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  • 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:  We will try to include all information ...
    Posted May 2, 2021, 11:46 AM 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
  • 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 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
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  • Tournaments

  • Louisiana State Chess Championship May 29-31, 2021 (2020 Deferred Championship)      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 May 1, 2021, 9:31 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • 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
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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

  • 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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  • News

  • Live 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 May 1, 2021, 9:27 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • The Chess at the Center program begins this Wednesday!!      The Chess at the Center program begins this Wednesday!!Registration Form: Please read and fill out the registration form.Pre-Post Assessment Form: Please have participants take test before starting ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2021, 8:02 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Officially Unofficial Louisiana State Blitz Championship! Saturday, September 26th! Message from Ben Bailey:Due to Covid-19 Louisiana was unable to hold a state championship. As such, I proposed and received approval from the board of the Louisiana state ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2020, 1:13 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • USA STATES CHESS CUP (Online States Team Chess Tournament)      My name is Saumik Narayanan, and I'm a Board Member in the Minnesota State Chess Association. I am organizing a team tournament with all of the states, which will ...
    Posted Jul 29, 2020, 1:41 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • Link to a Funny Chess Skit -- on YouTube feel free to send us anything that is CHESS-RELATED in any way.  We are happy to include everything we can, until we run out ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2020, 1:57 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • Chess Angle -- on JUMBLE
    Posted Jul 28, 2020, 1:41 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • Coffee Call Chess in Baton Rouge is Open Again! Keith HorcasitasJul 9, 2020, 8:25 AMto ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2020, 1:38 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • 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:
    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 Game
    Posted May 28, 2020, 8:00 AM by Louisiana Chess
  • US CHESS: Covid-19 Fundraiser -- May 30th, 2020      Click to View
    Posted May 24, 2020, 12:54 PM by Louisiana Chess
  • (Video) Top 10 Chess Scenes in Movies      Click to View Video:
    Posted May 24, 2020, 12:51 PM 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
    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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