Saturday, November 09, 2013

Nov. 29-Dec. 1 55th North Central/Martz Memorial

TWO SECTIONS: OPEN and NOVICE (U/1300) FORMAT: OPEN: 6/SS, TC of 45/2, SD/1 d5. (Rd. 5 only, G/120 d5). Rds. at: 12-6, 11-5, 10-3. NOVICE: 7/SS, TC of G/90 d5. Rds.: 12-4, 11-2:45-6:30 and 10-2. PLAYING SITE: Holiday Inn — Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. PH: 920-725-8441. HR: $79 for 1-bed King or 2-bed dbl. Must mention chess! REGISTRATION: 10:45–11:30 on NOV 29. ENTRY FEES : OPEN = $45, NOVICE = $22 if mailed by NOV 24. At site, phone, or e-mail EFs are $7 more! Checks payable to: WCA. PRIZE FUND: OPEN ($1,250 b/45): $300-200-175, "A"-$160, "B"- $150, "C"- $140, "D/Under/Unrated = $125 Traveling trophy to 1st. NOVICE: $60 - 40. Trophies to: 1st, 2nd, best 1000, 900, 800, 700 and Under, Unrated. (7 total) ADVANCE ENTRIES: 2013 MARTZ/NCO, Mike Selig – TD, 2985 W. Fourth St., Condo "B", Appleton, WI 54914-4330. TD phone: 920-739-7550, E-mail: mselig@tds.net. OTHER INFO: 2013 WIS Chess Tour event. Two half-point Byes in either section. Full-point Bye in RD. 1 to 2100+ if pre-registered. Fox River Mall w/183 stores is 4 miles from site! A Heritage Event!; Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Rollicking Rook-and-Roll Action: November 7

3-Round Swiss (one night):
G/24 minutes (USCF Quick rated) and G/30 minutes (USCF Dual rated: Regular+Quick rated).    EF: $5. (½- Point Bye available in only first round if requested prior to round.)    TD is Grochowski; ATD is Fogec.