Sunday, August 25, 2019

Blue Moon Knight Swiss: August 29, September 5, 12, & 19

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 Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Hales Corners Challenge XXX - October 5, 2019

US Chess Junior Grand Prix
4SS, G60; d6  2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600) 

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221, 414-764-5300. 

EF: $50 Open, $40 Reserve, both $10 more after October 3. Comp EF for USCF 2200+.  On line registration at: https://onlineregistration.cc/WICA/HCChallengeOct2019 

$$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: chris.wainscott13@outlook.com

Entries to: Robin J. Grochowski, 3835 E. Morris Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110, e-mail: rgrochowski@wi.rr.com, (414-861-2745).  Accelerated pairings may be used.
 
FLYER 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

2019 Madison Quick and Blitz Championships

2019 MADISON QUICK
AND BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIPS
(two events in one day with $1,200 in prizes)
Saturday, September 28th 

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 September 19th, $35 by September 26th, $40 afterwards. 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 September 19th): Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005

QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com is best, 608-334-2574 (texting works better than calling)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

2019 Madison Quick Chess Scholastic Championship September 28th, 2019

2019 MADISON QUICK CHESS
SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, September 28th

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 September 19th, $30 by September 26th, $40 afterwards.  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 September 19th): Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005

QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com is best, 608-334-2574 (texting works better than calling)

Monday, August 12, 2019

Aug. 31-Sept. 2 Marshall Rohland Memorial/WI Closed Championship

Howard Johnson’s, 3841 East Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704, 608-819-6298. HR.$79 1-4 guests includes breakfast. Reserve by August 16, ask for chess tournament. Open to WI residents, former champions, and students in WI schools. EF: 3 sections Premier: $40 by Aug 29, comp entry to masters. $45 at site. Reserve (U1800): $30 by Aug 29, $35 at site. U1200: $20 by Aug 29, $25 at site $$ Premier b/30: $400 + traveling trophy, 250, 150, A $100, U1800 $100. Reserve b/30: $200, 150, trophies to C, D, U1200. U1200: $75, trophies to 2nd, U1000, U700. Overall: $50 Kittsley upset prize. Rds, (TC): Premier and Reserve: 6-SS: 12-6, 10-5, 10-4 (40/2 d5, SD/1 d5); U1200: 4SS Saturday only: 10-1-3:30-6 (G/60 d5). Participants may enter Reserve for $20 with 1/2 pt byes in rds 1-2. Reg.: Sat 9-9:30, 10:30-11:30 2 1/2 point byes available in any round. Entries checks payable to WCA: Guy Hoffman, 1305D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716-3279. Schachfuhrer@hotmail.com Phone: 920-279-0701. https://onlineregistration.cc/WICA/WIClosed2019 WI Chess Tour Event.  US Chess Junior Grand Prix!  A State Championship Event!

Old Style Pawn Dueling Action Swiss: August 22

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.