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Queens Gambit All Girls Tournament

Located at Kinard middle school.

Here is our flier for more info and to send in: Chessmates-PSD All girls 2015

Trophies for 1st-3rd place in each section. Sections are k-2, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, and 9th-12th. May change slightly based on attendance. Always a very fun tournament!

Let me know if you have any questions: Info@chessmatesFC.com


Posted on 15 January '15 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

January 10 standings and pictures

Full standings :http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201501108072-14362114

Posted on 13 January '15 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

State championship Tivolli center Denver Colorado February 14-15 2015!!!

Sign up for state below! Please just send me an email if you have  any questions: info@chessmatesfc.com

State is the biggest scholastic Colorado chess tournament of the year. It is a two day rated event with sections of k-2, 4-6, 7-8, and 9-12. Don’t miss it!

Players name and USCF ID numbe
School name:

Posted on 30 December '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

December 13th Results and pictures!

Results of tournament posted here: December 13 reults

Posted on 30 December '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

Upcoming team tournament January 10th!

Tournament will be back at Kinard middle school!

3002 East Trilby Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528Chess logo by Bethany Chambers

Sign up for next tournament here and more info below:

Enter full name
Enter School

Here is our dates for the upcoming year:
Giuoco Piano October 4, 2014
Ruy Lopez November 15th 2014
Sicilian December 13th 2014
Caro Kahn January 10th 2015
Nimzo Indian March 7th 2015
Kings Gambit March 28th 2015

Extra tournaments:
State Championship February 21st
Queens Gambit (All Girls tournament) February 7th

Things you need to know for the tournament:

  • All equipment is provided and Pizza will be provided for lunch at a small charge.
  • You need to be a USCF member to play which is easy! If you came to a tournament last year you have one. You can sign up on USCF membership page if you need a membership  we have vouchers at the tournament for players last year they were $9 for a full year and this year they will be similar. Please put need a voucher in the USCF id line if you plan on getting a voucher at the tournament. Email me at info@chessmatesfc.com with any questions and I will help you figure it out. Being a USCF member rates players and helps us put them in the correct section for an example you can see my ID here: Zach I think it is a valuable to track progress and give kids incentives to get better.
  • Tournament starts at 8:30am players meeting everyone needs to be there at 8:30am or you will receive a 0 point bye. We have a lot of players so we need everyone on time! Come early to check in and avoid problems thanks!
  • Tournament ends around 3pm awards ceremony immediately after last round, Trophies for 1st-5th place in each section, prizes for players who tied for 5th, and participation ribbons for everyone!
  • Series prizes will be given out in each section so the more tournaments you compete in the better chance you have!
  • It will now cost $25 to sign up at the door however it is still $20 if you want to just sign up for the tournament the night before online helping us cut down on lines and start on time :)


Check out all the info on the attached flier.Chessmates-PSD tournaments 2014-2015

Posted on 29 December '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

November 13th Results

Here is a link to the full results: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201411158752-14362114


Congrats to Our Ruy Lopez Chessmates tournament winners!!!!







9th-12th  ADRIAN KLEY

Rated 800-1000  JACK THOMAS NAUMAN

Rated 1000+     AIDAN E MARCO

Posted on 25 November '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

chess tournament results 10/4

Started off the year with our biggest first tournament ever 120 rated chess players took to the boards and we had some great performances!

Check out the pictures more action shots next time:

Here is the link to the whole tournaments results: United states chess federation results

Looking forward to our next tournament November 15 register above!!!



Posted on 22 October '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

Chessmates August tournament

Chessmates August tournament results

Rated 1000+ 1st place Anand Vissa 4.5/5 points!

2nd place Lilly Wilson 4/5 points!20140816_135913

3rd place James Zheng 3/5 points!

Rated  800-1000 1st place XinXin Liu undefeated!

2nd place Mathew Grumm 4/5!

3rd place Carson Bellamy 3/5!

Rated 600-800 1st place Luke Namesnik 4/5!

2nd place Henry Cafaro 4/5

3rd place Jesse Hayward 3/520140816_135401

Unrated 1st place Ethan Ko!

Full standings20140816_135728

Posted on 28 July '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.


Welcome to the chessmates website! Check out below to sign up for upcoming tournaments.

Our annual Summer camp just ended and you can see pictures and results on the Summer camp tab above. You can see our main club which runs through the Summer on Mondays and Thursdays from 5pm to 6:30pm on the Main club tab above. Check it out there is lots to see!

 “Always be one move ahead”

Chess logo by Bethany Chambers

Posted on 14 July '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.

July Tournament!

42 competitive chess players competed in the second Summer tournament this year we had some great chess to go along with the tournament here is a slideshow to check out some of the action:

You can see standings for rated sections here:


Also in the unrated section results:

Om Rajasekharan undefeated 5.0!

2nd are 3rd place Ethan Ko 4.0 Adrian Palmer 4.o points

Great job everyone! Were looking forward to our last Summer tournament coming up in middle of August make sure and register for that below and keep practicing!

Posted on 14 July '14 by , under Uncategorized. No Comments.