Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Wally Gator Windy, Warm Swiss: June 7, 14, 21, 28 & July 5

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 Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott.

Monday, June 04, 2018

Hales Corners Challenge XXVIII: October 13, 2018 (Saturday)


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+.  
 
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.   

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.

Monday, May 28, 2018

June 30-July 1 7th Annual Twin Ports Open

(Overlooks Lake Superior) $5,800 in prizes projected + IM John Bartholomew, GM Bryan Smith, & GM Andrew Tang are playing! Barkers Island Resort & Conference Center, 300 Marina Dr., Superior, WI 54880. Open: EF $85 by 15 April, $95 by 20 May, $110 after May 20. Prizes (based on 45): $1,400, $700, $350; U2400 $250; U2200 $250; U2000 $250. U1800: EF $75 by 15 April, $85 by 20 May, $100 after May 20. Prizes (based on 45): $1,000, $500, $250; U1600 $200; U1400 $200. U1200: EF is $50 by 15 April, $55 by 20 May, $65 after May 20. Prizes (based on 20) 1st $250, 2nd $120, 3rd $80 + Trophies for the top 1st-3rd Elementary students, 1st-3rd Junior high school students, and the top 1st-3rd High school students. All Sections: 5SS, Rd. 1 G/60 + 30 sec increment; Rds. 2-5 G/90 + 30 sec increment. Reg.: Sat 9-10am. Rds.: Sat 10:30-2-7; Sun 10-3. USCF memb. required. Advanced Reg: Online at www.onlineregistration.cc or mail checks payable to Twin Ports Open: Dane Mattson, 2629 E. 4th St., Superior, WI 54880. Hotel: 715-392-7152, chess rate $135. Rooms held until May 29. After May 29, first come first serve. For more info: Dane Mattson, mattsondane@gmail.com, 218-591- 3339. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 20

Sunday, May 27, 2018

July 7-8 42nd Annual Green Bay Open

Radisson Hotel, 2040 Airport Dr., Green Bay, WI 54313. 5SS, 40/95, 30/1, SD/30 d5. EF: $48, Juniors under 19 $43, if rec’d by 7/3, all entries after 7/3 including phone, email & in person are $12 more! $$ (Top 2 Gtd. 6 per class) $2010 Cash + 6 trophies! 1st $400 + trophy; 2nd $235, X $160; 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 6/15. Other Info: 1/2 bye avail. Rds. 1, 2 or 3 if req’d w/entry. WI Tour Event. W. Entries & Inquiries to: Luke Ludwig, 2191 Allouez Ave., Green Bay, WI 54311. 920-465-9859, email: lukealudwig@aol.com. A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Quick Draw McGraw Action Swiss: May 31

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.

*G/25 section is Dual-rated (affects both Regular rating and Action rating);
  G/24 section is only Action-rated, not Regular-rated.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Deputy Dawg Drawling Swiss: May 10, 17, & 24

3-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 Robin Grochowski; ATD is Chris Wainscott.

Sunday, May 06, 2018

WI State G/60 Championship May 12

WI G/60 State Championship: May 12, 2018 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 May 10. Comp EF for USCF 2200+ (deducted from any winnings.) 

$$: Open (b/35): 1st-$350, 2nd-$200, A-$150, U1800 $140; 
Reserve (b/25): 1st-$125, 2nd-$90, U1300 $60; Novice (b/10):
 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: Chris Wainscott 1046 Saratoga Ct Oconomowoc, WI 53066 chris.wainscott13@outlook.com  

Saturday, May 05, 2018

Ice Harbor Scholastic Chess Open (Dubuque, IA, May 18-20)

An event in Dubuque, Iowa (May 18-20), that many local players are attending:

"This scholastic tournament includes a Master/Expert FIDE rated section, three open USCF rated sections, two reserve USCF rated sections, and a K-6 unrated section. Friday night features Blitz with 3 section. Saturday will feature the ever popular Bughouse Tournament with a reserve section at 4:30 pm and an open section at 7:30 pm. Two Friends & Family events with a rated and an unrated section.  "

More info here:  http://www.iceharborchess.com/

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Monday, April 09, 2018

Beany & Cecil Casting Winter Aside Swiss: April 12 (*), 19, 26 & May 3

Beany & Cecil Casting Winter Aside Swiss: April 12 (*), 19, 26 & May 3

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  two days prior to round.)  TD is Wainscott; ATD is Grochowski. 

*(Note: we cannot meet at the Hales Corners Village Hall on April 12. We will meet at St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27th Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI).

Again, for the first round only we will be meeting at the church.  Naturally, if you prefer not to play at the church we would be happy to enter you into the tournament starting in round two with a half point bye for round one.

To enter in advance please email chris.wainscott13@outlook.com



 

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Arpad Elo Open April 28-29

Arpad Elo Open
Location : Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI
HR: $99 866-320-7982 mention G22584. Reserve by March 28. 5SS
Open: EF $45 received by April 26, $50 at site. $$b/25: $400,$250, A $150, U1800 $140.
Reserve (U1800): EF $30 received by April 26, $35 at site. $$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.

Contact : Guy Hoffman 920-279-0701 schachfuhrer@hotmail.com




Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Hales Corners Challenge XXVII: April 7, 2018 (Saturday)

US Chess Junior Grand Prix.
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10

Wisconsin TOUR event

4SS, G/60;d6. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600).
Hilton Garden Inn (new hotel!) 1355 W. 20th Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54902; 920-966-1300.
EF: $40-Open, $30 Reserve, both $10 more after April 5. 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. 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.

Enter Online https://onlineregistration.cc/WICA/HCChallengeApril2018



Here is a photo of all the female chessplayers at the Hales Corners Challenge (photo by Ellen Wanek): 

Monday, April 02, 2018

Road Runner/Coyote Action Swiss: April 5

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.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

March 29th - casual chess at Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Due to the election (and voting machines in our chess club space), we will be meeting at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore this evening.  We'll be in the coffee shop section from 6:30 to 9:30 pm.   Barnes & Noble Bookstore is located at 4935 S. 76th Street, Greenfield, WI.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

SpongeBob Squarepants Seaside Swiss: March 8, 15, & 22

3-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600 (if enough players for U1600)). Game/100;d5.
USCF Rated. EF: $5.00. (One ½ Point Bye Available for any round
(except round three) if requested at least 2-days prior to round). TD is
Grochowski; ATD is Wainscott. All three rounds are at the Village.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Speedy Gonzalez Lightning Action: March 1

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

Monday, February 05, 2018

WI State Action Chess Championships - March 3rd

2018 Wisconsin Action Chess State Championships

(Open and Scholastic)

March 3rd

***All Winners Are Official State Champions***

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, including beginners (not rated).

SCHEDULE: 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 players). Scholastic section offers 20 individual and 5 team trophies. All winners are recognized as State Champions.

ENTRY: $30 for Open, $25 for Scholastic if received by March 1st ($10 if enter afterwards). Checks payable to and mail to: WI Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005. Please include your school name and grade if entering Scholastic Section.

QUESTIONS: abetaneli@hotmail.com, 608-334-2574
 
TD is Chris Wainscott

Friday, February 02, 2018

Daffy Duck Delightful Swiss: February 8, 15* & 22

3-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.


NOTE!  On February 15th, we are located at the St. James Church (Parish Building), 7219 S. 27bth Street (south of Rawson), Franklin, WI.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tasmanian Devil Tornado Action Swiss: February 1

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.