Friday, December 27, 2013

Jan. 11-12 49th Northeastern Open

SECTIONS: Three: OPEN, RESERVE (U/1500) and NOVICE (U/1000). All are USCF-rated. FORMAT: OPEN and RESERVE: 5SS, T/C: 35/90, SD/60 d5. Rds. at: 10-2:30-7:30 and 10-3. One 1/2- point Bye any Rd. Full-pt Bye to 2100+ in Rd. 1 if requested. NOVICE: 6SS, G/60 d5. Rds. at: 10:10-1:00-3:30-6:30 and 10:10, 1:10. Two half-point Byes allowed! PLAYING SITE: Holiday Inn—Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. PH: 920-725-8441. ROOM RATES: $79 for 1-bed King or 2-bed double. Must mention chess. REGISTRATION: 8:45 — 9:30 on 1/11/14. ENTRY FEES: OPEN = $40, RESERVE = $25, NOVICE = $15 if mailed by 1/6/14. All EFs are $7 more if e-mailed, phoned-in, or paid at site. Comp entry to 2200+ (WCA System) if pre-registered!. Checks payable to: Mike Selig – TD. PRIZE FUND: OPEN: (b/60) $300, $200 $150, best 1900 $180, 1800 $170, 1700 $160, 1600 $150, U/1600 $120. RESERVE: (b/30) $120, $100, $80, 1100/Under - $80. NOVICE: Trophies to … 1st Place, 2nd, 700/Under, 500/Under. Five $20 Upset Awards for Juniors only: 2 in Open, 2 in Reserve, 1 in Novice. ADVANCE ENTRIES: 49th Northeastern Open, Mike Selig – Director, 2895 W. Fourth St., Condo ’B’, Appleton, WI 54914-4330. TD e-mail: mselig@tds.net. PH: 920-739-7550. A Heritage Event! Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix! Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6

Monday, December 23, 2013

No Chess This Thursday December 26

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year or Season's Greetings !!!

The next meeting of the Southwest Chess Club will be Thursday, January 2. It will also mark the beginning of a new tournament.

The Snowy, Ice Box Swiss: January 2, 9, 16* & 30

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600)

* January 16 only at St. James Catholic Church in Franklin