VA 20147. Summer camp conducted by Russian trainer IM Nikolay Andri- anov, top scholastic trainer. Closed Tournament 4SS, G/61. Reg.: 9- 9:30AM. Rd. 1 starts at 10AM. No half point byes. Top 3 qualifies to Ash- burn Round Robin Scholastic Tourney with winner going to Moscow, with participation at Moscow Open in February. More info at: www.as
July 28, Third Saturday Swiss Ashburn Chess Center, 44927 George Washington Blvd. #120, Ashburn, VA 20147. 4SS, G/61. Open & U1200 sections. Prizes: 50% back to top 3 per section. EF: $18 Preregistered. $20 at site. Members discounted. Reg.: 9-9:30AM. Rd. 1 10AM. Halfpt Bye 1-3. Preregistration and more info at: www.loudounchess.org/reg/accregister.htm
. Chess Magnet School JGP.
July 28, Sterling Chess July Open and RBO See Grand Prix.
July 28-Aug. 1, 2012 Washington International (MD) See Grand Prix.
Aug. 3-5 or 4-5, 2012 Potomac Open (MD) See Grand Prix.
Aug. 6-10 (Camp), Aug. 11 Tnmt., Ashburn Summer Chess Camp III & Closed Tournament Ashburn Chess Center, 44927 George Washington Blvd. #120, Ashburn, VA 20147. Summer camp conducted by Russian trainer IM Nikolay Andri- anov, chess training degree holder from the Moscow Central Physical Culture & Sport Institute. Closed Tournament 4SS, G/61. Reg.: 9-9:30AM. Rd. 1 10AM. No half point byes. Top 3 qualify to Ashburn Round Robin Scholastic Tourney with winner going to Moscow, with participation at Moscow Open in February. More info at: www.ashburnchessclub.com
Aug. 18, Tracy Callis Jr. Memorial See Grand Prix.
Aug. 24-26 or 25-26, 44th annual Atlantic Open (DC) See Grand Prix.
Aug. 31, VA State Friday Night Blitz (QC) Open to all USCF members, not just Virginia residents. Same tournament location as the VA Closed (see TLA). 4 or 5-DblSS depending on number of players. EF: $25 if received by Aug 30, $35 thereafter and at door. Two sections, Open and Amateur (U1800). $$500 b/30 paid entries. Rd. 1 at 6:30 PM. Ent:Mail with payment to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: VA State Blitz, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693. Checks to “VIRGINIA CHESS”. Info: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
, 757-846-4805 or www.vachess.org/ 2012closed.ht
m. W, NS, NC.
A State Championship Event! A Heritage Event! Sept. 1-3, 76th Annual Virginia Closed State Championship 6-SS, 30/90, SD/1. Hilton Garden Inn Richmond-Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Rd., Glen Allen, VA (804) 521-2900. Conveniently located off I-295. Ask for chess rate and mention the Virginia Closed Chess Tournament. Reserve before 8/10 for $89 chess rate http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com
. Open to Virginia residents, military stationed in Virginia, and students attending any Virginia school or college (must show valid ID or other proof of Fall 2012 school enrollment). Annual VCF Business Meeting Sat Sep 1 from 10am-12 noon. $$2,825 b/75 paid entries. Two sections, Open and Amateur (U1800). Open $600-350-250, Top Expert & A $125 ea. Trophy to 1st, Top Exp & A. Amateur $500-300-175. Top C, D, U1200, Unr $100 each. Trophy to 1st, Top C, D, U1200. Trophies to top Senior (60+), Junior (U18) and Woman with 1pt added to their Open section scores. Reg.: Fri Aug 31, 3-6:00PM and Sat Sep 1, 8:30AM-12:15PM. Rds.: Sat 1 & 7; Sun 11 & 5; Mon 10 & 3:30. Two 1/2 pt byes available for Rds. 1-5 only, must declaire before start of Rd. 2. EF: $60 if received by Aug 30, $75 thereafter and on site. Re-entry allowed for Rd. 2 only at $30 with 1/2 pt bye. Ent:Mail payment to arrive by Aug 30 to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: VA Closed, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693. Checks to “VIRGINIA CHESS”. Info: email@example.com
, 757-846-4805, or www.va
m. W, NS, NC, FIDE. Chess Magnet School JGP.
Oct. 4-8, 5-8, 6-8 or 6-7, 3rd annual Continental Class Champi- onships
See Grand Prix. Washington
Aug. 4-5, 2012 U.S. Open Weekend Swiss See Grand Prix.
Aug. 4-5, 2012 U.S. Open Scholastic Tournament NOTE CHANGES: 5SS, Game 90, d/5 in Championship Sections, Game 30, d/5 in under sections. Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W 6th Street, Vancouver, WA98660. Self Parking $13.00, valet $17.00 per night. HR: $110 single/quad, 360-993-4500, reserve by July 12 or rate may increase. Four sections: High School/Junior High [K-12] Champi- onship Section; [K-12] U1200 Section, Elementary [K-6] Championship Section and [K-6] U1000 Section. Elementary is considered Grade 6 or under, Junior High, grades 7 to 9 and High School grades 10 to 12. Your grade is considered to be the one you are entering in the fall. Please note: If the sections are larger than expected, they may be split into multiple sections instead of one. EF: $25 before 7/29, $35 after or on site. Prizes: At least 5 trophies in each grouping: Top Five in the Junior High - High School section receive a trophy. Junior High Players [Gr. 7-9] Grouping; Top Five in the Junior High - High School section receive a tro- phy. Elementary Players [Gr. 4-6] Grouping: Top Five in the Elementary section receive a trophy. Primary Players [Gr. K-3] Grouping: Top Five in the Elementary section receive a trophy. Under Sections: High School Players Under 1200 [Gr. 10-12]: Top Five in the Junior High - High School section receive a trophy. Junior High Players Under 1200 [Gr. 7- 9] Grouping: Top Five in the Junior High - High School section receive a trophy. Elementary Players [Gr. 4-6] Under 100 Grouping: Top Five in the
Elementary section receive a trophy. Primary Players [Gr. K-3] Under 1000 Grouping: Top Five in Elementary section receive a trophy. Rounds: Please note that the Championship sections play both the 4th and 5th and the Under sections play only on the 4th. Championship Sections: 8/4 at 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM and 7:00 PM, 8/5 at 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM. Awards 8/5 at 5:30 PM. Under sections: 8/4 at 9:30 and 11:00 AM, 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00 PM. Awards: 8/4 at 6:00 PM. Half point byes: Limit 1, must commit before Round 2. Entry Fee: Online, $25 by July 29th, $35 after or on site. By mail, $25 postmarked by 7/29; do not mail after 7/29! By phone, $30 by 7/29, $40 by 8/3. No phone entries after 8/3 (close of business at the Office)! Registration At site closes August 4 at 8:30 AM. Any new or expired player that wants to play in an ‘Under’ section and does want to purchase a full year’s membership needs to email Phil Smith at phil firstname.lastname@example.org
in order to get the Early Entry Fee. These players will need to fill out an entry form at the site. All players in the Under sec- tions will get a three month extension to their membership. August official ratings used. Entries: USCF, ATTN: 2012 US Open Scholastic, PO Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557. Online entry: http://www.uschess.org/
tournaments/2012/scholastic/. Phone entry: 800-903-8723. No cell phones. Bring a clock -- none supplied. Sets/boards supplied for tour- nament but not for skittles. Please see the US Open TLA for side events, committee meetings, delegate meetings and other events held during the Open. Please check the U.S. Open Scholastic website often for updates, new information and corrections! http://www.uschess.org/
tournaments/2012/scholastic/. Chess Magnet School JGP for U.S. Open Scholastic Championship section.
Aug. 4-8, 2012 Trophies Plus U.S. Girls Junior Open Championship See Nationals.
Aug. 4-12, 7-12 or 9-12, 113th annual U.S. Open See Nationals.
Aug. 8-12, 2012 Women’s U.S. Open See Nationals.
Aug. 11, 2012 U.S. Open Blitz Championship (QC) See Grand Prix.
July 21, Beckley CC Open #6 4SS, G/60 d5. Beckley Art Gallery, 600 Johnstown Rd., Beckley, WV 25801. EF: $20.00. Prizes: based on entries. Bye: 1-3. Reg.: 8-8:45am. Rds.: 9, 11:15, 2, 4:15. NS. NC. Chess Magnet School JGP.
Aug.19,20thAnnualParkersburgHomecomingChess Tournament 4SS, G/60. Parkersburg Municipal Building, 2nd & Market Streets, Park- ersburg, WV 26101. 2 Sections: Open EF: $15 postmarked by 8/14, $20 at site, Trophy to First, $$ Based on Entries. One 1/2-pt Bye available in Rds 1-3 (request required prior to Rd 1). Non-Rated EF: $10, Trophies to 1st & 2nd. ALL: Reg. ends 9-9:45. Rds.: 10-12:45-3-5:15. Ent/Info: Patrick Kelly, 104 Iroquois Dr., Marietta, OH 45750, (740)374-0538, email@example.com
, NS, NC, W.
July 14-15, Milwaukee Summer Challenge 5SS, G/120. 4 Sections:Master/Expert (closed), U2000, U1500, U1000. Wyndham Milwaukee Airport Hotel, 4747 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, 414- 481-8000 (mention Southwest Chess Club for $79 room rate). EF: $40 All Sections (except U1000), U1000 Entry Fee: $25, all $5 more after 7/11. Prizes based on 40 total entries, $$ Master/Expert (closed section)=1st- $300, 2nd-$200, 3rd-$100. U2000=1st-$150, U1500=1st-$80, U1000=1st-$50. Reg.: 8:30-9:30. Rds.: Saturday, July 14: 10:00am- 2:30pm-7:00pm, Sunday July 15: 10:00am-2:30pm. ENT: Allen Becker, N112 W17033 Vista Ct., Apt. D, Germantown, WI 53022. Questions:TD Tom Fogec, 414-405-4207 (cell). Chess Magnet School JGP.
July 20-22 or 21-22, 5th annual Chicago Class (IL) See Grand Prix.
July 28-29, 36th Annual Green Bay Open See Grand Prix.
Aug. 17-19 or 18-19, 7th annual Indianapolis Open (IN) See Grand Prix.
A State Championship Event! Sept. 1-3, Marshall Rohland Memorial/WI Closed Championship Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI 53562. Open to state residents, past champions and students in WI schools. In 3 Sections, Premier: 6SS, 40/2,SD/1, EF: $38 by 8/29, $45 at site, USCF juniors $5 less. $$b/30: $350-200-150. “A” $100, U1800 $100. Traveling and permanent trophy to winner. $50 Kittsley Upset Prize (1 overall). Rds.: 12-7; 10-7; 10-3:30. Reserve: 6SS, 40/2,SD/1, Open to 1799 & under. EF: $23 by 8/29, $30 at site, USCF juniors $5 less. $$b/30: $200-100. Trophy to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1st “C”, 1st “D”, 1st U1200, 1st Unr., Traveling trophy to 1st. $50 Kittsley Upset Prize (1 overall). Rds.: 12-7; 10-7; 10-3:30. Scholastic: 5SS, G/90, Open to under 1800 & under age 19. EF: $16 by 8/29, $23 at site. Prizes:Trophies to top 3 and 1st HS, 1st MS and 1st Elementary. Medals to scores of 3 or more. Rds.: 9/1: 12-3:30-7, 9/2: 10-2. ALL: Checks payable to WCA. Reg.: 9/1 10:30-11:30am. WCA Membership Mtg 9/2 3:30pm. ENT: Guy Hoffman, 1305D Tompkins Dr., Madison, WI 53716 920-279-0701. INFO: firstname.lastname@example.org
. HR: $89 608-831-2000 Mention Chess. www.wischess.org
. NS. NC. W. Chess Magnet School JGP.
Oct. 12-14 or 13-14, 21st annual Midwest Class Championships (IL) See Grand Prix.
Oct. 24-28 or 26-28, Bahamas International & Amateur See Grand Prix.
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