Saturday, November 07, 2015

Nov. 27-29 Wm. Martz Memorial/North Central Open

6-SS. TC: Rds. 1-4, 6 45/2, SD/1 d5; Rd. 5 G/120 d5. America’s Best Value Inn, 809 Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701 715-834-6611. HR: $54.95 one bed, $64.95 two beds. Reg.: 10:30-11:30. Rds.: 12-6, 10-5, 10-3. EF: $40 if received by 11/25, $45 at site. $$ b/50 1st $400, 2nd $250, 3rd $160, A $140, B $130, C $120, D $110, E $100, U1000 $90. Ent: Guy Hoffman, 1305 D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716-3279. Checks payable to WCA. 920-279-0701. schachfuhrer@hotmail.com A Wisconsin Tour event. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Nov. 14-15, WCA Veteran’s Tournament/2015-2016 Wisconsin Junior Open

SOME PHOTOS BELOW

Nov. 14-15 WCA Veteran’s Tournament
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 18 and over. EF: $25 by 11/10; $30 at site. $$b/40 and 3 per class: $150-90. A-$70; B-$60; C-$50; D-$40; E/Unr-$40. Reg.: 11/14 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. Held in conjunction with the WI Junior Open but in a separate room.

Nov. 14-15 2015-2016 Wisconsin Junior Open
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. 2016 Denker/Barber/NGIT qualifier; Open to youth born after 11/14/1994. In 5 Sections. Open: EF: $17 in advance by 11/10; $22 at site. Prizes: Top 5, Top 2 each 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1100, Under 1100 and Unrated. Girl's Junior Open: EF: 17 in advance by 11/10; $22 at site. Prizes: Top 3 and top ages 15-16, 13-14, 11-12, 9-10 and Under 9. Reserve (U1100 or Unrated): EF: $17 in advance by 11/10; $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: Open to Grades 7-12. EF: $16 in advance by 11/10; $21 at site. Prizes: Top 5 and top 3 Grade 7-9. Non-Rated Beginner's Grade K-6: Open to Grades K-6. EF: $16 in advance by 11/10; $21 at site. Prizes: Top 5 and top 3 Grade K-3. ALL: Reg: 11/14 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. 5SS, G/120 d5.

ENT: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719. INFO: Mike Nietman, 608-467-8510 (evenings before 11/13), Mike.nietman@charter.net. www.wischess.org. - US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

After 3 rounds (in the Veterans), Richard Martin III and Avinash Rajendra have 3/3, while Brian Lilly and Allen Becker have 2.5/3.0.  Here are photos from Round 3:
















Monday, November 02, 2015

Frosty Autumn Action Swiss: November 5

3-Round Swiss in Two Sections: G/24 minutes with 5 second delay (USCF Quick rated) and G/25 minutes with 5 second delay (USCF Regular and Quick rated).

EF: $5. (1/2- Point Bye available in first round if requested prior to round.)
TD is Tom Fogec;ATD is Robin Grochowski