Cape man wins chess tournament at Piedmont

Friday, July 11, 2003

Dave Koehler of Cape Girardeau was the winner, 5-0, of a Quick Chess tournament, hosted by The Piedmont Chess Club. The tournament, sanctioned by the United States Chess Federation, was June 28 at Ralf's Steak House in Piedmont.

Vern Greer of Piedmont was second at 4-1, and Eathan and Jesse Weyand of Fredericktown tied for first at 3-2 each in the under-14 category.

On Saturday, The Cape Girardeau Area Chess Club will host a Firecracker QuickChess tournament at the Zimmer Radio Group building, 2 S. Mt. Auburn Road. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the first round will be at noon. Entry fees are $15 for adults and $10 for kids 14 and under. First Prize will be up to $50 and second prize will be up to $35.

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