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Great Falls Chinook Open – National Chess Day – Oct 14-15, 2017

By on August 13, 2017

Great Falls Chinook Open – National Chess Day

Dates: October 14 -15, 2017

Location: Holiday Inn, 1100 5th St South, Great Falls, MT; 406-727-7200; 406-268-2791

Room discount if reserved by September 29. Mention chess.

Format: Five round Swiss

Time Control: G/90, d5

Entry Fee: $25 by Oct 13. $30 at registration. Juniors half.

Entries payable to Jim Skovron, 1312 Camas Drive, Great Falls, MT 59405

USCF & MCA membership required. MCA membership: $15 adult, $6 juniors.

MCA free to unrated players.

Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 am Saturday

Rounds: 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm – 9:00 am, 1:00 pm or asap.

Byes: Rounds 1 – 3 before pairings are posted.

Rounds 4, 5  before end of round 3.

Prizes: based on 25 entries:

1st – $ 75, 2nd – $ 50, 3rd – $ 25, Biggest upset – $ 50 (both players must be regular rated)

 

Contact:

Jim Skovron, skovron5@hotmail.com

Gary Solomon, MCA@MontanaChess.org

Dan McCourt, mccourtdj@charter.net

www.montanachess.org

2017 MT Closed – Barto Memorials – Helena, September 23-24

By on August 13, 2017

Dates: September 23-24, 2017

Location: Jorgenson’s Inn & Suites, 1714 11th Avenue, Helena, MT, 406-442-1770.

Rooms $76 if reserved by September 14, includes hot breakfast. Mention chess.

2017 Montana Championship

Format: Five round Swiss

Time Control: G/105, d5

Entry Fee: By Invitation – No Entry fee

USCF & MCA membership required. MCA membership: $15 adult, $6 juniors.

Registration: 8:15-8:45 am Saturday

Rounds: 9:00 am, 1:30 pm, 6:30 pm – 9:00 am, 1:30 pm

Prizes: Montana Chess Association Championship awarded to winner.

 

Barto Dual – Saturday, Sep 23

Format: Five round Swiss Round Robin based on entries

Time Control: G/45, d5

Entry Fee: No Entry fee,

USCF & MCA membership required. MCA membership: $15 adult, $6 juniors.

Registration: 9:15-9:45 am Saturday

Rounds: 10:00 am, 11:45 am, 2:00 pm, 3:45 pm, 5:30 pm

Prizes: Bragging rights and rating points.

 

Barto Quick – Sunday, Sep 24

Format: Five round Swiss Round Robin based on entries

Time Control: G/29, d5

Entry Fee: No Entry fee,

USCF & MCA membership required. MCA membership: $15 adult, $6 juniors.

Registration: 9:00-9:15 am Sunday

Rounds: 9:30 am, 2 – 5 asap.

Prizes: Bragging rights and rating points.

 

Contact:

Gary Solomon

MCA@MontanaChess.org; 406-253-3883

www.montanachess.org

2017 Qualchan Quads – Spokane – July 22

By on June 21, 2017

 

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

 

Ent/Info:

 

Dave Griffin

P.O. Box 631

Spokane Valley, WA 99037

(509) 994-9739

Email: dbgrffn1738@gmail.com Spokanechessclub.org

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.

 

Prizes:

 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 

email: dbgrffn@hotmail.com

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

By on July 7, 2017

EASTERN WASHINGTON OPEN

SEPTEMBER 30 — OCTOBER 1, 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.

PRIZES
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: www.spokanechessclub.org