Friday, June 3, 2011

I'm Back! ENJOY!

Hey, are you ready for Camp?

Whoa! Hang on to your hats!

The 10 year anniversary of the MID-SOUTH CHESS CAMP

is looking to be the largest to date. So large that they have had to add another instructor. Now, along with GM Alex Stripunsky, GM Robert Hess, WIM Alisa Melekhina, IM Raja Panjwani, Andre Duvall, will be internationally rated FM Teddy Coleman.

A recent graduate from Harvard University.

FM Teddy Coleman

Latest breaking news for the

US Amateur South Set for Memphis, June 4-5

Rumor has it that top-level Grandmasters and
International Masters will be appearing at the
US Amateur South Chess Championship at the
University of Memphis held on June 4-5!

Official Release at the USCF:

U.S. Amateur kicks off an exciting week in Memphis!

Ever feel like you don't have a chance at winning a national championship because there are too many high-rated players to compete with? Well, in Memphis on June 4-5, 2011 the U.S. Amateur South rolls into town to give everyone a chance at getting a national title. The U.S. Amateur is only open to people with a rating under 2200. That means grandmasters stay away! This tournament will be held at the University of Memphis in two sections: Championship (under 2200) and Reserve (under 1600). It promises to be an exciting action-packed event with five rounds. And you might even get to see a grandmaster or two! Don't worry, they cannot play but Grandmaster Alex Stripunsky among others will be walking around. They will be willing to meet you and even sign autographs if you want.

It's not too late to enter this exciting event. Just go to If you need more information just go to, e-mail or If you have to miss this event, catch all the exciting details on including live games!
For the entire article on the USCF website click here.

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