Friday, October 31, 2014

Nov. 8-9 WCA Veteran’s Tournament & 2014-2015 Wisconsin Junior Open

 EVENT RATED:  http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201411094342.0

Veteran’s: 5SS, G/120 d5. Gruenhagen Conference Center, UW-Oshkosh, Corner of High and Osceola St., Oshkosh, WI 54901. HR: $40 (dorm room) 920-424- 1106. Open to Age 21 and over. EF: $25 by 11/4; $30 at site. $$b/ 40 and 3 per class: $150-90. A-$70; B-$60; C-$50; D-$40; E/Unr-$40. Reg.: 11/8 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. Top age 50 and over will be crowned WI Senior Champion

Junior Open: Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!
Gruenhagen Conference Center, UW-Oshkosh, Corner of High and Osceola St., Oshkosh, WI 54901. HR: $40 Full Service, $30 Student Service; (dorm room) 920-424-1106. 2015 Denker/Barber/NGIT qualifier; Open to youth born after 11/8/1993. In 5 Sections, Open: 5SS, G/120 d5, EF: $17 in advance by 11/4; $22 at site. Prizes: Top 5, Top 2 each 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1100, Under 1100 and Unrated. Girl's Junior Open: 5SS, G/120 d5, EF: $17 in advance by 11/4; $22 at site. Prizes: Top 3 and top ages 15-16, 13-14, 11-12, 9-10 and Under 9. Reserve (U1100 or Unrated): 5SS, G/120 d5, EF: $17 in advance by 11/4; $22 at site. Prizes: Top 5, Top 2 each 900, 800, 700, 600, 500 and Under 500 and top 3 Unrated. Non-Rated Beginner's Grade 7-12: 5SS, G/ 120 d5, Open to Grades 7-12. EF: $16 in advance by 11/4; $21 at site. Prizes: Top 5 and top 3 Grade 7-9. Non-Rated Beginner's Grade K-6: 5SS, G/120 d5, Open to Grades K-6. EF: $16 in advance by 11/4; $21 at site. Prizes: Top 5 and top 3 Grade K-3. ALL: Reg.: 11/8 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00.

ENT: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719. INFO: Mike Nietman, 608-467-8510 (before 11/7), mike.nietman@charter.net. www.wischess.org. W.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Autumn Pawn Action: October 30

3-Round Swiss, two sections.  Tournament is just one night.  
Games done by ~10:15 pm.
Game/24 minutes (USCF Quick rated):  G/24;d5  - does not affect your regular rating
or
Game/25 minutes (USCF Dual rated):  G/25;d5 - affects your regular rating, and Quick R.
EF: $5. (½- Point Bye available in only first round if requested prior to round.) TD is Becker; ATD is Grochowski.