Friday, January 10, 2020

Hales Corners Challenge XXXI (April 4, 2020)

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10

4SS, G/60 d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1601). Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI 53221, 414-764-5300. EF: $50 Open, $40 Reserve, both $10 more after April 2. Comp EF for USCF 2200+. 

$$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-175. A-$100, B & below-$75; Reserve: 1st-$100, 2nd-$75, D-$60, E & below-$50. Goddesschess prizes for females. 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: 

Entries to: Robin J. Grochowski, 3835 E. Morris Ave., Cudahy, WI 53110, e-mail:, (414-861-2745). 

Accelerated pairings may be used. WI Tour Event.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Homestead Charity Scholastic Tournament

Parents, even if your kids would never normally consider playing in a scholastic event, please consider this one!

Homestead High School Chess Club, together with the Mequon-Thiensville Scholastic Chess Club, are hosting a scholastic benefit tournament for the WSCF's "Chess to College" program for new chess clubs in underserved areas in Wisconsin.  All net proceeds from this event, concessions included, will be donated to this program.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Check-in: 8:15 - 9:00 am
Round 1:  9:30 am
Homestead High School
5000 W. Mequon Road
Mequon, WI 53092
Please use the Fieldhouse entrance.
Byes Limit one half-point bye if requested prior to first round. Last round byes are  zero points.
Bring Pencils & Clocks. Sets provided. 
Breakfast & Lunch Concessions on site. 
Supervision Players in K-8th grade MUST have adult supervision at all times.
E-mail questions to or
Scholastic Tournament 
K-6 Non-Rated
K-12 Non-Rated
K-6 USCF Rated
K-12 USCF Rated
Time Control: All sections play 5 rounds, G/30 with 5 second delay (G/30 d5)
Awards -- All Sections 
Top 3 Team, Top 7 Individual. Participation Awards to all. 
ENTRY FEE (Remember - all proceeds go the WSCF "Chess to College" program)
$15 Online Pre-registration, Non-Rated sections
$20 Online Pre-registration, USCF rated sections
$5 extra starting Sunday, January 12