Friday, June 10, 2016

Milwaukee Summer Challenge V - June 11-12, 2016, Pewaukee, WI


USCF RATING LINK

Milwaukee Summer Challenge (total) and Master/Expert winner:
I  (July, 2012) 82 players; Nolan Hendrickson
II (June, 2013) 68 players; Erik Santarius
III (June, 2014 59 players; Allen Becker
IV (June 2015) 55 players; Erick Santarius/Brady  Harder
V (June 2016) 73 players; Rithwik Mathur
 
TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 10  --   USCF Junior Grand Prix

5SS, G/120;d5 in top 3 sections: Master/Expert (closed section), U2000, U1500.
4SS, G/60;d6 in U1000 section.

Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee, WI; 1-800-247-6640;
(Mention Southwest Chess Club for $139 room rate, including Waterpark access).  

EF: $40 in top 3 sections, $25 in U1000. All $5 more after 6/10.

$$GTD: Master/Expert = 1st-$300, 2nd-$200, 3rd-$100.  U2000=1st-$150, U1500=1st-$80, U1000=1st-$50.
Plus Goddesschess Prizes for females in all sections*.

Schedule:  Reg: 8:30-9:30.
Top 3 sections-Saturday June 11: 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm, Sunday June 12: 10:00 am-3:00 pm.  U1000 Saturday June 11 (only): 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 6:00 pm.

Entries to: Robin Grochowski, 3835 E Morris Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110 or rgrochowski@wi.rr.com.
Questions: TD Tom Fogec 414-405-4207.

*Goddess Chess Prizes for this event:
(1) in Master/Expert, $150 to top scoring female finisher provided at least 2 females play;
(2) in U2000, $100, to top scoring female finisher provided at least 2 females play;
(3) in U1500, $50, to top scoring female finisher provided at least 3 females play;
(4) in U1000, $25, to top scoring female finisher provided at least 3 females play;
There are no tie-breaks; if tie score the prize money is split; and
Must score a draw or win in any section to qualify for prize.


FLYER




Several photos by Al Buschmann (and a few by Becker):



















































Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Oscillating Ostrich Action Swiss: June 9

3-Round Swiss in Two Sections (G/25;d5 and G/24;d5).  USCF Rated.  EF: $5.00.  (½ Point Bye available for only first round if requested prior to round).  TD is Fogec; ATD is Grochowski.