In an effort to maintain tournament consistency, the UCA has adopted a set of guidelines and review of rules.
CONGRATULATIONS TO SCOTT TREIMAN
2014 UTAH STATE CHAMPION
(SCOTT IS THE ONE IN THE MIDDLE)
SCOTT TREIMAN UTAH STATE CHAMPION
BRYAN LEANO 2ND PLACE (RIGHT)
Congratulations to All our Utah Amateur Champions
1st place went to EMIGDIO NIQUET
1st place U1800 2nd Place U1800 Ist Place U1400 2nd Place U1400 1st Place Tie U1600
Emigdio Niquet Clancey Black Logan Call Gatlin Black Robert Taylor
CONGRATULATIONS TO BRANDON CLARKE
2014 UTAH OPEN CHAMPION
CONGRATS TO THE 2014 SENIOR CHAMPION
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CONGRATS TO OUR 2014 TEAM CHAMPIONS!!!!!!
(comprising in board order: Andrew Roach (middle), David Vasquez (right) and Steve Hoisington (left), which went 4-0 in match results.
Board prizes winners were as follows: Board One: Andrew Roach (4.0/4); Board Two: John Coffey (3.0/4 on tie-breaks); and Board Three: Michael Morris-Pearce (4.0/4).
Kayden also earned his Second GM norm at the Spice Cup!!
Also, we would like to do a chess player spotlight. If you would like to nominate a player you feel deserves special recognition, please email your nomination with a summary why they have earned your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org
IF YOU HAVE ACCESS TO A VENUE THAT IS REASONABLY PRICED, LET US KNOW. MANY INDIVIDUALS WOULD LIKE MORE TOURNAMENTS, WE WOULD BE HAPPY TO PLAN, MANY TIMES THE CONFLICT IS SECURING A SPACE.
Check it out: Utah's own 10 year old Jake Bolen had the opportunity to Play Magnus Carlsen. Jake and his dad, Allen, spent a week in New York City attending a camp sponsored by Chess of NYC where world #1 Magnus Carlsen was one of the Instructors.
Jake is the one in the red shirt
The Utah Chess Association strives to promote growth and support opportunities for Utah chess players, to provide avenues for improving their knowledge and skills, to create venues for players to engage in chess activities, both serious and casual, to foster chess related communication between players, clubs and organizations that support chess locally, nationally and internationally, and to represent the best interests of the Utah chess community.