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The GCC meets Thursday evenings starting at 7 or 7:30 PM. Check the announcements below for the location of each meeting, when available.

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***August Quads begins Thursday, Aug. 21***

This coming Thursday, August 21, the GCC will begin August Quads, a 3-round USCF-rated event. To the extent possible, the tournament field will be divided into sections of four players and paired as a round robin. The first round will begin at 8 PM at United Methodist Church in Piedmont, and subsequent rounds will begin at 7:30 PM on the following Thursdays.

Dates: Thursdays from August 21 to Sept. 4
Times: Round 1 begins at 8 PM; remaining rounds start at 7:30 PM
Location: United Methodist Church (fellowship hall), 31 Main St. (Hwy 86), Piedmont, SC
TC: G/90 +30s (Game in 90 min. with a 30-sec. increment)
EF: $5, USCF membership required


Pohl wins Q3 Quickdeath

On Thursday, August 14, the GCC held a 3-round quick-rated tournament. Klaus Pohl won the event with a perfect 3-0 score, followed by Will Brown in second place with 2 points.

USCF Crosstable


Pohl and Rochester win Summer Knights

The fourth and final round of this year's Summer Knights took place on July 31. After another round featuring multiple upsets, Klaus Pohl and Joseph Rochester emerged atop the field with 3 points each. Aidan Fejzulai won the U1900 prize with 2 points.

Round 4's results are below, and a full crosstable can be seen on the Pairings page.

USCF Crosstable

Summer Knights 2014 Round 4 Pairings: 7/31/14
Bd. White Result Black
1 Fejzulai, Aidan (2.0, 1657) 0 - 1 Pohl, Klaus (2.0, 2200)
2 Brown, Wilfred (2.0, 2135) 0 - 1 Rochester, Joseph (2.0, 1751)
3 Wetzel, Bill (1.5, 1644) 0 - 1 Burnett, Wendell (0.5, 1048)


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