Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Joe Crothers Memorial – Southwest Chess Club Championship

July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11 & 18


FINAL RESULTS --- 
congratulations to Jerry Zhou, 2011 Club Champ! 


All prizewinners are listed, with final standings, in the comments section of this post.


The winners of the Southwest Chess Club Championship have been:
Newton Berry 1993
Sheldon Gelbart 1994, 1995
Mark Sokolowski 1996, 1997, 1999
David Van Scyoc 1998 ,2002
William Wenz 2000
Isaac Gabrilovich 2001
Allen Becker 2003, 2006, 2007
Robert Murphy 2004
Kenneth Bastin 2005
Anthony Parker 2008
John Becker 2009
Matt Waller 2010
Jerry Zhou 2011 

Monday, July 25, 2011

Southwest Chess Club Summer Lecture Series

July 21---Ray Hayes------A Different Approach to Openings


July 28---David Dathe-----Serious Chess Improvement

August 4--David Dathe---Facts and Fallacies about Chess Improvement

August 11--Sheldon Gelbart---Rook and Pawn Endgames

August 18--Allen Becker---A Look at Two of My Recent Games

August 25--Bill Williams---Rook Theory

The lectures are scheduled to run from 6:10 to no later than 6:50 pm.

BC Challenge

Aug. 20 BC Challenge
Holiday Inn, N14 W24140 Tower Place, Pewaukee, WI 53072, (262) 506-6300. Onsite Registration: 8:30am-9:30am. EF: $40. Open, $25 Reserve(U1600), $10 RBO(U1000) by 8-19. After 8-19, $5 more. $3 discount to Juniors and new members in Open and Reserve Section. TC: G/60. Rds.:10-1-3:30-6. Prizes: Open b/25: 1st $300, 2nd $175, A $100, U1800 $90, Upset $75. Reserve(U1600)b/25: 1st $120, 2nd $90, D $65, U1200 $55, Upset $40. RBO(U1000): Trophies to top 3,1st U700, & 1st U500. Advance Entries to: Benjamin Corcoran, 2711 N. University Dr. #64, Waukesha, WI 53188. Question: Ask Ben (262) 506-4203 or benzochess@chess.com.