|Welcome to the CCLA website!|
|Play the CCLA Way!|
|CCLA is dedicated to real people with real names playing real chess with real talent!
- Play against real opponents with official chess ratings in an internationally recognized organization
- Play serious chess in a friendly volunteer-oriented organization
- Play against people not chess engines
- Play using the ICCF webserver or by mail, whichever you prefer.
You are invited to join CCLA. Please be aware that CCLA players use their real names instead of aliases, and that CCLA has a "no computer engine usage policy" in determining moves.
New Memberships, Renewal Memberships, Entry Fees
CCLA Server Chess
CCLA HAS OPENED A SECOND WEB SITE, DEDICATED SPECIFICALLY TO CCLA SERVER CHESS:
www.serverchess.com This site contains CCLA
server results, ratings and rules. Grand Prix results will be updated monthly. News updates on major CCLA tournament results
will be highlighted. Content will be changed frequently on the homepage to keep you up-to-date on tournament progress, and
status updates shown on how close we are to filling sections. Games will be highlighted with a PGN viewer so you
can play through a game right from your browser. We plan to build a database of as many CCLA games as we can, so please submit
your best games to firstname.lastname@example.org. The homepage includes a link to a new blog "Chess on the Server"
at serverchess.blogspot.com Check it out!
You may register, or post anonymously, and add your thoughts to the blog.
SERVER Annual Events
CCLA NORTH AMERICAN SERVER CHAMPIONSHIP
This is an annual tournament open to players rated 2000 and over. The event may be one or two rounds depending
on the number of entrants and involve one or two games per opponent depending on the number of players in a section.
Prizes: First place $50,
second place $25 and third place $10. Entry fee $10.
Entry deadline: April 15.
CCLA SERVER CHAMPIONSHIP (ICCF Rules) NEW EVENT!
Use of chess engines is allowed. This is an annual tournament consisting of the eleven highest-rated CCLA applicants, paired as a single round robin
(one game against each opponent). Prizes: First place $50, second place $25 and third place $10. Entry fee $10.
Entry deadline: April 15.
CCLA NORTH AMERICAN SERVER CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS
This is a one or two round event depending on the number of entrants. There are four rating classes: A, B, C
and D. Classes C and D may be combined, depending on the number of entrants. Each winner of a round one section and all players
scoring 75% or better advance to the final round of their class. First place prize $20. Entry fee $8. Pairings may be single round
robin or double round robin, depending on number of entrants in a class. Entry deadline: April 15.
SEASONAL SERVER SERIES
There are two seasonal tournaments, the Winter Server Series and the Summer Server Series. Entry fee $6 per section, multiple entries permitted. One round. No prizes. Entrants grouped by rating. Players paired as either a 7-player single round robin, or as a 4-, 5- or 6-player double-round robin. Total number of games played is six to ten, depending on number of entrants and pairing option.
Entry deadline: (Winter Series): Jan 15.
Entry deadline: (Summer Series): July 15.
(events in progress)
|29th CCLA (CLUB) CHAMPIONSHIP - H30019||For a progress report, click HERE
|28th CCLA (CLUB) CHAMPIONSHIP - H20019||For a progress report, click HERE
|27th CCLA (CLUB) CHAMPIONSHIP - H10019||For a progress report, click HERE
|CCLA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP XVIII (NTC 18)
||For a progress report, click HERE
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