Monday, October 28, 2019

Dec. 21-22 North Central Championship

Dec. 21-22 North Central Open



4SS, G/90, inc/30. Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI 53221; 414-764-5300  Prize Fund: $3,000(b/80): $1,000-$500-$300, top u2250, u2150, u2050, u1950, u1850, u1750 $200 each. Accelerated pairings might be used. Schedule: late registration: 9:30-10:15am on Saturday, rds. Sat: 11am & 4pm, Sun: 10am & 3pm. EF: $80 by 12/19, $90 after 12/19. Byes: limit two 1/2 point byes, must declare before round one. HR: $75, mention chess US Chess Grand Prix Points: 15

Rating Crosstable

Dec. 21-22 2019 U.S. Amateur North Championship

Dec. 21-22 or Dec. 21 2019 U.S. Amateur North Championship



Playing site: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI 53221; 414-764-5300. Three sections: u2200, u1400 (Saturday only), Scholastic u1000 (Saturday only). EF: $40 by December 19th, $50 after December 19th. U2200 Section (Saturday-Sunday): 4SS, G/90, inc/30. Prizes: plaques to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and top u2000, top u1900, top u1800, top u1700, top u1600, top u1500, top u1400 Schedule for U2200 Section: late registration: 9:30-10:15am on Saturday, rds. Sat: 11am & 4pm, Sun: 10am & 3pm. Schedule for U1400 Section & U1000 Scholastic (Saturday only): 4SS, G/40+5 second delay. Rounds: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm. U1400 Prizes: plaques to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and top u1100, top u1000, top u900, top u800, top Unrated. U1000 Scholastic Prizes: plaques to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, top u900, top u800, top u700, top u600, top u500, top five Unrated players; team prizes to top five teams US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Dec. 21 North Central Blitz Championship (BLZ)

5DS, G/3, inc/2 (double round, 10 games). Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport (see North Central Championship TLA). $1,000 (b/40) in prizes: $250-$150 and $600 in class prizes (4-6 players per class). EF(at site or via PayPal): $40. Blitz rated (will not affect regular ratings); higher of regular or blitz used for pairings and prizes.

Blitz Crosstable

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Knight Hops In Pond Action (IPA) Swiss: October 31 (one-night event)

CANCELLED, due to SNOW !      Club resumes next Thursday

3-Round Swiss in Two Sections (G/25;d5 and G/24;d5).  
(3 games in one night)  -   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.
(G/25;d5 is dual-rated;    G/24;d5 is action-rated only)

CANCELLED, due to SNOW !      Club resumes next Thursday 

Dec. 7-8 The Wisconsin Memorial

5SS, Rds. 1-3 G/120 d5. Rds. 4-5 40/120, SD/60 d5. Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI 53562. HR: $115 + $5 Parking. Rate gtd until 11/5. 888-745-2032. EF: $30 by Dec. 3. $10 more later or on site. $$b/50 and 4 per class: $160-110. A - $90, B - $80, C – $70, D - $60, E - $50, U1000 - $40, Unr - $40. Upset $50. Reg.: 9-9:30 AM 12/7. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30; 10-3:30. ENT: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719, 608-467-8510. INFO: mike.nietman@charter.net. www.wischess.org. Online registration at https://onlineregistration.cc/. WI Chess Tour Event. W.  US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

King Foster’s Night Without Mate Swiss: November 7, 14, 21; December 5, 12

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 Robin Grochowski; ATD is Chris Wainscott. 

(Club Closed for Thanksgiving: November 28)

Nov 16 CELA Scholastic/Open


                                                        (Scholastic and Open Sections)
PLAYING SITE: Christian Education Leadership Academy (CELA: W262N4685 Ryan St, Pewaukee, WI 53072)
SCHEDULEeveryone 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 begins shortly after the last round.
K-12 SECTIONK-12 students are eligible. This is a very beginner-friendly event, so new players are encouraged to participate. Experienced tournament players may want to consider the Open section. Time control is 30 minutes (and 5 second delay) per player per game. This event is not rated. PRIZES: 25 individual trophies based on age and 5 team trophies. Every participant receives chocolate at the closing ceremony.
OPEN SECTIONopen to everyone, need to be a current US Chess member. This event is Quick rated, but regular ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Time control is 25 minutes (and 3 second increment) per player per game. PRIZES: trophies to top three places and additional class trophies based on rating.
ENTRY: $25 by November 9th, $30 by November 14th, $40 afterwards.  Please include player’s name (for scholastic section: also include grade and 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 November 9th): Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005
QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com is best, 608-334-2574 (texting works better than calling)
LUNCH: AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE PLAYING SITE