Thursday, July 12, 2018

2018 Joe Crothers Memorial Southwest Chess Club Championship: July 19, 26, August 9*, 16, 23, & 30


6-Round Swiss in One Section.  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.   EF:  $7.00 (must be a member to participate).  SWCC Membership $10 (can join prior to first round).  (Two ½ point byes available in rounds 1 through 5 if requested at least 2-days in advance; no byes available for round 6.)  TD is Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.
  (* NOTE !!   No chess on August 2nd (due to U.S. Open in Madison).  The Club Championship takes a 1-week break on August 2nd).    

ALSO NOTE!   **August 9th, we will meet at the St. James Church, 7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin, WI.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Hales Corners Challenge XXVIII: October 13, 2018 (Saturday)


US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10 

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600). 
Hilton Garden Inn, 1355 W. 20th Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54902, 920-966-1300.   
EF: $40-Open, $30 Reserve, both $10 more after October 11. 
Comp EF for USCF 2200+.  
 
On-line registration at:  
https://onlineregistration.cc/WICA/HCChallengeOctober2018 
$$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: For Females: Open: $50 per win/$25 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw; Perfect Score Prizes for Females: $100 in Open/$50 in Reserve; 
Don McLean Award for Top Finishing Male in each Section: $100 in Open/$50 in Reserve
 

Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6. 
Questions to Chris Wainscott (414-839-5232, after 5:30 pm), or e-mail: chris.wainscott13@outlook.com
Entries to: Robin J. Grochowski, 3835 E. Morris Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110, (414-861-2745), e-mail: rgrochowski@wi.rr.com.

Monday, July 09, 2018

Ben & Stimpy Action Swiss: July 12



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



Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Wally Gator Windy, Warm Swiss: June 7, 14, 21, 28 & July 5

5-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 five) if requested at least 2-days prior to round).
TD is Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

July 7-8 42nd Annual Green Bay Open

Radisson Hotel, 2040 Airport Dr., Green Bay, WI 54313. 5SS, 40/95, 30/1, SD/30 d5. EF: $48, Juniors under 19 $43, if rec’d by 7/3, all entries after 7/3 including phone, email & in person are $12 more! $$ (Top 2 Gtd. 6 per class) $2010 Cash + 6 trophies! 1st $400 + trophy; 2nd $235, X $160; 1900’s & 1800’s $145 each; 1700’s & 1600’s $140 each; 1500’s & 1400’s $135 each; 1300’s & 1200’s $130 each; Under 1200/Unrated $115. Trophies to top Juniors ages 17-18, 15-16, 13-14, 11-12, 10 & under. Reg.: 8:45-9:25am. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30; 10-3:30. HR: $99/$99/$109/$119 call 920-494-7300 mention chess tournament. Room block held to 6/15. Other Info: 1/2 bye avail. Rds. 1, 2 or 3 if req’d w/entry. WI Tour Event. W. Entries & Inquiries to: Luke Ludwig, 2191 Allouez Ave., Green Bay, WI 54311. 920-465-9859, email: lukealudwig@aol.com. A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10

Monday, May 28, 2018

June 30-July 1 7th Annual Twin Ports Open

(Overlooks Lake Superior) $5,800 in prizes projected + IM John Bartholomew, GM Bryan Smith, & GM Andrew Tang are playing! Barkers Island Resort & Conference Center, 300 Marina Dr., Superior, WI 54880. Open: EF $85 by 15 April, $95 by 20 May, $110 after May 20. Prizes (based on 45): $1,400, $700, $350; U2400 $250; U2200 $250; U2000 $250. U1800: EF $75 by 15 April, $85 by 20 May, $100 after May 20. Prizes (based on 45): $1,000, $500, $250; U1600 $200; U1400 $200. U1200: EF is $50 by 15 April, $55 by 20 May, $65 after May 20. Prizes (based on 20) 1st $250, 2nd $120, 3rd $80 + Trophies for the top 1st-3rd Elementary students, 1st-3rd Junior high school students, and the top 1st-3rd High school students. All Sections: 5SS, Rd. 1 G/60 + 30 sec increment; Rds. 2-5 G/90 + 30 sec increment. Reg.: Sat 9-10am. Rds.: Sat 10:30-2-7; Sun 10-3. USCF memb. required. Advanced Reg: Online at www.onlineregistration.cc or mail checks payable to Twin Ports Open: Dane Mattson, 2629 E. 4th St., Superior, WI 54880. Hotel: 715-392-7152, chess rate $135. Rooms held until May 29. After May 29, first come first serve. For more info: Dane Mattson, mattsondane@gmail.com, 218-591- 3339. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 20

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Quick Draw McGraw Action Swiss: May 31

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 Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.

*G/25 section is Dual-rated (affects both Regular rating and Action rating);
  G/24 section is only Action-rated, not Regular-rated.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Deputy Dawg Drawling Swiss: May 10, 17, & 24

3-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 five) if requested at least 2-days prior to round).
TD is Robin Grochowski; ATD is Chris Wainscott.

Sunday, May 06, 2018

WI State G/60 Championship May 12

WI G/60 State Championship: May 12, 2018 4SS, G/60;d5. 3 Sections: Open, Reserve (under 1600) & Novice (under 1000.) 

Country Inn & Suites 1250 S Moorland Rd Brookfield, WI 53005 (262) 782-1400
 

EF: $40-Open, $30-Reserve, $20 Novice all $5 more after May 10. Comp EF for USCF 2200+ (deducted from any winnings.) 

$$: Open (b/35): 1st-$350, 2nd-$200, A-$150, U1800 $140; 
Reserve (b/25): 1st-$125, 2nd-$90, U1300 $60; Novice (b/10):
 1st Place $50 Trophies to 1st in each section plus 2nd and top U700 in Novice.

Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6.  Entries/Questions to: Chris Wainscott 1046 Saratoga Ct Oconomowoc, WI 53066 chris.wainscott13@outlook.com