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, October 28, 2022

City of Ghosts Swiss: November 3, 10, 17 & December 1

4-Round Swiss in Two Sections (Open and U1600).
Game/90;d5. USCF Rated. EF: $10.00. (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


Thursday, October 27, 2022

The Wisconsin Memorial (WCA event), December 03 - 04, 2022


Held in remembrance of our lost chess playing friends

December 3-4, 2022

Wisconsin Chess Association membership is included in the entry.  WCA's website address is
For more information, and to register online: 

PLAYING SITE:   Playing site is the Courtyard by Marriott Madison West, 2266 Deming Way, Middleton, WI  53562.  Hotel rates are $89.  Rooms may be reserved by calling 608-203-0100.  Reserve early.  Room block held only until November 2 with price subject to availability after that and most likely will be higher.

REGISTRATION:  In addition to online registration, players may register onsite from 9:00-9:30 AM on Saturday, December 3.  Please bring your chess clock.  Phone inquiries may be directed to Mike Nietman at (608) 467-8510 or e-mail  

SCHEDULE:  The Wisconsin Memorial is a five-round Swiss-System event.  Rounds are at 10:00 AM, 2:30 PM and 7:00 PM on Saturday.  Sunday’s rounds are at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  The time control is Game in 90 minutes plus a 30 second increment per move.  One ½-point bye is available for any round if requested in advance.

ENTRY FEES:  If received by November 29, the entry fee is $35.  All entries paid later are $10 more.  If you pre-register but then cannot play, your entry will be refunded to you, less fees paid by the organizer for online registration, only if you notify the tournament director by 9:30 AM on December 3.

PRIZES:  The following $900 prize fund is based on 60 players and four per class:

1st                 $210               
2nd                $140              
‘A’                 $100     
‘B’                 $90
‘C’                 $80
‘D’                 $70
‘E’                 $60
Under 1000   $50
Unrated        $50
Upset            $50


SPECIAL NOTES:  This tournament is a 2022 Wisconsin Chess Tour event!  This is a no smoking, no computers, wheelchair accessible event.


Note from Mike Nietman:  "The playing hall was able to increase capacity by 12.  I’ve re-opened the online registration at The Wisconsin Memorial (, "


 Pre-Entry list as of December 1st (9 pm)