GAYP World Champion Ron King of Barbados swept the ACF "Dr. Richard Beckwith" GAYP National Tournament winning both the inaugural one-day blitz tournament and the main tournament. Joe Moore won the Majors Division. Neil Wenberg won the Minors, and Alex Holmes is youth champion. See forum (link below) and Player's Rep Corner and for more thoughts.
A 20-game ladies World Title match between current champion, Amangul Berdiyeva (nee Durdyeva), and 2010 WQT champ Hurmagul Toyeva is playing in Balkanabat, Turkmenistan this week (Aug. 3-7).
The World 3-Move title Match between Alex Moiseyev and challenger Michele Borghetti of Italy is rapidly approaching. Match is scheduled for Aug 13-23 at Cleveland Agora Theater, except August 17, 19, 20, where play will be held at Cleveland Public Library.