Chess Club Picnic & Speed Tournament Report


On Saturday, October 25, the chess club held a combination PICNIC and informal SPEED tournament in the Pavilion at Fallon Park. The Fallon Park Pavilion is located in the 1600 block of Jamison Ave. SE, just a few blocks west of Vinton, Va.

Vice President Donnie Doyle was in charge of the picnic, while club Treasurer Josh Lilly ran the speed tournament.

The event started at 12 noon and lasted into the evening. The unrated speed tournament begin at approx. 2:00 pm. Time controls for the games were set at 10 minutes per player.

A number of club members attended both the picnic and the speed tournament. There were also a good number of passers-by that stopped by or sat in on the festivities. A jolly good time was had by one and all!