Starting in June, our regular meetings will be held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month instead of meeting every Tuesday. Thank you for your understanding!Read More Changes in Schedule
It’s an exciting day! Our club has been granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS. This means our club does not pay income taxes and any donations made to the club are tax deductible. This also means that some fundraising opportunities can be open to us that weren’t before. This new status helps us in […]Read More New Status for SWLR Chess Club
Join us for our 2nd Annual Simul! Tony Davis had a perfect score against us in 2017 so we’ve asked him back to see if we can do any better. When: April 13. 6:00 PM Where: 10701 Baseline Road, Little Rock, AR 72022 Cost: $5. Register at Application: 2nd Annual Beat a Master Chess Simul We’ve […]Read More 2nd Annual Simul!
Our club did not meet last week, but we’ll be open tonight from 6:00-8:00 PM. Come by and get a game! Also, we have open registration for four tournaments. Arkansas Senior Championships (50+) Spring QSS Tournament. May 5. $10. Summer Fun Scholastic Tournament Urban Knights Open. This tournament is organized by our friends at the […]Read More Chess Club Meets Tonight and Tournament News
Forty players gathered on January 27, 2018 to compete in our first QSS (Quarterly Saturday Series) tournament of 2018. This was also the first AR Grand Prix tournament for the year. I had a family emergency and wasn’t about to make it. Stephen Paulson graciously agreed to TD the event. One thing I’m extremely happy […]Read More Winter QSS Tournament Report
There are only 24 days until our 2018 Quarterly Saturday Tournament Series begins. Have you registered yet? Registration: Snowflakes in Little Rock Tournament Click on this link to get all the details of the tournament, register and pay. Here’s to a great 2018 QSS!Read More Only 24 days…
2018 BIG NEWS: year long, statewide, Grand Prix for Arkansas players throughtout 2018! The last time AR had a state-wide Grand Prix (GP) was more than a decade ago. The basics: you earn points for wins and draws in each Grand Prix designated event you participate in, with points tallied all year long and there will […]Read More Big News in Arkansas Chess!
Our club’s first simul against Tony Davis took place on November 17. Six schools were represented and the simul took two hours. Thanks to Tony Davis for competing! We look forward to more events like this.Read More First Simul A Success
Due to Halloween, the SWLR Chess Club will not meet tomorrow night. There will be our simul against Tony Davis next week, and we will resume normal club meetings November 14 with an unrated blitz tournament. Check out http://www.arkansaschess.net for an upcoming tournament on November 11 in Fort Smith.Read More No Meeting Tomorrow Night