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  • Proposals To Host Labor Day Tournament           As we gear up for the COVID-Delayed 2020 State Championship in Morgan City at the end of this month, we are also planning for the LCA’s traditional 7 ...
    Posted May 14, 2021, 4:57 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • New Louisiana Chess Bulletin Coming Soon      Please submit any news about current and upcoming events, pictures, scholastic news, or any news about departed chess friends to:  louisianachess@gmail.com.  We will try to include all information ...
    Posted May 14, 2021, 4:57 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • LA State Championship (Deferred) May 29-31, 2021 See the NEWS section, as well as the TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS section, for details.
    Posted May 2, 2021, 11:43 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • 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
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Tournaments

  • Louisiana State Chess Championship May 29-31, 2021 (2020 Deferred) OTB Live OTB Chess is Back in Louisiana!     Here’s the big news we’ve all been waiting for — Over-the-Board chess is back! Over Memorial Day Weekend, May 29 ...
    Posted by Louisiana Chess
  • 2021 Clarence Kaleninan Classic (Live OTB - Alabama) June 26, 2021        We are bringing in-person, OTB chess back to Dothan - again.Come and join us for some fun, competitive chess on June 26th?!Click HERE for the 2021 Clarence ...
    Posted by Louisiana Chess
  • North America Youth Chess Championship      With the relaxing restrictions and Chicago’s goal of reopening by July 4, the organizers of the 2021 North American Youth Chess Championship are excited to announce they are moving ...
    Posted May 11, 2021, 6:06 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • US Chess Class Championships, 2021 - July 23-25, 2021 Please see the following link for detailshttps://new.uschess.org/2021-us-class-chess-championships
    Posted May 14, 2021, 7:48 PM by Louisiana Chess
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Scholastic

  • Louisiana Scholastic Championships      Louisiana Scholastic Championships:The LCA is planning to hold the 2021 State Scholastic Championship Tournament in New Orleans June 12-13th, with separation section for High School, Middle School, Upper ...
    Posted May 12, 2021, 7:43 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Summer 2021 Chess Camp:      Summer 2021 Chess Camp: The LCA is working with area chess coaches to plan chess camp for July 5-16, 2021 in New Orleans.More info will be posted here ...
    Posted May 12, 2021, 7:41 AM by Louisiana Chess
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News

  • Live OTB Chess Is Back! Louisiana State Championship May 29-31, 2021!      Here’s the big news we’ve all been waiting for — Over-the-Board chess is back! Over Memorial Day Weekend, May 29-31, the Morgan City Chess Club will ...
    Posted by Louisiana Chess
  • Louisiana Chess Association Facebook Page is now live      Visit us on Facebook     https://www.facebook.com/Louisiana-Chess-Association-107616351496132/
    Posted May 14, 2021, 4:45 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • North America Youth Chess Championship      North America Youth Chess Championship With the relaxing restrictions and Chicago’s goal of reopening by July 4, the organizers of the 2021 North American Youth Chess Championship are excited ...
    Posted May 11, 2021, 6:05 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • Interesting Chess - Problem Solving Submission      Attached are copies of items that were used in connection with a chess problem-solving contest held in conjunction with the Louisiana State Blitz Championship in Lake Charles.  Note the ...
    Posted May 11, 2021, 5:19 PM by Louisiana Chess
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Chess Club Updates From Around The State
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Chess Club Updates

  • Red Stick Chess Club (Baton Rouge) Saturdays, 10 AM, Highland Coffee - near LSU     redstickchessclub@gmail.com
    Posted May 14, 2021, 4:59 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • 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
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En Passant:  
Dearly Departed Friends Of  
 Louisiana Chess

En Passant

  • Fred W. Cummings, 1954 State Champion (11.21.1931 - 1.31.2019) We just learned of the life and passing of 1954 Louisiana State Champion Fred W. Cummings.  We thank Fred's grandson, Joshua Sparler, for updating us.  We obtained the information ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2020, 1:04 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Bernard Parun, 2009 Blitz Champion - 03.23.2014 BERNARD PARUN, JR. 1944-2014,  born and raised in Louisiana, Bernard came from a recreation family. His mother was a math teacher, his father a military Major and coach. His ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2020, 1:48 PM 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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