Darkover Grand Council

A convention often called Darkover and later called Darkovercon and starting in 2014, Chessiecon, which is held in the Mid-Atlantic states and is devoted to fantasy. In its early days, it was centered around Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover series.

Judy Gerjuoy founded Darkover and ran it (and funded its deficits) until she died. The final Darkover was a blowout celebration and it then became Chessiecon.

https://fanlore.org/wiki/Darkover_Grand_Council_Meeting (IA) Lots of info at Fanlore

Convention Dates GoHs
Darkover Grand Council 1978 July 9, 1978 Jacqueline Lichtenberg, Marion Zimmer Bradley
Darkover Grand Council 1979 July 13-15, 1979 Jacqueline Lichtenberg, Marion Zimmer Bradley
Darkover Grand Council 1980 November 28-30, 1980 Katherine Kurtz, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Jack Chalker
Darkover Grand Council IV 1981 C. J. Cherryh
Darkover Grand Council V November 26-28, 1982 Marion Zimmer Bradley, Katherine Kurtz, Hannah Shapero
Darkover Grand Council 6 November 25-27, 1983 Katherine Kurtz, Hal Clement, Don Wollheim, Elsie Wollheim, Diana Paxson, Paul Edwin Zimmer
Darkover Grand Council 7 November 23-25, 1984
Darkover Grand Council 8 1985
Darkover Grand Council 9 1986
Darkover Grand Council 10 1987
Darkover Grand Council 11 1988
Darkover Grand Council 12 1989
Darkover Grand Council 13 1990
Darkover Grand Council 14 November 29-December 1, 1991 Marion Zimmer Bradley, Katherine Kurtz, Robin Wood
Darkover Grand Council '92 November 27-29, 1992
Darkover Grand Council 16 1993
Darkover Grand Council 17 1994
Darkover Grand Council 18 1995
Darkover Grand Council 19 1996
Darkover Grand Council 20 1997
Darkover Grand Council 21 1998
Darkover Grand Council 22 1999
Darkover Grand Council 23 2000
Darkover Grand Council 24 2001
Darkover Grand Council 25 2002
Darkover Grand Council 26 2003
Darkover Grand Council 27 2004
Darkover Grand Council 28 November 25-27, 2005 C. S. Friedman, Tamora Pierce, Diana Paxson, Katherine Kurtz, James MacDonald, Scott MacMillian, Debra Doyle
Darkover Grand Council 29 2006
Darkover Grand Council 30 2007
Darkover Grand Council 31 2008
Darkover Grand Council 32 2009
Darkover Grand Council 33 2010
Darkover Grand Council 34 2011
Darkover Grand Council 35 2012
Darkovercon 36 Nov 29-Dec 1, 2013 Rosemary Edghill, Steampunk Family, Katherine Kurtz, Melissa Scott, Clam Chowder
Chessiecon 2014 November 28-30, 2014 Tamora Pierce, Tom Smith, Katherine Kurtz
Chessiecon 2015 November 27-29, 2015 Seanan McGuire, Heather Dale, Ursula Vernon
Chessiecon 2016 November 25-27, 2016 Sarah Pinsker, S. J. Tucker, Tabitha Ladin
Chessiecon 2017 November 24-26, 2017 Ada Palmer, T. J. Burnside Clapp, Megan Willis
Wikipedia Fanac File770
Concatenation Fanlore http://www.darkovercon.org (IA) Website

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