Monday, February 18, 2019

Rolling Rock Rook Rollicking Swiss: February 21, 28, and March 7, 14*

Rolling Rock Rook Rollicking Swiss: February 21, 28, and March 7, 14*

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 - Robin Grochowski;  ATD - Chris Wainscott.

 *March 14 we will meet at St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI

Friday, February 15, 2019

2019 WI Quick and Blitz Chess Championships 3/02/19

2019 WISCONSIN QUICK CHESS AND BLITZ STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 

Saturday, March 2 

PLAYING SITE: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison (3841 East Washington Ave, Madison WI 53704; 608-819-6298) 

QUICK CHESS: four rounds with time control of G/25 plus 3 second increment per move. This event is Quick Rated, but regular ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Accelerated pairings may be used. Late registration: 9:00-9:30am. Rounds: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm 

BLITZ: ten games (5 double rounds) with time control of G/3 plus 2 second increment per move. This event is Blitz Rated, but regular ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Late registration: 3:00-3:15pm. Rounds: 3:30pm and then ASAP 

PRIZES: $600 (b/30) for each event: $200-$100 and $300 in class prizes with 5-8 players per class 

ENTRY: for each event: $30 by February 25th, $35 by March 1st, $40 at site. Please include your name, contact email and phone number, and which event you are entering. PayPal (preferred): log in, choose “send money” option selecting to send to abetaneli@hotmail.com, pick “sending to a friend” and enter the appropriate amount) Checks (please do not send after February 25th): Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005 QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com is best, 608-334-2574 (texting works better than calling)

2019 Quick Chess Scholastic Championship 3/02/19

2019 QUICK CHESS SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIP 

Saturday, March 2 

ELIGIBILITY: K-12 students are eligible. This is a very beginner-friendly event, so new players are encouraged to participate. Experienced tournament players may want to choose the Open section (see separate flyer). 

PLAYING SITE: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison (3841 East Washington Ave, Madison WI 53704; 608-819-6298) 

PRIZES: 20 individual trophies based on age and 5 team trophies. Every participant receives chocolate. 

SCHEDULE: everyone plays four games, there is no elimination (you can skip some games if needed). Late registration is 9:00-9:30am. Round times: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm. Award ceremony/chocolate party begins shortly after the last round. 

ENTRY: $25 by February 25th, $30 by March 1st, $40 at site. Please include player’s name, grade, name of the school, as well as contact email and phone number. PayPal (preferred): log in, choose “send money” option selecting to send to abetaneli@hotmail.com, pick “sending to a friend” and enter the appropriate amount. Checks (please do not mail after February 25th): Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005 QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com is best, 608-334-2574 (texting works better than calling)

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mar. 9 Waukesha Memorial (38th Annual)/ Rated Beginners Open (RBO)


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 3/08 ($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.  A Heritage Event!  A Wisconsin Tour Event!
RBO: Open to players rated under 1200 or unrated. Prizes: Trophies to top 3, book prizes for class winners. EF: $15 by 3/08 ($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.   
Both Events: Mail entrs to Waukesha CC, 1911 Stardust DR., Waukesha, WI 53186. Phone Info: Jim Nickell (262) 544-6266. Online info: jnickell@wi.rr.com. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Club closed THIS Thursday (Valentine's Day) - next event starts February 21st !

We won't meet this Thursday, but please join us for our next event, starting February 21st!


Rolling Rock Rook Rollicking Swiss: February 21, 28, and March 7, 14* 

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; ATD is Wainscott.

 *March 14 we will meet at St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI

Monday, February 04, 2019

King Kicking Icehouse Action Swiss: February 7 (one-night event)

3-Round Swiss - choice of Two Sections:

G/25;d5 {dual-rated} (affects your Regular rating and Action rating)  
or
G/24;d5 {action-rated} (only affects your Action rating)

USCF Rated.  EF: $5.00.
(½ Point Bye available for only first round if requested prior to round).

TD is Robin Grochowski; ATD is Chris Wainscott.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

CLUB CLOSED - January 31st - (severe weather)

Due to the severe cold weather, we're closing the club this week (Thursday, January 31).

Round 5 won't be held.

We will have an Action event next Thursday (Feb. 7).

Friday, January 11, 2019

Pabst Pawn Prowling Swiss: January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

NOTE!  Club closed this Thursday, January 31st, due to cold weather.  There won't be a Round 5.  We will have an Action event on Feb. 7 (as the schedule shows).
 

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 Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski.

(Note:  we are collecting yearly membership dues on January 3).

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Jan. 26-27 54th Northeastern Open

Hilton Garden Inn, 1355 W. 20th St., Oshkosh, WI 54901. HR: $90 920-966-1300 (Mention Chess-Reserve Early). In 3 Sections, Open: 5SS, 35/90, SD/60 d5, EF: $40 by 1/22; $47 at site. $$b/40: $250-175. 1900-$135, 1800-$125, 1700-$115, 1600-$105, U1600-$95. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30;10-3. Reserve (U1500): 5SS, 35/90, SD/60 d5, Open to U1500. EF: $25 by 1/22; $32 on site. $$b/20: $70-50. 1200: $40; U1200-$40. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30;10-3. Novice (U1000): 6SS, G/60 d5, Open to U1000. EF: $15 by 1/22; $22 at site. Prizes: Trophies to 1st-5th. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6:30; 10-1. ALL: Reg: 1/26 - 8:45-9:30 am. One 1/2-point bye 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 1/25). INFO: mike.nietman@charter.net. Online Registration at https://onlineregistration.cc. W. A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix!