Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Joe Crothers Memorial Southwest Chess Club Championship: June 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3

6-Round Swiss in One Section. Game/100;d5. USCF Rated. EF: $7.00 (must be a member to participate). SWCC Membership $5 (can join prior to first round). (Two ½ point byes available in rounds 1 through 5 if requested at least 2-days in advance; no byes available for round 6.)
TD is Chris Wainscott; ATD is Robin Grochowski.

Note: in memory of Sheldon Gelbart, the following "Sheldon Gelbart Memorial Prizes" are included (thanks to a donation): 6 Class prize: Master/Expert -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E each for $10). There will also be trophies and T-shirts given out as prizes.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

July 8-9 41st Annual Green Bay Open

Radisson Hotel, 2040 Airport Dr., Green Bay, WI 54313. 5SS, 40/95, 30/1, SD/30 d5. EF: $46, Juniors under 19 $41, if rec’d by 7/3, all entries after 7/3 including phone, email & in person are $9 more! $$ (Top 2 Gtd. 6 per class) $2025 Cash + 6 trophies! 1st $420 + trophy; 2nd $235, X $155; 1900’s & 1800’s $145 each; 1700’s & 1600’s $140 each; 1500’s & 1400’s $135 each; 1300’s & 1200’s $130 each; Under 1200/Unrated $115. Trophies to top Juniors ages 17-18, 15-16, 13-14, 11-12, 10 & under. Reg.: 8:45-9:25am. Rds.: 10-2:30-7:30; 10-3:30. HR: $99/$99/$109/$119 call 920-494-7300 mention chess tournament. Room block held to 6/16. Other Info: 1/2 bye avail. Rds. 1, 2 or 3 if req’d w/entry. WCA Tour Event. Entries & Inquiries to: Luke Ludwig, 2191 Allouez Ave., Green Bay, WI 54311. 920-465-9859, email: lukealudwig@aol.com. W. A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10

Friday, June 09, 2017

WI State G/60 6/25/17

A State Championship Event!
June 25, WI G/60 State Championship

4SS, G/60 d5. 3 Sections: Open, Reserve (under 1600) & Novice (under
1000.)

Country Inn & Suites, 1250 S. Moorland Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005,
(262) 782-1400.

EF: $40-Open, $30-Reserve, $20 Novice all $5 more after
June 23. Comp EF for USCF 2200+.

$$: Open (b/30): 1st-$325,
2nd-$175, A-$120, U1800 $120; Reserve (b/25): 1st-$100, 2nd-$75,
U1300 $50; Novice: 1st Place $50 Trophies to 1st in each section plus
2nd and top U700 in Novice.

Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6.

Entries/Questions to: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI
53719, mike.nietman@charter.net This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 608-467-8510 (before 6/25). WI Chess
Chess Tour Event

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Motivation Motorcycle Action Swiss 6/15/2017

Motivation Motorcycle Action Swiss: June 15 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 Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Milwaukee Summer Challenge VI - June 10-11


Master/Expert Section (open only to 2000 and above) 4SS, G/90+30, EF $40; rounds Sat 10, 3:30; Sun 10, 3; $$GTD: 1st=$300, 2nd=$200, 3rd=$100;  
TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 10

Under 2000 Section 5SS, G/120,d5, EF $40; rounds Sat 10, 2:30, 7 and Sun 10, 3; $$GTD: 1st=$150, U1500=$80

Under 1000 Section 4SS, G60,d5, EF $25; rounds (Sat only) 10, 1, 3:30, 6; $$GTD: 1st=$50


Goddesschess prizes for Females in addition to above prizes:  Open: $50 per win/$25 per draw; U2000: $25 per win/$15 per draw; U1000: $10 per win/$5 per draw.

Reg: 8:30-9:30, EF: $10 more in each section after June 9; Olympia Resort Hotel, 1350 Royale Mile Rd., Oconomowoc, WI; 1-800-558-9573; (Mention Southwest Chess Club for $99 room rate).

ENTRIES TO: Robin Grochowski, 3835 E Morris Ave, Cudahy, WI 53110 or rgrochowski@wi.rr.com.  Questions to: TD Chris Wainscott 414-839-5232.

FLYER



Thursday, May 04, 2017

June 13-18 Wisconsin International Chess Festival

9SS, 40/90, SD/30, 30 sec/move increment. Open to all. GM & IM norms possible, satisfies FIDE requirement that one GM norm be in an event with only one round per day for a minimum of 3 days. Directed by FIDE arbiter Glenn Panner and Jim Hodina. FIDE rated. Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 3841 East Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704. Free parking. Free internet. Free breakfast. Many restaurants within walking distance. $8,000 guaranteed prize fund: $3,000-$2,000-$1,000-$500-$500, top FIDE Under 2450/Unr $500, top FIDE Under 2250 $500. Minimum prize guarantees: $500 to foreign GMs (first five to enter), $100 to all other foreign FIDE rated players (all must complete all 9 rounds with no byes). EF: GMs free, no deduction from prizes; IMs $159, FIDE 2200+ $249, FIDE u2200 $299, FIDE unrated $349; $50 more after May 15th, $100 more after June 5th. All players must confirm arrival by 4pm on June 13th in order to be paired for round one. Schedule: on-site registration ends at 4pm on June 13th, rds. Tue 6pm, Wed-Thu-Fri 11am & 6pm, Sat-Sun 11am. Blitz on Sat at 7pm with $500 minimum prize fund. Byes: Two half point byes available (must commit before round 2), no norms possible with byes. HR: $79 if reserved by June 1st (mention CHESS), 608-244-2481. Ent: www.wisconsinchessfestival.com or make the check payable and send to: Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield, WI 53005. $20 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.wisconsinchessfestival.com, abetaneli@hotmail.com, 608-334-2574. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 120

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

May 20-21 Arpad Elo Open

Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Rd., Wisconsin Dells, WI. HR: $85 mention chess 855-388-4782. 5SS Open: EF $45 received by May 18, $50 at site. $$b/25: $400, $250, A $150, U1800 $140. Reserve (U1800): EF $30 received by May 18, $35 at site. $$b/25: $125, $100, C $75, D $75, U1200 $75. TC: Rd1: G/90 d5. Rds. 2-5: 30/90. SD/60, d5. Rds.: 10, 2, 7:30; 10, 3:30. Registration: 9-9:30. Ent: Guy Hoffman, 1305 D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716-3279. Info: 920-279-0701 www.wischess.org, schachfuhrer@hotmail.com. A WI Tour event. W. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6

Bridge to Nowhere Blitz: May 11

Round-robin in one or more sections (depending on number of players).
Game/3 minutes;+2 second increment. USCF Blitz-Rated. EF: $5.00.
TD is Becker; ATDs re Wainscott/Grochowski

Dominating Three Dome Swiss: May 18, 25, June 1, 8

4-Round Swiss in One Section 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

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wavy Waves Lake Michigan Swiss: April 13, 20, 27 & May 4

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, April 07, 2017

Hales Corners Challenge XXV - April 22

USCF Grand Prix Points: 10.   
Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix.   
Wisconsin (WCA) Tour Event. 

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600).  Olympia Resort Hotel, 1350 Royale Mile Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; 1-800-558-9573 (mention Southwest Chess Club for $99 room rate).   EF: $40-Open, $30-Reserve, both $5 more after April 20.  Comp EF for USCF 2200+. $$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-$175, A-$100, B & Below-$75;  Reserve: 1st-$100, 2nd-$75, D-$50, E & Below-$40.
Goddesschess prizes for Females in addition to above prizes:  Open: $50 per win/$25 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw; Perfect Score Prize for Females: $80 in Open/$40 in Reserve;
Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: 10-1-3:30-6.   Entries/Questions to: Robin Grochowski, 3835 E. Morris Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110; 


Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Melting Ice Action X: April 6 (1-night)

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 Wainscott;  ATD is Grochowski.

*(G25;d5 affects your Regular and Action ratings;
   G/24;d5 does not affect your Regular rating)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Blooming Botanical Garden Spring Swiss: Mar. 9, 16, 23 & 30*

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; ATDs are Fogec/Wainscott.
*NOTE! On March 30 we will meet at St. James Church(Parish Building), 7219 S. 27
th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI)

Monday, February 06, 2017

Mar. 11 Waukesha Memorial (36th Annual) & Rated Beginner Open (RBO)


A Wisconsin Tour Event! 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 3/10 ($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. Mail entries to: Waukesha CC. 1911 Stardust Dr., Waukesha, WI 53186. Phone Info: Jim Nickell (262) 544-6266. Online info: jnickell@wi.rr.com. Rated Beginner Open (RBO): Open to players rated under 1200 or unrated. Prizes: Trophies to top 3, book prizes for class winners. A Heritage Event!

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Winter Blitzzard XI: March 2

Winter Blitzzard XI on Thursday, March 2 is a Round-robin in one or more sections (depending on number of players). Game/3 minutes;+2 second increment.  USCF Blitz Rated.  EF: $5.00.  TD's are Robin Grochowski and Tom Fogec

2017 WI Action State Chess Championship - March 4th, 2017

2017 Wisconsin Action Chess State Championships
(Open and Scholastic)
 
Saturday, March 4th
 
PLAYING SITE: Shorewood Hills Elementary School, 1105 Shorewood Blvd, Madison WI 53705
 
SECTIONS: Open section is open to everyone (must be a US Chess member as this is a rated event). Scholastic section is open to K-12 players and is very beginner-friendly (not rated).
 
ROUNDS: everyone plays four games, there is no elimination. Time control is 30 minutes (with 5 sec delay) per game for each player. Late registration and check-in is at 9:00-9:30am. Rounds are at 10am, 11:30am, 1:15pm, and 2:30pm. Award ceremony is shortly after 3:30pm
 
PRIZES: Open section offers $600 in cash prizes (based on 30 participants). Scholastic section offers 20 individual trophies and 5 team trophies. All winners are recognized as State Champions.

ENTRY: $30 for Open, $25 for Scholastic if received by March 1st ($10 more if enter afterwards). Please include grade and school name if entering Scholastic section. Make checks payable and mail to: WI Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005
 
QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 608-334-2574
Location : Madison, WI
Contact : abetaneli@hotmail.com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Bountiful Bed and Breakfast Quad: February 9, 16* & 23



3-Round “Round-Robin” (a “Quad”).  Four chess players to a Quad.  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.  EF:  $5.00.  TD is Fogec; ATDs are Grochowski/Wainscott. *NOTE!  On February 16 we will meet at St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI).

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Feb 2 - Cascading Waterfall Action Swiss – 1-night only



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 Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski.