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

Sunday, September 04, 2022

Daniel Perelman Memorial WI State Rapid Championship (Open, U1600, Scholastic)

 1st Annual Daniel Perelman Memorial

Wisconsin Rapid State Championship

Saturday, October 15th

$2,300 and 18 Trophies as Prizes

Register for Open/U1600

1st Annual Daniel Perelman Memorial: Wisconsin Rapid State Championship (Open and U1600 sections; in-person) (

Register for Scholastic

1st Annual Daniel Perelman Memorial: Wisconsin Rapid State Championship (Scholastic Section; in-person) (

Please register early. Limited to the total of 160 participants. 

PLAYING SITEEmbassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield (1200 South Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI 53005; 262-782-2900)

FORMAT: 5-round Swiss event in three sections: OpenU1600, Non-Rated Scholastic.  Time Control is g/15+10inc (15 minutes per game per player, with a 10 second increment for every move). Notation is not required. Boards and sets are provided. Please bring a digital clock if you own one.

SCHOLASTIC SECTION: This event is very beginner-friendly. It is not required to be a US Chess member.  Experienced scholastic tournament players are strongly encouraged to enter rated sections.

ROUND TIMES: 10:00am, 11:15am, 1:00pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm


OPEN SECTION (unrated players are eligible only for place prizes)

1st           $500

2nd          $250

u2200      $180

u2000      $170

u1800      $150

U1600 SECTION (unrated players are eligible for place prizes and UNR class prize) 

1st           $300

2nd          $180

u1400      $170

u1200      $150

u1000      $140

UNR        $110


Trophies to top 5 places overall and top finisher in each grade. No tie-breaks for grade prizes: all tied players receive a trophy.

ENTRY FEE: Open and U1600 $70 if registered by October 10th; $20 more afterwards. Scholastic $40 if registered by October 10th; $20 more afterwards. Limited to the total of 160 participants, please register early.

ORGANIZER: Power of Pawns

QUESTIONS: Alex, Krish, Chris and Ryan

All proceeds from the tournament will go to the

Daniel Gives Back Foundation