Saturday, January 14, 2017

Rural Red Barnyard Swiss: January 5, 12, 19 & 26

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600).  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.  EF:  $5.00.  One ½ Point Bye Available for any round, except round four, if requested at least 2 days prior to round.  TD is Robin Grochowski; ATDs are Tom Fogec & Chris Wainscott.    

Jan. 14-15 / 52nd Northeastern Open

USCF Rating Results

Riverwalk Hotel Downtown Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. HR: $83 (1-bed king or 2-bed double) 920-725-8441 (Mention Chess-Reserve Early). In 3 Sections, Open: 5SS, 35/90, SD/60 d5, EF: $40 by 1/10; $47 at site. $$b/30: $200-125. 1900-$110, 1800-$100, 1700-$100, 1600-$90, U1600-$75. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30;10-3. Reserve: 5SS, 35/90, SD/60 d5, Open to U1500. EF: $25 by 1/10; $32 on site. $$b/20: $70-50. 1200-$40 U1200-$40. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30;10-3. Novice: 6SS, G/60 d5, Open to U1000. EF: $15 by 1/10; $22 at site. Prizes: Trophies to 1st-5th. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6:30;10-1. ALL: Reg: 1/14 - 8:45-9:30 am. One 1/2-point any Rd. Full-pt bye to 2100+ in Rd.1 if requested before Late Reg ends. Checks payable to Mike Nietman. ENT: Mike Nietman-Organizer, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719, 608-467-8510 (before 1/13). INFO: mike.nietman@charter.net. NEWCA Procedural Rules. W. A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Friday, January 13, 2017

2017 WI Quick & Blitz Championships (1/21/17)



2017 WISCONSIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS - (QUICK AND BLITZ)

Saturday, January 21, 2017.

Fitchburg Community Center

5510 Lacy Road, Fitchburg WI
QUICK CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP is held in two sections: Open (open to all, rated) and Scholastic (K-12 player, not rated). Time control is 25 minutes (+3 second delay) per player, everyone plays 4 games.

Notation is not required. On-site registration is 9:00-9:30am. Round times: 10am, 11am, 12:45pm, 2pm.

Prizes Open: $900 (b/60 or proportional): 1st $250, 2nd $150, class prizes (5-8 players per class): $500 Prizes Scholastic: team trophies to top five schools and 20 individual trophies based on age.

Entry Fee: Open $25, Scholastic $20 if entered by January 17th ($10 more afterwards)



BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP is rated and is open to everyone. Time control is 3 minutes (+2 second increment) per player, everyone plays 10 games. Round One begins at 3:30pm Prizes: $900 (b/60 or proportional) and 5 trophies: 1st $250, 2nd $150, class prizes (5-8 players per class): $500
Entry Fee: $25 if entered by January 17th ($10 more afterwards)

Online Entry (closes on 1/17 at midnight; small convenience fee applies):

www.wichessacademy.com

Mailed Entry: Fitchburg Recreation Department, Attention: Chad Sigl/Chess, 5510 Lacy Road, Fitchburg WI 53711
Questions: 608-270-4286 (Chad Sigl) or abetaneli@hotmail.com (Alex Betaneli)


***ALL INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM WINNERS ARE OFFICIAL STATE CHAMPIONS

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Hales Corners Challenge XXV - April 22

USCF Grand Prix Points: 10.   
Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix.   
Wisconsin (WCA) Tour Event. 

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600).  Olympia Resort Hotel, 1350 Royale Mile Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; 1-800-558-9573 (mention Southwest Chess Club for $99 room rate).   EF: $40-Open, $30-Reserve, both $5 more after April 20.  Comp EF for USCF 2200+. $$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-$175, A-$100, B & Below-$75;  Reserve: 1st-$100, 2nd-$75, D-$50, E & Below-$40.
Goddesschess prizes for Females in addition to above prizes:  Open: $50 per win/$25 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw; Perfect Score Prize for Females: $80 in Open/$40 in Reserve;
Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6.   Entries/Questions to: Robin Grochowski, 3835 E. Morris Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110; 


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dec. 10-11 The Wisconsin Memorial

5SS, Rds. 1-3 G/120 d5. Rds. 4-5 40/120, SD/60 d5. Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI 53562. HR: $89. EF: $30 (Juniors $25) by Dec. 6. $5 more later or on site. $$b/50 and 4 per class: $160-110. A - $90, B - $80, C - $70, D - $60, E - $50, U1000 - $40, Unr - $40. Upset $50. Reg.: 9-9:30 AM 12/10. Rds.: 10-2:30-7; 10-3:30. ENT: Dennis Kosterman, 28 Singleton Ct., Madison, WI 53711 608-770-3133. INFO: dennisk@tds.net. www.wischess.org. WI Chess Tour Event. W. US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nov. 25-27 2016 North Central Open/Martz Memorial

6-SS. TC: Rds. 1-4, 6 45/2, SD/1 d5 Rd. 5 G/120 d5. Best Western Plus Eau Claire Conference Center, 3340 Mondovi Rd., Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-838-9989. HR: $69.99 standard rooms, $99.99 suites Reg.: 10:30-11:30. Rds.: 12-6, 10-5, 10-3. EF: $40 if received by 11/23, $45 at site. $$ b/50 1st $400, 2nd $250, 3rd $160, A $140, B $130, C $120, D $110, E $100, U1000 $90. Ent: Guy Hoffman, 1305 D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716-3279. Checks payable to WCA. 920-279-0701. schachfuhrer@hotmail.com A Wisconsin Tour event. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6