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  2. IM Daniel Rensch’s 10 Opening Principles

    1. Develop
    2. Develop…
    3. DEVELOP (It’s that important!)
    4. Control the center
    5. Don’t move a piece twice in the opening
    6. Castle early
    7. Don’t bring the Queen out too early
    8. Develop with a purpose
    9. Acknowledge your opponents moves and threats
    10. Connect your rooks

  3. Stag Chess NOW

    We are proud to announce that this year’s first meeting had the largest turnout in the history of the club. A big thanks to all who came out! Our next meeting will be held this Monday, September 17, at 8pm in Canisius 9. As always, the meeting is open to players of all skill levels. Come out and learn, or head straight for the boards.

    Remember to check back soon for more updates!


  4. JOIN FU CHESS: FALL 2012!!!

    It’s that time again ladies and gentlemen…

    FU Chess will hold the year’s first meeting on Wednesday, September 12, at 8:00pm, in Bannow 139.

    The FU Chess Community accommodates all players, from the absolute novice to the seasoned vet. We provide both a casual and competitive environment in which members can improve their game and grow as players. Join up!!!

    Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the club.



  5. 2011-2012 Comes to a Close

    I’d like to offer a huge thanks to everyone who was involved with the Chess Club this season. We made some serious progress in the last year, and we plan to hit the Fall ‘12 Semester with all that momentum behind us. Stay tuned this summer for updates and sneak peaks into what we have in store for the Fall.

    Also, congratulations to Jameel James, the first Fairfield University Chess Champion.

    Have a great summer everyone!

    Justin Blum



  6. FU Chess 2012 Championship Tournament: Details

    • G/30+5 , 4 round Swiss System, based on FU Chess standings
    • Rounds at 12:15 - 1:30 - 2:45 - 3:30
    • To register, contact justin.blum@student.fairfield.edu
    • Tournament will be held in the BCC Mezzanine, please arrive at 12:00pm to confirm your spot.

    See you then!


  7. 1st Annual Fairfield University Chess Championship

    The time has come to crown a champ.

    Our first ever championship tournament will be held on Sunday, April 15th at 12pm in the BCC Mezzanine. Registration is free and will take place between 12:00-12:30pm. Stay tuned for updates regarding the specifics of the tournament.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

    Come out and contend!


    Stay turned for more upcoming Blitz events.



  9. FU Chess in Spring 2012!

    Look Out For:

    -Learn to play chess series

    -1st annual fu chess spring tournament

    -US amateur team east tournament

    -FU Chess Apparel! ]


    Mondays: 7pm Bannow 137

    Wednesdays: 7pm Bannow 139

    We accommodate all players, come by!

  10. Luke Paulino (left) vs Brian Arpie (right). Inaugural Circuit championship match, second round.