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Jim Hollingsworth, Candidate for TCA Vice President

Jim Hollingsworth
Candidate for TCA Vice President

My Friends, I am pleased to announce I seek the Office of TCA Vice President and humbly ask for your vote. Chess has been good to me and the time has come for me to reciprocate. I am a US Chess Life Member with over fifty years of Chess Life magazines, in five stacks (one per decade), on bookshelves in my bedroom.

Yes, I’ve read them all.

Once elected, my demonstrated leadership, management ability, and business analyst skills will serve our Association well. I am a team player with extensive staff experience. My goals are to increase TCA membership and fundraising.

Selected achievements.

  • US Chess Life Member.
  • Local Tournament Director.
  • Selected for and played in five Army Chess Championships.
  • Army Chess Team member (1989).
  • Texas Armed Forces Chess Champion (2018).
  • Fort Bragg Chess Champion (2007, co-Champion in 2006).
  • Chess website creator/administrator.
  • TCA Fundraising Chair (raised over $10K since 2017).
  • TCA Facebook Administrator (“TCA Facebook Guy” since 2017).
  • Increased number of TCA Chess Clubs from 2 to 19 in less than two months.
  • Organizer, Texas Women’s Chess Championship (2018, 2019).
  • Organizer, Texas Armed Forces Open Chess Championship (2017, 2018).
  • Organizer/Chief TD Fort Worth Veterans Chess Championship (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Co-Founder, Red River Shoot Out (RRSO) (Organizer and Chief TD many times).
  • President, Texas Armed Forces Chess, a 501(c)(19) charity.
  • Chess Instructor, Fort Worth Veterans Chess Club.

Make a good move. Vote Jim 4 VP.



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