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2017 Qualchan Quads – Spokane – July 22

By on June 21, 2017



Qualchan Quads

July 22nd


Site: Spokane Valley Library

  1. 12004 E. Main

Spokane, WA 99206


Reg: Sat 9:00-9:45

E.F. $15

T/C: G/120 d5

Format: Quad


(Take the stairs at the side of building, a door will be opened to enter.)


USCF membership required n/c (USCF rated and NWGP event)

coffee & cookies provided




Dave Griffin

P.O. Box 631

Spokane Valley, WA 99037

(509) 994-9739


2017 Spokane Falls Open – August 19-20

By on June 21, 2017

2017 Spokane Falls Open

August 19-20



Gonzaga University

Jepson Center Rm. 108 & 109


Registration: Sat. 8:30am-9:45am

Rounds: Sat. 10:00-2:30-7:00 Sun: 9:00-1:30 or ASAP.

Time Control:   G/120 (with 5 second delay)


E.F. $18 if received by 8/18,  $3 less for under 18 year olds. $25 for all at the site. Telephone entries accepted. USCF rated and a NWGP event.  $500 prize fund based on 25, Class prizes based on at least five per section. Only one prize per person (Excluding biggest upset.) (Both players must have established ratings)  NS, NC, W. One ½ point bye if requested before proceeding round;  Sunday byes must be requested before the end of round 3.  Director reserves the right to use class pairings in the final round.

Special Event: Spokane Falls Open will be held concurrently with the Spokane City Championship on August 19-20.  Michael Cambareri will take on the winner of a six player round-robin that will take place between June 1st thru August 6th.

Two rounds are scheduled for Saturday while rounds three and four will be scheduled for Sunday.

The time control will be G/2Hr with a 5 second delay. If needed there will be a G/10 playoff with the first to reach three points wins.



 1st Overall:          $150

2nd Overall:          $100


 Class Prizes:

1st (U/1800;U/1600;U/1400)                  $50

2nd (U/1800;U1600;U1400)                   $25

Biggest Upset:                                          $25      (non-provisional ratings)


(Cookies & coffee provided)


Entries: Spokane CC, c/o David B. Griffin                                                                

 P.O. Box 631                                                                                                              Spokane Valley, WA 99037                                                                                               For information cell (509) 994-9739 


2017 Eastern Washington Open – Spokane – September 30 – October 1

By on July 7, 2017



Location: Jepson Center, Rooms 108-109,
Gonzaga University (one block southwest from St. Al’s church).

5 round Swiss System.
Time control: Game/120 (d5).

Registration: 8:30-9:30, September 30.

Rounds: 10-2:30-7; 9-1:30.
Entry fee: $21 if received by 9/29, $26 at the door; under 18 $5 less.

A Northwest Grand Prix Event. $630 prize fund GUARANTEED. Additional classes and class prizes may be created if entries exceed 30 players. Class prizes based on at least 5 per class; classes (and class prizes) may be reconfigured if less than five class entries. Only one prize per player (except biggest upset). NS, NC, W.

One 1/2-point bye available if requested by end of previous round; Sunday bye must be requested by end of round 3. Director reserves right to use class pairings in final round.

FIRST — $125
SECOND — $ 75

Class Prizes: $65 first, $30 second: A; B; C; D/E/unrated

Biggest Upset (non-provisional) — $50

Entries: Kevin Korsmo, 9923 N. Moore St., Spokane, WA 99208 For information please call (509) 270-1772 (cell).

Club website:

2017 Turkey Open – Missoula – October 28-29

By on May 14, 2017

October 28-29, 2017



Best Western Grant Creek Inn      Phone: 406-543-0700

5280 Grant Creek Rd            

Missoula, MT  59808                      Rooms: $99 (1-4 adults) if made by Oct. 14.

I90 Reserve St. Exit #101


5Rd Swiss


REGISTRATION: 8-9:15am; Unpaid entries at 9:15 can expect a 1/2pt 1st Rd bye. Mandatory players meeting at 9:45. MCA Grand Prix event.


ENTRY FEE: $25 if received by 10/27, $29 at the door.  Unrated—EF $15 with MCA membership waived, but must join USCF.  MCA/ OSA.  Masters free, Experts ½ price, Under 18–$5 less.  Prepaid cancellations made by 10/27 will receive a full refund.  Make checks payable to “UCCC.”


ROUNDS: 10, 1:30, 6:30; 9, 1:30 or ASAP. ½ pt. byes available, Rd. 4 & 5 byes must be made by Sat. night.


TIME CONTROLS: Rd1—G/90/d5; Rds2-5—G /120/d5


PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $75, B, C, D/E–$50 Biggest upset (non-provisional) $75

Based on 25 paid entries. Ties will split prizes.


CONTACT: Romie Carpenter, 406-546-1940;

2120 S. Reserve St. PMB212

Missoula, MT 59801


2017 Tournament Calendar

By on December 4, 2016




July 22 2017 Qualchan Quads Spokane
August 19-20 2017 Spokane Falls Open Spokane
September 23-24 Montana Closed & Barto Memorial Helena
Sept 30 – Oct 1 Eastern Washington Open Spokane
October 14-15 Great Falls – National Chess Day – Chinook Open Great Falls
October 28-29 2017 Turkey Open Missoula