Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Blooming Botanical Garden Spring Swiss: Mar. 9, 16, 23 & 30*

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 Grochowski; ATDs are Fogec/Wainscott.
*NOTE! On March 30 we will meet at St. James Church(Parish Building), 7219 S. 27
th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI)

Monday, March 06, 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; 

Monday, February 06, 2017

Mar. 11 Waukesha Memorial (36th Annual) & Rated Beginner Open (RBO)

A Wisconsin Tour Event! 4SS. G/60 d5. USCF rated (Dual rated).; Country Inn & Suites, 1250 S. Moorland Rd., Brookfield, WI (1-262-782-1400) Exit 301(AB) from I-94. $$Non-monetary; traveling trophy to First, books for class winners. Open to all. EF: $15 by 3/10 ($20 at site). Reg.: 8:00-9:15; 1/2 point bye if registered after 9:15; groups of 4 or more must pre-register; pre-registrants check in by 9:30 to assure pairing. Rds.: 10:00; 1:00; 3:30; 6:00. No state memb. req'd. OSA. Mail entries to: Waukesha CC. 1911 Stardust Dr., Waukesha, WI 53186. Phone Info: Jim Nickell (262) 544-6266. Online info: jnickell@wi.rr.com. Rated Beginner Open (RBO): Open to players rated under 1200 or unrated. Prizes: Trophies to top 3, book prizes for class winners. A Heritage Event!

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Winter Blitzzard XI: March 2

Winter Blitzzard XI on Thursday, March 2 is a Round-robin in one or more sections (depending on number of players). Game/3 minutes;+2 second increment.  USCF Blitz Rated.  EF: $5.00.  TD's are Robin Grochowski and Tom Fogec

2017 WI Action State Chess Championship - March 4th, 2017

2017 Wisconsin Action Chess State Championships
(Open and Scholastic)
Saturday, March 4th
PLAYING SITE: Shorewood Hills Elementary School, 1105 Shorewood Blvd, Madison WI 53705
SECTIONS: Open section is open to everyone (must be a US Chess member as this is a rated event). Scholastic section is open to K-12 players and is very beginner-friendly (not rated).
ROUNDS: everyone plays four games, there is no elimination. Time control is 30 minutes (with 5 sec delay) per game for each player. Late registration and check-in is at 9:00-9:30am. Rounds are at 10am, 11:30am, 1:15pm, and 2:30pm. Award ceremony is shortly after 3:30pm
PRIZES: Open section offers $600 in cash prizes (based on 30 participants). Scholastic section offers 20 individual trophies and 5 team trophies. All winners are recognized as State Champions.

ENTRY: $30 for Open, $25 for Scholastic if received by March 1st ($10 more if enter afterwards). Please include grade and school name if entering Scholastic section. Make checks payable and mail to: WI Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005
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Location : Madison, WI
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Saturday, February 04, 2017

Bountiful Bed and Breakfast Quad: February 9, 16* & 23

3-Round “Round-Robin” (a “Quad”).  Four chess players to a Quad.  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.  EF:  $5.00.  TD is Fogec; ATDs are Grochowski/Wainscott. *NOTE!  On February 16 we will meet at St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI).