How to reach the Tournament Directors:

How to reach the Tournament Directors
Chris Wainscott 414-839-5232
Robin Grochowski 414-861-2745
Allen Becker 414-807-0269

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;  

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  Questions to: TD Chris Wainscott 414-839-5232.


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: or make the check payable and send to: Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield, WI 53005. $20 service charge for refunds. Questions:,, 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, 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