianaChess2020.1   All Chess-Related information, of any kind, will always be included on ...
    Posted May 5, 2020, 2:21 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • 70+ Online Louisiana Chess Players and Growing!      Big news, board members, club leaders & coaches! Spread the word to your area clubs & your students about more & better Team Louisiana events on Lichess! Tonight’s Team Battle will be ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2020, 9:30 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Games Contest: You can win $100 In the absence of chess tournament games, we thought it would be a great idea to use this opportunity to make the proverbial lemonade out of lemons by asking our ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 6:36 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Louisiana Chess Champion - Online Simul - 7 PM - Sunday - April 19th Louisiana Chess Champion - Online Simul - 7 PM - Sunday - April 19th     Sunday, April 19th, 7 p.m. — State Champ Simultaneous Exhibition — Sign up to take on Miles Tisserand, the tallest state ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 6:29 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Louisiana Team is 3-1 in the 2020 Online Team Championship!    Louisiana Team is 3-1 in the 2020 Online Team Championship!     2020 Chess Worldwide, the Online Team Championship, moves on to Round 5 of stage 2 on Monday, with the ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 6:21 AM by Louisiana Chess
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Chess Club Updates From Around The State

Chess Club Updates

  • Slidell Chess Club (Needs Update)      We have a report that the phone number for the Slidell Chess Club is not valid.          Please send us an update for Slidell (and/or all other clubs):          Club Name ...
    Posted May 24, 2020, 12:57 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • Chess NOLA Quads - Suspended after 3/12/20 Chess NOLA Quads, regularly at Panera Bread, in New Orleans, will suspend play for 3 weeks, after tonight (3/12/20 due to Corona Virus concerns.Chess NOLA will re ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2020, 1:06 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • Ruston Knights Chess Club, Thursdays The Ruston Chess Knights, Thursdays   When: Thursday nights from 6 PM  to 8 PM    Lincoln Parish Library    910 N Trenton St, Ruston, LA 71270   For more information:  matthew.moore59@gmail ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2020, 7:53 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • SW LA Chess Club (Lafayette) Sundays, 7:00 PM   Northwood United Methodist Church   4530 Moss St, Lafayette, LA 70507   7:00 pm most Sundays   For more info:   call Martin Cooperson at 337-442-0520.
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 9:32 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • Lafayette Chess Club Beginners To Masters, Serious or Skittles, Fun For All   Lafayette Chess Club meets Friday evenings    7:00 PMDiscover Inn & Suites, 120 E. Kaliste Saloom, LafayetteContact: Thomas C. LeBlanc ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 7:13 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Baton Rouge Chess Club The Baton Rouge Chess Club meets at 10am on Saturdays at the Jones Creek branch library and plays one tournament game each week.  The time control is G/90+30i ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 8:27 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Chess NOLA Quads, Mondays When:    Every Thursday, 5:45 PM to 9:00 PM   Where:   Panera Bread, 309 N. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans   Why:      Because its CHESS!   Speed Chess, Bughouse, Skittles, Chat, Food, Fun ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 6:56 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Mandeville Chess Club, Mondays Mondays:  5 PM to 9 PM      George's Mexican Restaurant:     1461 N Causeway Blvd, Mandeville, LA 70471   Richard Lambert at 985-845-3708      rlambert12@gmail.com
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 6:55 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • DeRidder Chess Club, Thursdays DeRidder Chess Club   When:  Thursdays, 6 PM to 9:30 PM   Where: Asia Buffet, Pine Street, DeRidder   What:  G10, Skittles, Speed Chess, Bughouse, or whatever else is FUN   Contact:  Robert ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 7:37 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Treme Chess Club (French Quarter) - New Orleans Rated quick chess 4 rd swiss every Mon & Thurs at 7:00 pm.   EnVie coffee house at 1241 Decatur St. In the French Quarter. $1 entry, fun group.
    Posted Mar 9, 2020, 6:52 AM by Louisiana Chess
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