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Week 3 – Google Joins Airbnb in the Lead

NACCL Week 3 – Google joins Airbnb in the lead In week 3 of the North American Corporate Chess League’s season 3, Google joined week 2 co-leader Airbnb at the top of the team standings with 20 points.  With half the season’s games in the books, the standings are very close and there is still […]

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Week 2 – Airbnb and Deloitte Emerge

NACCL Week 2 – Airbnb and Deloitte Emerge In the second week of the North American Corporate Chess League’s season 3, Airbnb and Deloitte moved to the lead with 14.5 points out of a possible 16.  With 460 total players competing this season, the competition is really starting to heat up. “Checking in” for a […]

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Season 3 Begins

On Thursday, October 7, North American Corporate Chess League launched season 3, with 454 players and 35 teams.  The NACCL, organized by the Charlotte Chess Center on the popular free and open-source chess site, lichess.org, is now a well-established online chess league with hundreds of players and dozens of company teams competing every season.  It […]

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In a Nail-Biting Finish, Google Wins Season 2

The sixth and final week of the second season of North American Corporate Chess League featured lots of action, with many decisive games and a strong comeback attempt. Team Standings Google was a complete powerhouse this season, with a robust roster of players including four players who earned a strong 9 points out of 12 […]

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Week 5 – Can Anyone Stop the Runaway Train?

After five weeks of the North American Corporate Chess League’s second season, longtime frontrunners Google seem to have amassed a decisive lead with 32.5 points, though their lead is certainly not insurmountable. With only 2.5 points separating second and tenth place, there is a lot to play for in the final week.  Prizes are not […]

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Week 4 – Google Maintains Narrow Lead

After four weeks in the North American Corporate Chess League, the team and individual standings are packed at the top.  While Google leads the team standings with 27 points, Deloitte is just behind at 26 points.  Susquehanna International Group (24) and Jump Trading (23.5) round out the top 4, and there is pack of teams […]

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Week 3 – Google Pulls Ahead

It’s half time in the North American Corporate Chess League!  A clear leader emerged after three weeks, with Google (21 points) just ahead of Deloitte (20) and Jump Trading (19.5).  With the top four individual scores on each of the 42 teams counting for a team’s score, expect lots of movement as we enter the […]

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Week 2 – Google and Jump Trading Emerge

In the second week of the North American Corporate Chess League’s season 2, Google and Jump Trading moved to the lead with 14 points out of a possible 16.  With 470 total players competing this season, the competition is really starting to heat up. “Checking in” for a week means that you be paired for […]

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Season 2 – Week 1

05/09/21 On Thursday night, Season 2 of the North American Corporate Chess League got underway.  The NACCL, which launched season 1 in January 2021, is a brainchild of the Charlotte Chess Center in cooperation with lichess and Chessstream. Registration for Season 2 matched the inaugural season’s number of teams (42), but with over 460 players, […]

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SIG WINS 1st Season!

The sixth and final week of the first season of North American Corporate Chess League delivered on its promise of action.   Almost every game at the top was decisive and there were many fluctuations in the Team Standings. Individual Standings The Individual Standings, however, were a one-man story.  GM Ashwin Jayaram (2571), completed his quest […]