Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wavy Waves Lake Michigan Swiss: April 13, 20, 27 & May 4

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600). Game/100;d5.
 
USCF Rated. EF: $5.00. (One ½ Point Bye Available for any round
(except round four) if requested at least 2-days prior to round).
 
TD is Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski

Friday, April 07, 2017

Hales Corners Challenge XXV - April 22

USCF Grand Prix Points: 10.   
Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix.   
Wisconsin (WCA) Tour Event. 

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600).  Olympia Resort Hotel, 1350 Royale Mile Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; 1-800-558-9573 (mention Southwest Chess Club for $99 room rate).   EF: $40-Open, $30-Reserve, both $5 more after April 20.  Comp EF for USCF 2200+. $$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-$175, A-$100, B & Below-$75;  Reserve: 1st-$100, 2nd-$75, D-$50, E & Below-$40.
Goddesschess prizes for Females in addition to above prizes:  Open: $50 per win/$25 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw; Perfect Score Prize for Females: $80 in Open/$40 in Reserve;
Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6.   Entries/Questions to: Robin Grochowski, 3835 E. Morris Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110; 


Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Melting Ice Action X: April 6 (1-night)

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 Wainscott;  ATD is Grochowski.

*(G25;d5 affects your Regular and Action ratings;
   G/24;d5 does not affect your Regular rating)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Blooming Botanical Garden Spring Swiss: Mar. 9, 16, 23 & 30*

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600).
Game/100;d5. USCF Rated. EF: $5.00. (One ½ Point Bye
Available for any round (except round four) if requested at least 2-
days prior to round). TD is Grochowski; ATDs are Fogec/Wainscott.
*NOTE! On March 30 we will meet at St. James Church(Parish Building), 7219 S. 27
th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI)

Monday, February 06, 2017

Mar. 11 Waukesha Memorial (36th Annual) & Rated Beginner Open (RBO)


A Wisconsin Tour Event! 4SS. G/60 d5. USCF rated (Dual rated).; Country Inn & Suites, 1250 S. Moorland Rd., Brookfield, WI (1-262-782-1400) Exit 301(AB) from I-94. $$Non-monetary; traveling trophy to First, books for class winners. Open to all. EF: $15 by 3/10 ($20 at site). Reg.: 8:00-9:15; 1/2 point bye if registered after 9:15; groups of 4 or more must pre-register; pre-registrants check in by 9:30 to assure pairing. Rds.: 10:00; 1:00; 3:30; 6:00. No state memb. req'd. OSA. Mail entries to: Waukesha CC. 1911 Stardust Dr., Waukesha, WI 53186. Phone Info: Jim Nickell (262) 544-6266. Online info: jnickell@wi.rr.com. Rated Beginner Open (RBO): Open to players rated under 1200 or unrated. Prizes: Trophies to top 3, book prizes for class winners. A Heritage Event!

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Winter Blitzzard XI: March 2

Winter Blitzzard XI on Thursday, March 2 is a Round-robin in one or more sections (depending on number of players). Game/3 minutes;+2 second increment.  USCF Blitz Rated.  EF: $5.00.  TD's are Robin Grochowski and Tom Fogec

2017 WI Action State Chess Championship - March 4th, 2017

2017 Wisconsin Action Chess State Championships
(Open and Scholastic)
 
Saturday, March 4th
 
PLAYING SITE: Shorewood Hills Elementary School, 1105 Shorewood Blvd, Madison WI 53705
 
SECTIONS: Open section is open to everyone (must be a US Chess member as this is a rated event). Scholastic section is open to K-12 players and is very beginner-friendly (not rated).
 
ROUNDS: everyone plays four games, there is no elimination. Time control is 30 minutes (with 5 sec delay) per game for each player. Late registration and check-in is at 9:00-9:30am. Rounds are at 10am, 11:30am, 1:15pm, and 2:30pm. Award ceremony is shortly after 3:30pm
 
PRIZES: Open section offers $600 in cash prizes (based on 30 participants). Scholastic section offers 20 individual trophies and 5 team trophies. All winners are recognized as State Champions.

ENTRY: $30 for Open, $25 for Scholastic if received by March 1st ($10 more if enter afterwards). Please include grade and school name if entering Scholastic section. Make checks payable and mail to: WI Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005
 
QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 608-334-2574
Location : Madison, WI
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Saturday, February 04, 2017

Bountiful Bed and Breakfast Quad: February 9, 16* & 23



3-Round “Round-Robin” (a “Quad”).  Four chess players to a Quad.  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.  EF:  $5.00.  TD is Fogec; ATDs are Grochowski/Wainscott. *NOTE!  On February 16 we will meet at St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI).

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Feb 2 - Cascading Waterfall Action Swiss – 1-night only



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 Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Rural Red Barnyard Swiss: January 5, 12, 19 & 26

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600).  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.  EF:  $5.00.  One ½ Point Bye Available for any round, except round four, if requested at least 2 days prior to round.  TD is Robin Grochowski; ATDs are Tom Fogec & Chris Wainscott.    

Jan. 14-15 / 52nd Northeastern Open

USCF Rating Results

Riverwalk Hotel Downtown Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. HR: $83 (1-bed king or 2-bed double) 920-725-8441 (Mention Chess-Reserve Early). In 3 Sections, Open: 5SS, 35/90, SD/60 d5, EF: $40 by 1/10; $47 at site. $$b/30: $200-125. 1900-$110, 1800-$100, 1700-$100, 1600-$90, U1600-$75. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30;10-3. Reserve: 5SS, 35/90, SD/60 d5, Open to U1500. EF: $25 by 1/10; $32 on site. $$b/20: $70-50. 1200-$40 U1200-$40. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30;10-3. Novice: 6SS, G/60 d5, Open to U1000. EF: $15 by 1/10; $22 at site. Prizes: Trophies to 1st-5th. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6:30;10-1. ALL: Reg: 1/14 - 8:45-9:30 am. One 1/2-point any Rd. Full-pt bye to 2100+ in Rd.1 if requested before Late Reg ends. Checks payable to Mike Nietman. ENT: Mike Nietman-Organizer, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719, 608-467-8510 (before 1/13). INFO: mike.nietman@charter.net. NEWCA Procedural Rules. W. A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Friday, January 13, 2017

2017 WI Quick & Blitz Championships (1/21/17)



2017 WISCONSIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS - (QUICK AND BLITZ)

Saturday, January 21, 2017.

Fitchburg Community Center

5510 Lacy Road, Fitchburg WI
QUICK CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP is held in two sections: Open (open to all, rated) and Scholastic (K-12 player, not rated). Time control is 25 minutes (+3 second delay) per player, everyone plays 4 games.

Notation is not required. On-site registration is 9:00-9:30am. 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 entered by January 17th ($10 more afterwards)



BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP is rated and 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 entered by January 17th ($10 more afterwards)

Online Entry (closes on 1/17 at midnight; small convenience fee applies):

www.wichessacademy.com

Mailed Entry: Fitchburg Recreation Department, Attention: Chad Sigl/Chess, 5510 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