Friday, May 02, 2014

May 31: 2014 WISCONSIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (QUICK AND BLITZ)

Fitchburg Community Center, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg WI -- QUICK CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP is held in two sections: Open (adults and juniors) and Scholastic (K-12 only). Time control is 25 minutes (+3 second delay) per player, everyone plays 4 games. Notation is not required. On-site registration begins at 9:00am. Round times: 10am, 11am, 12:45pm, 2pm. Prizes Open: $900 (b/60 or proportional): 1st $250, 2nd $150, class prizes (5-8 players per class): $500 Prizes Scholastic: team trophies to top five schools and 20 individual trophies based on age. Entry Fee: Open $25, Scholastic $20 if enter by May 28th ($5 more afterwards). BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP is held in one section that is open to everyone. Time control is 3 minutes (+2 second increment) per player, everyone plays 10 games. Round One begins at 3:30pm. Prizes: $900 (b/60 or proportional) and 5 trophies: 1st $250, 2nd $150, class prizes (5-8 players per class): $500. Entry Fee: $25 if enter by May 28th ($5 more afterwards). Online Entry (closes on 5/28 at midnight; convenience fee applies): www.wichessacademy.com. Mailed Entry: Fitchburg Recreation Department, Attention: Chad Sigl/Chess, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg WI 53711. Questions: 608-270-4286 (Chad Sigl) or abetaneli@hotmail.com (Alex Betaneli) ***ALL INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM WINNERS ARE OFFICIAL STATE CHAMPIONS**

Cruising into Summer Round-Robin: May 15, 22 & 29

USCF RATING RESULTS

3-Round “Round-Robin” (a “Quad”). Four chess players to a
Quad. Game/100 minutes; 5-second delay. USCF Rated. EF: $5.00.
TD is Grochowski; ATD is Becker.
We plan to start promptly at 7:00 p.m. Registration is 6:20-6:50 p.m. NOTE: Since this is a quad (round-robin) it is important that players be present for all three rounds since there are no byes available. You must be present at registration to get into the event, unless you have made other arrangements with us earlier. If you show up late and the quads have been assembled, you will not be able to compete in this event.

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Hurry Up and Move Blitz: May 8


10-Round (Round-Robin) in one or more sections (depending on number of players). Game/5 minutes. USCF Blitz-Rated.
EF: $5.00. TD is Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.