Friday, August 28, 2015

North Arlington Chess Club News

News from the North Arlington Chess Club
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NACC #6 is Saturday

Please Preregister
It is time to register for The North Arlington Chess Club Open #6 on Saturday.  This may be a smaller event with the change in parking and school start up, but several of our higher rated players have signed up already.

Register Now

Upcoming Tournaments

In the Arlington Area
Aug 29 - North Arlington Chess Club Open #6 - G/45;d5 - Arlington

Sep 4-7 - Southwest Open - Rounds 1-3 G/90 w 30 sec inc Rounds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec inc - Irving

Sep 5 - Scholastic Event at Southwest Open - G/30;d5 - 5 Rounds - Irving

Sep 12 - Many Springs 80 - G/60;d5 - Fort Worth

Sep 19 - North Arlington Chess Club Open #7 - G/45;d5 - Arlington

Oct 10 - Boy Scout Chess Tournament (Boy Scouts Only) - G/30;d0 - Arlington

Oct 10 - Scott Watson Memorial Chess Tournament (Scholastic Only) - Irving

October 17 - Many Springs 81 - G/60;d5 - North Richland Hills

Oct 31 - North Arlington Chess Club Open #8 - G/45;d5 - Arlington
Improve Your Game Online
LearningChess.net - Best for anyone new to the game, new to being serious, or under 1000-rated players.
ChessTempo.com - Great place to practice your tactical skill with puzzles.
Chess.com and ChessKid.com - lessons, videos, commentary, and live games.

Club Meetings

August 27: Room 8
September 3: Room 8
September 10: Room 8
September 17: Room 8

Meetings are held at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, and are open to all, so bring a friend. Tell them to check our group out at ArlingtonChess.com.
 

Club Tournaments

Aug 29: NACC Open #6
Sep 26: NACC Open #7
Oct 31: NACC Open #8
Nov 28: NACC Open #9
Dec ??: Winter Blitz
 

Club Ladder

Our ongoing ladder tournament is not rated, and games are played at our regular club meetings. Anyone can join at any time. Club Ladder Rules

Current Top 5
Noah
Luke
Catherine
Daniel
Chris
 

Chess Equipment

House of Staunton
 

Club Sponsors

Thanks to our club sponsors.

Children's Dentistry of Arlington

DFW Violin
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Arlington, TX 76012

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Map and Compass - Adult Training


  1. http://trailhead.xtdistrict.org/XTtrainingregister.htm



Philmont Trek 2016 - Open spot with troop 520



Trip date :

7-24-2016 to 8-5-2016

Estimated cost:

$870.00 + travel


If you are interested call Steve Brown at 817.822.0985 or sw_brown04@sbcglobal.net


Monday, August 17, 2015

Alumni Alive! - Summer 2015 e-Magazine





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Check out these 5 can't-miss stories for August 12, 2015, and then forward your favorites onto your Scouting team!

Which Shows and Movies Star Eagle Scouts? 

Find out someone's an Eagle Scout and you can make a few assumptions about his character right off the bat. This extends into the realm of entertainment and fiction. Well, sort of. 
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What This Single Mom Can Teach Councils About Recruiting

Between juggling full-time careers and raising kids, time is a single parent's – or any parent's – most precious commodity. 
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Have You Heard Why Kids Are Joining Scouting?

Personal recommendations pull a lot of clout when it comes to trusting a new product or program. In fact, millennials trust brands and advertising less and less. They increasingly look to friends and other millenials who share their interests for input on buying decisions. 
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The World Scout Jamboree is Summit Bound in 2019!

You caught our coverage on what's happening at the 2015 World Scout Jamboree, but as the fun wraps up in Japan, Scouting associations of North America accelerate toward the 2019 World Scout Jamboree! 
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4 Ways This Website Helps the Joining Process

Have you checked out beascout.org lately? Well stop what you're doing and head over there now, because this site has undergone a facelift to help in your council's recruitment strategy. 
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Longhorn Council Fireside Chat Invitation




Dear Scouter:
You are invited to attend a fireside chat with the Longhorn Council leadership/Key 3.  We have scheduled four locations and dates within the Council, so hopefully one will be convenient for you.  Each event will begin at 7:00 PM.
Monday, August 17 – Baylor University Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Avenue, Waco.  We will be meeting in a classroom on the first floor.
Monday, August 24 – St. Joseph's Catholic Community Parrish Hall, 1927 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington. 
Tuesday, August 25 – Arborlawn Church, Worship Center, 5001 Briarhaven Road, Fort Worth.
Thursday, August 27 – Faith Lutheran Church, 6000 Morriss Road, Flower Mound.
What will be on the agenda?
·        On July 27th, the National BSA Executive Board voted to adopt a new adult membership policy.  We will have the latest information.
·        A state of the Longhorn Council report, including updates on the improvement projects being conducted in our camping and activities facilities.
·        A look ahead at the capital improvements still needing to be addressed; an opportunity for you to give us your input.
·        Q and A with Council leaders.
We sincerely hope that you or at least one representative from your Scout unit can be present.  We encourage anyone that would like to know the latest on the BSA's new membership policy as well as learn more about how the Longhorn Council is driving the mission statement of Scouting through membership growth, camping opportunities and more to attend.
Thank you for your involvement in Scouting and we look forward to visiting with you.
Sincerely,
                                                                             
Jim Patton                                                        Joe Burnett                                                      John Coyle
Council President                                            Council Commissioner                                   Scout Executive  

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Celebrate International Geocaching Day on August 15



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International Geocaching Day 2015!
One of the biggest holidays of the year for geocachers is right around the corner. August 15 is International Geocaching Day. It's the perfect day to get outside, find a few (dozen) geocaches and introduce someone new to the game.
It also happens to be the same day as Geocaching Block Party in Seattle. If you can make it to the big party, we'd love to see you. If not, don't fret! Celebrate in any way you can and post your photos to Instagram with the hashtag #Geocaching15.
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6 Souvenirs. 5 Geocaching HQ'ers. 300 Miles. 24 Hours.
Geocaching Road Trip '15
Unless you've been living in an unfound geocache, you've probably heard about the Geocaching Road Trip '15. Just in case: we've challenged the geocaching community to earn 6 new souvenirs by finding 5 different types of geocaches before September 2.
But we're not ones for issuing a challenge and not completing it ourselves. So not only will a group of folks from Geocaching HQ find all five types of geocaches that can earn the new souvenirs—they're going to do it all in 24 hours on one epic road trip. You can keep up with their journey live on August 6 by following @GoGeocaching on Twitter or on the Geocaching Blog.

Meet the 24-hour road trip crew.


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