Monday, November 05, 2018

Foghorn Leghorn Barnyard Swiss: November 8, 15, 29, December 6 & 13 (back at our usual Hales Corners location)

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 Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski.
(Note:  No chess on Nov. 22nd, Thanksgiving)

Monday, October 22, 2018

Dec. 8-9 The Wisconsin Memorial

PHOTOS from the event are below the post:

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: $110 + $4 Parking. Rate gtd until 11/6. 888-745-2032. EF: $30 (Juniors $25) by Dec. 4. $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 12/8. 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. WI Chess Tour Event. W. Online registration at https://onlineregistration.cc/. US Chess Junior Grand Prix!





















Sunday, October 21, 2018

Dec. 22-23 2018 North Central Open

4SS, G/90+30sec, 3 Sections: Open, U1900 & U1200 (accelerated pairings may be used). Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI 53221, 414-764-5300 (Mention chess tournament for the $80 rate; one or two beds with free WiFi and parking!). EF: $70-All Sections by December 11, $80 by December 21, $90 at site. $$: (b/100) Open ($2,500) $1,000-$600-$300, top U2400/UNR $200, top U2200 $200, top U2000 $200 U1900 ($1,100): $500-300, top U1700 $150, top U1500 $150 U1200 ($900): $400-$200, top U1000 $150, top U800 $150. BLITZ (Sat at 8:00pm) (3 min+2 sec increment): 5 double rounds (accelerated pairings may be used) EF: $40 Prizes (b/40): $1,000 (1st, 2nd, and class prizes). ON SITE REGISTRATION: 12/22 9:30am-10:15am Round Times: Sat 12/22 11:00am & 4:00pm; Sun 12/23 10:00am & 3:30pm. ENTRIES TO: Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace, Apt. 1, Brookfield,WI 53005 (Do not mail checks after December 15th!) or via PayPal to abetaneli@hotmail.com US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 20. WI Chess Tour Event.

Link to book the hotel: https://www.crowneplaza.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=CP&localeCode=en&regionCode=1&hotelCode=MKETH&_PMID=99801505&GPC=ZCW&viewfullsite=true

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Pluto & Goofy Action Swiss: November 1 ( NOTE! this Thursday we meet at St. James Church)

3-Round Swiss in Two Sections (G/25;d5 and G/24;d5). 
USCF Rated (G/25;d5 is Dual-Rated; G/24;d5 is Action-Rated only).
EF: $5.00.
(½ Point Bye available for only first round if
requested prior to round)
TD is Robin Grochowski; ATD is Chris Wainscott. 

November 1st, we will meet at the St. James Church, 7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin, WI 
(farthest building from the street, where we met last week)

Nov. 3-4 WCA Veteran’s Tournament & 2018-2019 Wisconsin Junior Open

5SS, G/120 d5. Gruenhagen Conference Center, UW-Oshkosh, Corner of High and Osceola St., Oshkosh, WI 54901. HR: $40 (dorm room) 920-424- 1106. Open to Age 18 and over. 2019 Nat’l Senior Tournament of Champions qualifier. EF: $30 by 10/30; $40 at site. $$b/40 and 3 per class: $200-130. A-$95; B-$85; C-$70; D-$60; E/Unr-$60. Reg.: 11/3 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. Held in conjunction with the WI Junior Open but in a separate room. ENT: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719. INFO: Mike Nietman, 608-467- 8510 (evenings before 11/2) mike.nietman@charter.net. www.wischess.org. W. Online registration at https://onlineregistration.cc/. US Chess Junior Grand Prix.

Gruenhagen Conference Center, UW-Oshkosh, Corner of High and Osceola St., Oshkosh, WI 54901. HR: $40 Full Service, $30 Student Service; (dorm room) 920-424-1106. 2019 Denker/Barber/NGTOC qualifier; Open to youth born after 11/3/1997. In 5 Sections, Open: EF: $17 in advance by 10/30; $22 at site. Trophies: Top 5, Top 2 each 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1100 and top 3 Under 1100 and Unrated. Girl's Junior Open: EF: $17 in advance by 10/30; $22 at site. Trophies: Top 6. Reserve (U1100 or Unrated): EF: $17 in advance by 10/30; $22 at site. Trophies: Top 5, Top 2 each 900, 800, 700, 600, 500 and Under 500 and top 3 Unrated. Non-Rated Beginner's Grade 7-12: Open to Grades 7-12. EF: $16 in advance by 10/30; $21 at site. Trophies: Top 5 and top 3 Grade 7-9. Non- Rated Beginner's Grade K-6: Open to Grades K-6. EF: $16 in advance by 10/30; $21 at site. Trophies: Top 5 and top 3 Grade K-3. ALL: 5SS, G/120 d5. Reg.: 11/3 8:45-9:30 A.M. Rds.: 10:15-2:30-7:15; 10:00-3:00. ENT: Mike Nietman, 2 Boca Grande Way, Madison, WI 53719. INFO: Mike Nietman, 608-467-8510 (before 11/2) mike.nietman@charter.net. www.wischess.org. W. Online registration at https://onlineregistration.cc/.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Underdog To The Rescue Swiss: October 4, 11, 18, & 25

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 Chris Wainscott; ATD is Robin Grochowski.

Note!  October 25th, we will meet at the St. James Church, 7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin, WI.

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Hales Corners Challenge XXVIII: October 13, 2018 (Saturday) A WI Tour Event


US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10 

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600). 
Hilton Garden Inn, 1355 W. 20th Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54902, 920-966-1300.   
EF: $40-Open, $30 Reserve, both $10 more after October 11. 
Comp EF for USCF 2200+.  
 
IM Erik Santarius has registered! 
 
On-line registration at:  
https://onlineregistration.cc/WICA/HCChallengeOctober2018 
$$GTD: Open: 1st-$325, 2nd-$175, A-$100, B & below-$75; Reserve: 1st $100, 2nd $75, D-$50, E & below $40.   

Event Flyer

Goddesschess prizes for females in addition to above prizes: For Females: Open: $50 per win/$25 per draw; Reserve: $20 per win/$10 per draw; Perfect Score Prizes for Females: $100 in Open/$50 in Reserve; 
Don McLean Award for Top Finishing Male in each Section: $100 in Open/$50 in Reserve

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, (414-861-2745), e-mail: rgrochowski@wi.rr.com.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Magilla Gorilla Grueling Swiss: September 6, 13, 20, & 27

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 Chris Wainscott; ATD is Robin Grochowski.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Sept. 15 8th Annual BC Open!

4SS. G/60 d5. USCF rated (Dual rated).; to obtain USCF membership, see www.uschess.org. Country Inn & Suites, 1250 S. Moorland RD., Brookfield, WI. $$Prizes Non-monetary; Books, DVD's. 4 Sections, Open, U1800, U1400, U1000. EF: (All) $20 by 9/13 ($25 at site). $5 more if moving up a section. Reg.: 8:30-9:30; 1/2 point bye if registered after 9:30; Rds.: 10:00; 1:00; 3:30; 6:00. Mail entries to Benjamin Corcoran. 2711 N. University Dr. #64, Waukesha, WI 53188. Q&A's (262)506-4203 and ask for Ben or benzochess@gmail.com Info: benzochess.com.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

2018 Joe Crothers Memorial Southwest Chess Club Championship: July 19, 26, August 9*, 16, 23, & 30


6-Round Swiss in One Section.  Game/100;d5.  USCF Rated.   EF:  $7.00 (must be a member to participate).  SWCC Membership $10 (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 Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.
  (* NOTE !!   No chess on August 2nd (due to U.S. Open in Madison).  The Club Championship takes a 1-week break on August 2nd).    

ALSO NOTE!   **August 9th, we will meet at the St. James Church, 7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin, WI.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Sept. 1-3 M. Rohland Memorial/WI Closed Championship

A Wisconsin Tour event. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Dr., Green Bay, WI 54313. Open to state residents, past champions and students in WI schools. In 3 Sections, Premier: 6SS, 40/120, SD/60 d5, EF: $50 by 8/29, $55 at site. $$b/25: $350-250-150. 'A' $100, U1800 $100. Traveling and permanent trophy to winner. Rds.: 12-7;11-6;10-3:30. Reserve: 6SS, 40/120, SD/60 d5, Open to Under 1800. EF: $40 by 8/29, $45 at site. $$b/25: $150-100. Trophy to 1st, 2nd, 1st 'C', 1st 'D',1st U1200. Traveling trophy to 1st. Rds.: 12-7;11-6;10-3:30. Novice: 5SS, G/120 d5, Open to Under 1200. EF: $20 by 8/29, $25 at site. $$b/10: $50. Trophies to top 2 and 1st Under 1000 and 1st Unrated. Rds.: 9/1: 12-5, 9/2: 10-2:30-7. ALL: Checks payable to WCA. $50 Kittsley Upset Prize (1 overall). Reg.: 9/1 10:30-11:30am. ENT: Guy Hoffman, 1305 D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716, 920-279-0701. INFO: schachfuhrer@hotmail.com. www.wischess.org. Online registration available at onlineregistration.cc. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! A State Championship Event!

Monday, July 09, 2018

Ben & Stimpy Action Swiss: July 12



3-Round Swiss in Two Sections (G/25;d5 and G/24;d5).  USCF Rated (G/25;d5 is dual-rated; G/24;d5 is Quick-rated only).  EF: $5.00.  (½ Point Bye available for only first round if requested prior to round).  TD is Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.