Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Oct. 8, 2011 ORCA National Chess Day

Fall Seasonal Series Tournament -- 4SS, G/60. Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53097. 2 Sections: Open/Reserve (under 1500). Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10:00, 1:00, 3:15, 5:30. EF: $10 until 9/17, $15 on site. Prizes: 80% of receipts less expenses. Info: www.orcachess.org or admin@orcachess.org.

Oct. 8-9 National Chess Day: 42nd Badger Open

Country Springs Hotel, Water Park-Convention Center, 2810 Golf Road, Waukesha, WI 53187-2269. Conveniently located alongside I-94. Reservations: 262-547-0201. Ask for special chess rates ($109 wo/water park passes, $119 with) and mention the Waukesha Chess Club/Badger Open. Reserve before 10/28. $1200 Prize Fund, 2 Sections Open and Reserve. Prizes: Open: 1st $250, 2nd $150, balance divided by (based on number of players) in class A-F. EF: $35 Advance (by 10/30) $40 thereafter ($5 discount for Seniors over 60 and Youth U/20). Reserve (U1400). $$ B/50 Entries in O/R, so prize often grows. 2-Day 5 Rd SS, TC: G/120. On-site Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: Sat. 10-2:30-7, Sun. 10-2:30. One 1/2 point bye available in Rds 1-4 (request prior to Rd 1). Mail Advance Entries to: Waukesha Chess Club, Attn: Badger Open, 1911 Stardust Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186. Checks to: Waukesha Chess Club. Printable entry form and details available at www.waukeshachessclub.org or www.wscachess.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.

Badger Open Scholastic U1200 RBO
Open to all USCF Scholastic Players in K-12 Schools rated 1200 and under. Trophies to Top 3 Teams U1200, U/700 and Unrated K-3. Individual Trophies to Top 5 and Medals to 6th-20th. EF: $15 Advance (by 10/30) $20 thereafter. 1-Day, 6 Rd SS, TC G/30 Sat Rds start at: 9:30 a.m. On-site Reg: 8:00-8:45 One 1/2 point bye available in Rds 1-5request prior to Rd 1).