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

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)

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