2022 Cardinal Open
$10,000 in PRIZES!
JAN 14 – JAN 16
EMBASSY SUITES HILTON, COLUMBUS AIRPORT
NEW MOTIONS PROPOSED FOR OCA BY-LAWS
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by Stacia Pugh, Progress With Chess | July 7th, 2021 Congratulations to Christopher Shen who won a 2021 Scholar-Chessplayer Award! To qualify for this award, applicants must show outstanding achievement in academics and chess, complete at least one year of chess-related community service and write a compelling essay on how the award will help the […]
by Michael Joelson, Progress With Chess | July 29th, 2021 Congratulations to Destynn Keuchel who won a 2021 Scholar-Chessplayer Award! Destynn is not only a National Master of chess, a title he achieved in 2019, but he has dedicated much of his time into helping others. Well earned, Destynn. Well earned. To qualify for this award, applicants […]
by Michael Joelson, Progress With Chess | June 23rd, 2021 The Tournament Director of the Year Award was won by the late Joe Yun this year! For anyone that knew Joe and the high quality and efficiency of his tournaments, of course this is not a surprise. Joe was not only a force in Ohio but […]
2021 Ohio Chess Congress
$10,000 Prize Fund!
SEPT 3-5 OR 4-5
HILTON INN AKRON/FAIRLAWN
Thank you for coming Ohio!
Enjoy these first 2 videos where NM Tom Britt goes over 2 of John Stopa’s games. As many of you know John passed away July 7th, 2017. The first game Tom goes over is a game from the World Open in which John had the black pieces against IM Emory Tate. The second game is a game where John once again had the black pieces but this time against the well known chess author Eric Schiller. 2 fabulous games with wonderful insight from a National Master!
Look for more of these exciting videos in the near future from some of Ohio’s top players
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