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Tournament Life


Two sections-you play only those in your section: A. Open ($360/24): $160-80, U2100 $65, U1800 $55. B. U1500 ($240/16): $120-65, U1200 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 pm. Rds. 12-1:45-4:00- 5:45. One bye available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org.


Aug. 9, Marshall Thursday Game 30 Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 9, The Original “4 Rated Games Tonight!” Now At The New Yorker Hotel - USCF’s Longest-Running Action Tournament! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 9-12, 10-12 or 11-12, 42nd annual Continental Open (MA) See Grand Prix.


Aug. 9-Sept. 6, Marshall Thursday Members-Only Swiss! 5-SS, G/115d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. Open to MCC members only. EF: $30. ($450 b/20): $200-100, U2100 $90, U1800 $60. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7PM each Thursday. Limit 2 byes, request by rd. 3. www.marshallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 11, Marshall Saturday U1400! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1100 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Aug. 11-12 or 12, Marshall August U2100! 4SS, 30/85d5, SD/1d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. EF: $45, Members $25. ($540 b/36): $240-120, U1850 $95, U1600 $85. Reg.: ends 12:15PM. Rds.: 2 schedules: 2 day, Rds 12:30-5:30 PM each day; 1 day, (Rds 1-2 G/25;d5) 10-11:15AM-12:30-5:30 PM Sun; both merge rd.3. Limit 2 byes, request at entry. NO RE-ENTRY. www.mar shallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 16, August New Yorker Masters Special Edition Of USCF’s Longest-Running Action Tournament! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 16, Marshall Thursday Game 30 Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 17-19 or 18-19, 11th annual Manhattan Open See Grand Prix.


Aug. 18, Marshall Saturday G/60! 4-SS, G/55d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. ($360/24): $160-80, U2000 $65, U1700 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 am. Rds.: 12-2:30-4:45-7. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Aug. 18, Syracuse-Minoa Aug Open 4SS. Rds.: 1&2 G/60, Rds.: 3&4 G/90. Minoa Muncipal Bldg., 240 N. Main St., Minoa, NY (Exit Kirkville Rd. E. from I 481, R. at second light). EF: $30. Prizes: b/20) $200, 125, Class 100. Reg.: 8:30-9:15. Rds.: 9:30, 12:00, 2:15, 5:30. Contact: Joe Ball 315-436-9008. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 19, Marshall Open & U1500 Sunday Game/45! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. Two sec- tions-you play only those in your section: A. Open ($360/24): $160-80, U2100 $65, U1800 $55. B. U1500 ($240/16): $120-65, U1200 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 pm. Rds.: 12-1:45-4:00-5:45. One bye available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org.


Aug. 20-Sept. 17, Marshall Monday U1600! 5-SS, G/85d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. EF: $50, Members $30. ($675/30): $360-180, U1300 $135. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7PM each Monday. Limit 2 byes, request by rd. 3. www.marshallchess club.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 21, Marshall Masters! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 23, Marshall Thursday Game 30 Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 23, The Original “4 Rated Games Tonight” Now At The New Yorker Hotel- USCF’s Longest-Running Action Tournament! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 24-26 or 25-26, 44th annual Atlantic Open (DC) See Grand Prix.


Aug. 25, Marshall Saturday U1400! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1100 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


A State Championship Event! Aug. 25-26, New York State Senior Championship 4-SS, G/120 d/5, open to all born before August 25, 1962. Marshall CC, 23 West 10th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-477-3716. Entry fee: $35. Prizes $500/20: $200-$100, 1700-1999 $70, U1700 $70, top woman $60; 1 bye OK, lock in before Rd 2. Registration: 11:30-12:15, rounds 12:30- 5:30 each day. NYSCA membership required for NYS residents ($20 printed quarterly Empire Chess, $12 online subscription), other state mem- berships accepted if out of state resident. Title to top NYS resident. Please bring proof of age.


Aug. 26, Marshall Sunday U2000! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1700 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Aug. 29-Sept. 26, Marshall Wednesday U1400! 5-SS, G/85d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. EF: $50, members $30. ($450/20): $240-120, U1100 $90. Reg.: 6:15-6:45pm. Rds.: 7 pm each Wednesday. Limit 2 byes, request by Rd 3. www.marshallchess club.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 29-Sept. 26, Marshall Wednesday U2000! 5-SS, 30/85d5, SD/1d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-


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3716. EF: $50, members $30. ($450/20): $240-120, U1700 $90. Reg.: 6:15-6:45 pm. Rds.: 7 pm each Wednesday. Limit 2 byes, request by Rd 3. www.marshallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 30, Marshall Thursday Game 30 Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


Aug. 30, The Original “4 Rated Games Tonight!” Now At The New Yorker Hotel- USCF’s Longest-Running Action Tournament! See Grand Prix.


Aug.31-Sept.3,Sept.1-3or2-3,134thannualNYStateChampionship See Grand Prix.


Sept. 1, Marshall Saturday G/60! 4-SS, G/55d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. ($360/24): $160-80, U2000 $65, U1700 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 am. Rds.: 12-2:30-4:45-7. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Sept. 2, Marshall Open & U1500 Sunday Game/45! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. Two sec- tions-you play only those in your section: A. Open ($360/24): $160-80, U2100 $65, U1800 $55. B. U1500 ($240/16): $120-65, U1200 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 pm. Rds.: 12-1:45-4:00-5:45. One bye available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org.


Sept. 3, Labor Day Madness 6-SS, G/25d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. EF: $45, members $25. ($480/24): $200-100, U2000 $70, U1700 $60, U1400 $50. Reg.: 10:15-10:45. Rds.: 11-12:15-1:30-3:00-4:15-5:30. Two byes available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org.


A Heritage Event! Sept. 6, The Original “4 Rated Games Tonight!” Now At The New Yorker Hotel- USCF's Longest-Running Action Tournament! 4-SS, G/25 + d/5 or G/30 + d/0. Chess Center at the historicNew Yorker Hotel!, 481 8th Ave at 34th St, across from Penn Station, NYC: 845-569- 9969 (www.chesscenter.cc). EF: $30, GMs $25 from prize, free to specified Greater NY Scholastic Prizewinners! Good Customer Loyalty Dis- counts: $5 lessto those who played in at least 4 “4 Rated Games Tonight!”Thursday Night Actions since Jan. 2011, $10 lessto those who played in at least 10 4RGTs since 1987—Thank You So Much For Your Support Of This Tournament These Past 25 Years! $$ (480 b/32 paid): 150-100-50, Top U2200/unr $95, U2000 $85. NEW!! $150 GUAR- ANTEED In Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes! Best male/female 2-player team combined score: $100-50 (teammates’ average rating must be Under 2200; teammate pairings avoided but possible, teams must declare by 8:15). Choice of 2 schedules! 7:00 Schedule, rds. 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. 7:30 schedule, rd. 1 only is Quick-rated (G/15 + td/3) at 7:30 pm, score carries over into round 2 of 7:00 schedule at 8:15 pm. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), commit by 8:15. Re-entry $15, counts half. Reg. ends 10 min. before game. Help with NYC street parking: www.primospot.com.


Sept. 6, Marshall Thursday Game 30 Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


Sept. 8, Marshall Saturday U1800! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1500 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Sept. 8-9 or Sept. 9, Marshall August Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


Sept. 10-Oct. 11, Marshall FIDE Mondays!! 6-SS, G/120d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. Open to all players 1600 or above. EF: $50, Members $30. ($500 b/24): $175- 125-100. 2 byes OK, commit before round 4. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7PM each Monday. FIDE rated. Limit 2 byes, request by rd. 3. www.mar shallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Sept. 13, Marshall Thursday Game 30 Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


A Heritage Event! Sept. 13, The Original “4 Rated Games Tonight!” Now At The New Yorker Hotel- USCF's Longest-Running Action Tournament! 4-SS, G/25 + d/5 or G/30 + d/0. Chess Center at the historicNew Yorker Hotel!, 481 8th Ave at 34th St, across from Penn Station, NYC: 845-569- 9969 (www.chesscenter.cc). EF: $30, GMs $25 from prize, free to specified Greater NY Scholastic Prizewinners! Good Customer Loyalty Dis- counts: $5 lessto those who played in at least 4 “4 Rated Games Tonight!”Thursday Night Actions since Jan. 2011, $10 lessto those who played in at least 10 4RGTs since 1987—Thank You So Much For Your Support Of This Tournament These Past 25 Years! $$ (480 b/32 paid): 150-100-50, Top U2200/unr $95, U2000 $85. NEW!! $150 GUAR- ANTEED In Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes! Best male/female 2-player team combined score: $100-50 (teammates’ average rating must be Under 2200; teammate pairings avoided but possible, teams must declare by 8:15). Choice of 2 schedules! 7:00 Schedule, rds. 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. 7:30 schedule, rd. 1 only is Quick-rated (G/15 + td/3) at 7:30 pm, score carries over into round 2 of 7:00 schedule at 8:15 pm. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), commit by 8:15. Re-entry $15, counts half. Reg. ends 10 min. before game. Help with NYC street parking: www.primospot.com.


Sept. 13-Oct. 11, Marshall Thursday Members-Only Swiss 5-SS, G/115d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. Open to MCC members only. EF: $30. ($450 b/20): $200-100, U2100 $90, U1800 $60. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7PM each Thursday. Limit 2 byes, request by rd. 3. www.marshallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Sept. 14-16 or 15-16 (Scholastics Sept. 15 or 16), 3rd annual Hart- ford Open & New England Senior (CT) See Grand Prix.


Sept. 30, 2nd annual Capital Region Open See Grand Prix.


Oct. 4-8, 5-8, 6-8 or 6-7, 3rd annual Continental Class Champi- onships (VA) See Grand Prix.


Oct. 19-21 or 20-21, 3rd annual Boardwalk Open (NJ) See Grand Prix.


Oct. 24-28 or 26-28, Bahamas International & Amateur (Bahamas) See Grand Prix.


Nov. 2-4 or 3-4 (Open), Nov. 3-4 (Booster), 3rd annual Eastern Team Championship (CT) See Connecticut.


Nov. 23-25 or 24-25, 43rd annual National Chess Congress (PA) See Grand Prix.


North Carolina


Aug. 24-26 or 25-26, 44th annual Atlantic Open (DC) See Grand Prix.


Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2012 U.S. Masters Championship See Nationals.


Aug. 31-Sept. 2 or Sept. 1-2, 2012 North Carolina Open See Grand Prix.


Oct. 4-8, 5-8, 6-8 or 6-7, 3rd annual Continental Class Champi- onships (VA) See Grand Prix.


Oct. 24-28 or 26-28, Bahamas International & Amateur (Bahamas) See Grand Prix.


Ohio


July 12, 25th Annual Thursday Night Action Chess Championship: Come Celebrate With Us This Special 25th Anniversary Of USCF’s Longest-Running Action Tournament, Now At The New Yorker Hotel!! (NY) See Grand Prix.


July 13, DCC Friday Nite Quick 2012 (QC) 4SS, G/24, td5. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 7:30/8:30/9:30/10:30. One bye. Prizes based on entries. EF: $10 ($8 DCC mbrs). Info: DCC.18W5@sbcglobal.net or 937-461-6283.


July 14, Pawn Storm VIII 5SS, G/45, td/5. Dayton Chess Club. 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 11- 1-3-5-7. Two byes – 1 if in rd 5. Prizes (b/25 paid):Open $200-101, U1900 $100, U1600 $99. EF: $25 until 7 July then $35. EF refunded 2200 or higher players who complete their schedule. Info: DCC.18W5@sbcglobal.net or 937-461-6283.


July 20, DCC Friday Nite Quick 2012 (QC) 4SS, G/24, td5. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 7:30/8:30/9:30/10:30. One bye. Prizes based on entries. EF: $10 ($8 DCC mbrs). Info: DCC.18W5@sbcglobal.net or 937-461-6283.


July 21, Progress with Chess Monthly Open 4SS, G/30;d5. Mustard Seed Market, 2nd Floor 6025 Kruse Dr., Solon, OH 44139. EF: $20. USCF membership required, available at site. Sections: Open, Scholastic K-12 U1100, Scholastic K-12 U800, Scholastic K- 5 U500. Pairings in Open may be accelerated at TD's discretion. Registra- tion: 9-9:45 at site. Rds.: Open, 10, 11:30, 1, 2:30, Scholastic ASAP. Prizes: Open: $250 Guaranteed. 1st $100, 2nd $50, U-1900 $50, U-1500 $50. Scholastic Sections:Trophies to top 3 each section. Special Offer: Free healthy box lunch ($10 value) to players in scholastic sections! Info:www. progresswithchess.org. Contact: Mike Joelson 216-321-7000.


July 27, DCC Friday Nite Quick 2012 (QC) 4SS, G/24, td5. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 7:30/ 8:30/9:30/10:30. One bye. Prizes based on entries. EF: $10 ($8 DCC mbrs). Info: DCC.18W5@sbcglobal.net or 937-461-6283.


July 28, House of Chess Open 4SS, G/45. House of Chess, Great Northern Mall, North Olmsted, OH (W of JC Penny). Sections: Open, U1600. Reg.: 11-11:25 AM. Rds.: 11:30- 1:15-3:30-5:15. Prizes (b/25): Open 1st $200, 2nd $100; U1900 1st $100; Reserve(U1600): 1st $100. Ent: $25, Club members $20. Info & entries: House of Chess, Great Northern Mall, North Olmsted, OH 44070. Phone: (440) 979-1133. E-mail: info@houseofchess.com. Web: www.thehouse ofchess.com/.


Aug. 3, DCC Friday Nite Quick 2012 (QC) 4SS, G/24, td5. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 7:30/8:30/9:30/10:30. One bye. Prizes based on entries. EF: $10 ($8 DCC mbrs). Info: DCC.18W5@sbcglobal.net or 937-461-6283.


Aug. 3-5 or 4-5, Cleveland Open See Grand Prix.


Aug. 10, DCC Friday Nite Quick 2012 (QC) 4SS, G/24, td5. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 7:30/8:30/9:30/10:30. One bye. Prizes based on entries. EF: $10 ($8 DCC mbrs). Info: DCC.18W5@sbcglobal.net or 937-461-6283.


Aug. 11, Toledo Aug Swiss Open, 4SS, Rnd 1 G/75, Rnds 2-4 G/90. The University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Mulford Library Basement Cafe, 3000 Arlington Ave., Toledo, OH 43614. Can split into 2 sections if enough players. EF: $20 by 8/9, $25 at site. Reg.: 9-10 a.m., Rds.: 10, 1, 4, & 7. Prizes: $360 b/20, $100-50, 1st Class A ,B,C,D/Under $40, 1st U1600 $50. Ent: James Jagodzinski, 7031 Willowyck Rd., Maumee, OH 43537. 419-367-9450. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 17-19 or 18-19, 7th annual Indianapolis Open (IN) See Grand Prix.


Sept. 1-3, 68th Ohio Chess Congress See Grand Prix.


Sept. 8, Toledo Sept Swiss Open, 4SS, Rnd 1 G/75, Rnds 2-4 G/90. The University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Mulford Library Basement Cafe, 3000 Arlington Ave., Toledo, OH 43614. Can split into 2 sections if enough players. EF: $20 by 9/6, $25 at site. Reg.: 9-10 a.m., Rds.: 10, 1, 4, & 7. Prizes: $360 b/20,


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