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Greater Peoria Chess Foundation

The GPCF is the driving force behind Peoria Chess. We provide sets and boards to the local school chess programs and tournaments and activities. The Foundation supplies the fiscal muscle to promote chess in the Greater Peoria area. Our youth chess programs involve 100s of youths of various ages and have included the state champions both individual and school team. See our web site for more details on our services. The GPCF is proud to have obtained the bid for the 2019 All Grade and hope you enjoy your stay.

What is Li Chess and why are we holding the online tournament here? is a free playing site with advanced features like
  • automatic recording of moves
  • with the ability to review and analyze games using a computer engine after play
  • cheat detection that prevents players from using an engine to select their moves during a game
Of course LiChess also has plenty of standard features such as a large playing board in various colors, choice of recognizable pieces, multiple time controls etc. Today, Lichess users play more than a million games every day. Lichess is one of the most popular chess websites in the world while remaining 100% free.