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2018 Denker Florida Championship

Aug 31 - September 3 at the Jacksonville Marriott
3-day open event 

11,000 (based on 170 entries); 
70% Guaranteed 40 GPP 
6 Sections: 6SS G/120;d5   
Open: $1500-800-375-200, U2200 $500-250-125
U/2000:  $800-400-200-125, U/1900 $100 
U/1800:  $800-400-200-125, U/1700 $100 
U/1600:  $800-400-200-125, U/1500 $100 
U/1400:  $600-300-200-125, U/1300 $100 
U/1200:  $400-200-125, U/1000 $100, U/800 $75 
Mixed Double $150 (Must register prior to Round #3)

PRICES INCREASE ON 8/22 by +$20. Register now! 

All players must join the Florida Chess Association. 

GM Ben Finegold is coming to play and host a Simul

Scenes from the 2017 Florida Championship



Friday evening - G/15 Quick Championship 

Saturday Morning - G/5 Blitz Championship

Saturday Morning - Simul with GM Ben Finegold

Sunday Morning - Scholastic Tournament

Sunday Evening - FCA members General Meeting

Upcoming events

Meet the Board

Join Us. Play. Vote. Help. Be a champ!

Florida Chess Association has a mission to support chess within the state at the individual and affiliate level. We are the only US Chess Affiliate that can crown a Florida Champion. We host both the official State Championship, Scholastic Regionals and State Championships. We also help schools promote chess by assisting with chess equipment and financial support for worthy endeavors that further chess. Only current members can vote in the upcoming elections. July 31 is the cutoff for voting eligibility. 

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We're moving forward with new ideas and approaches to serve the chess community of Florida. Please feel free to make suggestions by reaching out to any board member or sending your thoughts to our general mailbox at fcaboard@gmail.com.

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Florida Chess Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 7643 Gate Parkway Suite 104-16, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

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