Shout-out: Amateur Chess Organization

I recently learned about a new international chess organization – the Amateur Chess Organization (ACO). It’s mainly intended for players below 2400 FIDE, the 99% in the chess world …

The CEOs of the organization are GM Falko Bindrich and IM Tobias Hirneise. For those interested in some more info, here’s an interview with the ACO’s President, Lothar Hirneise. (permalink here).

3 responses to “Shout-out: Amateur Chess Organization

  1. “Lothar” sounds like the bad guy in a Bond movie.

  2. Haha, word. And there is a new Bond movie in the works I think …

  3. They did not seem to have achieved much yet…

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