2017 Florida Regional Championships

2017 Florida North Regional Scholastic Championship
When: January 21
Where: Holiday Inn Orlando SW Celebration Area, 5711 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee (special hotel rate of $65 a night). If you are staying at the Hotel and want to take advantage of the special $6 breakfast buffet, you must send an email to register for it.

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2017 Florida South Regional Scholastic Championship

15th Annual Turkey Bowl

The 15th Annual Turkey Bowl was held November 11-13 at La Quinta Hotel in Coral Springs. Logjam at the top with GM Julio Becerra, IM Orlen Ruiz Sanchez, GM Sandro Pozo Vera, and John G Ludwig sharing first with 4/5. Becerra took the trophy on tiebreaks. GM Yuri Gonzalez Vidal and Mel Goss finished with 3.5/5 to tie for 5-6.

JONATHAN C LAU and EITAN GENGER scored 4.5/5 in the Under 2050 section. VICTOR MAYORAL, JOHN M PALIWODA and SEBASTIAN LOJANO scored 4.5/5 in the Under 1750 section. PHILIP GUBBINS and EUGENE LI scored 4.5/5 in the 1450 section. MEGAN GARCIA took clear first in the Under 1100 section with 5/5(!)

Full results here.

Orlando Autumn Sunshine Open 2016

FM Yans Richard Girones Barrios defeated IM Rafael Prasca Sosa in the final round of the Orlando Autumn Sunshine Open held October 28-30 in Orlando clinching first place with 4.5/5. FM Jorge Leon Oquendo was second with 4/5. Theodore Slade, Joshua Harrison, and Martin Hansen tied for 3rd place with 3.5/5. Chief TD was Steve Vigil. Full results available here.

2016 Florida State Championship is in the books!

Julio Becerra again won the Florida State Championship with a score of 5.5/6. Second to fourth place was shared by Corey Acor, Cesar Valido, and P. Hernandez-Perez with 4.5/6. Full results are available here. Congrats to the winners and on behalf of the FCA thank you to all participants. See you next year!

FCA president William Bowman has kindly provided the following photos from the winner’s circle.



State is right around the corner!

The 2016 Arnold Denker Florida State Championship will be held Labor Day weekend in Tampa. Prize fund is $12,000 (based on 180 paid entries). The group rate of $109/night has been extended to August 18th. See you there!

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