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2022 Summer Quick Championship Report


On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, the RVCC held its Summer Quick Championship. Eight players competed in a 3-round G/15 event at RVCC headquarters, Raleigh Court Public Library.

Chase Bailey scored a perfect 3.0 points, earning clear first place.

Trevor Richards, Joseph Andrews, and Paul Burchett shared 2nd through 4th places, with 2.0 points each.

Ben Dubuque and Ben Kennedy shared 5th and 6th places, with 1.0 point each. Nathaniel Fitzgerald and Jalen Hatchett came in at 7th and 8th places, with 0.5 points each.

Ben Dubuque directed this tournament very smoothly and efficiently, using random pairings for the first round. Mike Huff took care of registration, collecting entry fees, and awarding prizes.

As always, the RVCC appreciates the Raleigh Court Public Library, for hosting our weekly meetings and quarterly speed tournaments.

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2022 RVCC Championship Report


The Roanoke Valley Chess Club (RVCC) held its club championship on April 23 and 24, 2022, at Westhampton Christian Church. This event featured 16 players, plenty of fighting chess, good sportsmanship, and a fun five rounds for everyone.

The club championship attracted a number of out-of-towners. Top prize went to Roger Martin (originally from Oregon) earned first prize, with a perfect 5.0 score. In second place was Stephen Jablon (from Washington, DC), with 4.0 points.

Tied for 3rd, 4th, and 5th places: William E. Villarreal; Benjamin Dubuque, and Mike Huff, all with 3.0 scores. Sam Austin won the Top Junior prize.

The players would like to express their gratitude to Courtney Barnes, who did a splendid job in directing and ensuring a smooth tournament. We must also thank Westhampton Church for providing a congenial playing environment, and club officers for organizing this event.


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2022 Spring Quick Championship Report


On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, the RVCC held its Spring Quick Championship. Nine players competed in a 3-round G/15 event at RVCC headquarters, Raleigh Court Public Library.

Sam Austin, Ben Dubuque, and Ray Megginson shared 1st through 3rd places, with 2.0 points each.

Andrew Gripp directed this tournament very smoothly and efficiently, with a little help from other club officers.

As always, the RVCC appreciates the Raleigh Court Public Library, for hosting our weekly club meetings and speed tournaments.


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