This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
See previous issue for TLAs appearing March 1-14


APR. 16, Sunny Street Space City Monthly #6 4SS, G/60 d5. Hitachi Consulting Government Solutions Huntsville, 1500 Perimeter Pkwy NW, Suite 100, Huntsville, AL 35806. Hitachi is a secure building call Don Maddox (256783-5042) for entry upon arrival. McAllister’s just across the parking lot safe, easy walking distance. On-site Book & Equipment Sales provided by House of Staunton. Sponsors: Sunny Street Cafe and House of Staunton. EF: $30 by April 8, 2016 - $45 onsite. No checks onsite. Memb. Req’d: $15. OSA. $$b/25: $225-155-95. Reg.: 9:30 am April 16, 2016. Deadline Apr 8, 2016. Rds.: 10:00 am 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 6:00 pm. Half—point byes available for Rounds 1-2 if requested before 8 Apr 2016. Players Meeting 9:45 am, Apr 16, 2016. ENT: Huntsville/Space City Chess Club, 13082 Virginia Ct., Madison AL 35756. 256-783-5042. http:// newquii.com/store/. INFO: Don Maddox ddmad- dox@hotmail.com. DIR: Off Hwy 72 & Research Park on the right behind McAllister’s. http:// newquii.com/store/. Space City Chess Club: Madison and Huntsville have consolidated into a single club, meeting at 6 pm on Mondays at Sunny Street Caf , 7143 B Hwy 72 West, Madison, AL 35758. In addition to monthly tournaments, SCCC hosts weekly club- rated MadVille Quads (G/25 d5) during regular Monday meetings (Kids Quads start at 5:30 pm; Adults at 7:00 pm). SCCC is dedicated to providing local players with a steady, convenient, and safe local venue. Club stays open as long as players want to play. Check us out. W.


APR. 29-MAY 1 OR APR. 30-MAY 1, 2016 Phillip Taylor Geor- gia State Championship (GA)


See Grand Prix. ARIZONA


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! Tuesday Night Open 4 or 5 round, USCF rated tournament. ROUND TIMES: 7:00pm. One game every Tuesday of the month.Time Control: 40/120,SD/60 d5. PRIZES: 1st Place and Class Prizes based on number of entries. ENTRY FEE: $45. TO REGISTER: chessemporium.com, call 602-482-4867. SITE: 10801 N. 32nd St., Suite 6, Phoenix, AZ 85028.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! MAR. 19-20, Bobby Fischer Memorial Swiss 4SS, 30/90, 25/60, 25/60 d0. No Sudden Death! Pan Asian Community Center, 940 S. Craycroft, Tucson, AZ 85711. Open to Must be 18 years old or older to play in this tournament. EF: $25 at the door. No late fees. Prizes: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Trophy to winner of the Bobby Fischer Trivia contest. Details at www.events4chess.com. Reg.: Sat: 9AM to 9:45. Rds.: Sat. & Sun. 10AM & 3:30. Tie Breaks: Cumulative, Solkoff, Median. INFO:Morry Holland (520) 358-5841, Ed Yetman Desert- paradise@hotmail.com. www.Events4chess.com.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! APR. 16-17, Leonard Nimoy Memorial Swiss 4SS, 30/90, 25/60, 25/60 d0. No Sudden Death! Pan Asian Community Center, 940 S. Craycroft, Tucson, AZ 85711. Open to Must be 18 years old or older to play in this tournament. EF: $25 at the door. No late fees. Prizes: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Trophy to winner of the Leonard Nimoy Trivia contest. Details at www.events4chess.com. Reg.: Sat: 9AM to 9:45. Rds.: Sat. & Sun. 10AM & 3:30. Tie Breaks: Cumulative, Solkoff, Median. INFO:Morry Holland (520) 358-5841, Ed Yetman Desert- paradise@hotmail.com. www.Events4chess.com.


MAY 28-30, 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship West See Nationals.


JUNE 22-23, 2016 U.S. Women’s Open (NV) See Nationals.


JUNE 24-26 OR 25-26, 2016 National Open (NV) See Nationals.


JUNE 25-26, International Youth Championship (NV) See Nevada.


JUNE 27, 2016 U.S. Game/10 Championship (QC) (NV) See Nationals.


ARKANSAS


MAR. 18-20 OR 19-20, Lone Star Open (TX) See Grand Prix.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! MAR. 19-20, Arkansas Open 5-SS, G/90+30spm. Mt. Sequoyah Retreat Center, 150 N. Skyline Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701. 1-479-443-4531 or 800-760-8126. Call M-F 9-5. Cottage Cabins $70. EF: $40 by 3/17, $45 at door. Reg.: 8:30-9:15 Sat AM; Rds. 9:30-2-6; 9-1. $$ (b/35) 250-150; A,B,C,D & below each 120 (min. 3 in class); 1 half pt. bye rds. 1-5 (declared before 3rd rd. pairings). TD/Entries: Les Kline, 801 N. Rush Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701; cl_kline@sbcglobal.net; 479-595-5720.


CALIFORNIA, NORTHERN


A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix! A State Championship Event! MAR. 19-20, 41st CalChess State Scholastics Championship 2016 Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy., CA 95054. Park free. Prizes: Trophies to top 20 players w + score & top 5 teams and top 5 clubs (in ea section). Medals to all. In case of ties, tiebreaks will det place. Sections based on grades and rating. Sched: 1-day event for all u800 sections: KG, K-Gr3 Rookie(unr), K-Gr3 Beginner(u500), K-Gr3 JV(500-799),: Sa only 5SSxG/30 d5: Rds.: 9:30a, 11:30n, 1:30p, 3p, 4:30p. K-Gr6 Rookie(unr), K-Gr6 Beginner(u500), K-Gr6 JV(500-799), K-Gr8 Beginner(u800), K-Gr12 Beginner(u800): Su only 5SSxG/30 d5: Rds.: 9:30a, 11:30n, 1:30p, 3p, 4:30p. 2-day event


for sections: K-Gr3 Champ (800+), K-Gr5 Champ (800+), K-Gr6 Champ (800+), K-Gr8 JV (800-1199), K-Gr8 Champ (1200+), K-Gr12 JV (800- 1599), K-Gr12 Champ(1600+): Sa+Su 6SSxG/75 d5. Rds.: Sat & Sun 9a, 12n, 3p. Side-event: Blitz: KG-Gr3, Gr4-6, Gr 6-8, Gr 9-12: G/5 d0; Sat 6-8p. Bughouse: (G/5 d0) Su 6-8p. EF by 3/1: 1-day $52, 2- day $65. Playup: +20, Late Fee: +10 after 3/1, +20 after 3/14, Onsite: +$40. Change Fee: $10 after 3/1, $20 after 3/14, $30 onsite. Blitz/Bughouse: $12. Tshirt: $15 preordered. Register: Online: www.bayareachess.com/my/states until Friday 3/18 noon! Onsite 7:30-8am! No on-site registration after 8AM. CalChess & USCF membership reqrd except KG, Gr1-3 Rookie. Mar 16 Supp & TD disc to place players. Info/reg: bayareachess.com/states. Quest: ask@BayAreaChess.com. USCF+CalChess Mem reqd. W.


MAR. 27, San Jose Kids Quads (PK-12; 3xG/30 d5) 2050 Concord Drive #42, San Jose, CA 95131. Trophies: Players w/plus score. Sched: Required Check-in 1:30-2p. Games: 2-5p. EF: 29, 44 after 3/25. Info: BayAreaChess.com/signature. W.


APR. 2, Pleasanton Pawn Promotion - G/90 (3SS, G/90 d5) Sheraton Pleasanton, 5990 Stoneridge Mall Rd., Pleasanton, CA 94588. Prizes: $1,300 b/50. 60% guar. 1900+: $200-100-100, u2000 50-50. 1500-1899: $200-100, u1600 50-50. u1500: $200-100, u1200 50-50. Apr 16 Supp & TD disc. Sched: Reg.: 9-9:15. Rds.: 9:30a-12:50p-4:15p. EF: 48, Econ 33 w 1/2 prz. after 3/30 +15, playup +25, Rtd 2200+ $0 by 3/24. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/grandprix. W.


APR. 3, Bay Area Cupertino Quads (PK-12; 3xG/30 d5) Courtyard Marriott, Cupertino, CA 95014. Trophies: Players w +score. Sched: Reqrd. Check-in 1:30-2p. Games: 2:15-5p. EF: 29, 44 after 4/1. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/signature. W.


APR. 3, Bay Area Cupertino Swiss (PK-12; 4SS, G/30 d5) Courtyard Marriott, Cupertino, CA 95014. Trophies: players w + score. Sched: Reg. 9:30-9:45a. Games: 10a - 1:30p. EF: 34, 49 after 4/1. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/signature. W.


APR. 9, Sacramento Chess4Less Quads (PK-12; 3xG/30 d5) Courtyard Marriott, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Trophies: Players w/plus score. Sched: Reqrd. Check-in 1:30-2p. Games: 2:30-5p. EF: 24, 39 after 4/7. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/signature. W.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! APR. 9, Sacramento $uper$wiss (4SS, G/61 d5) Courtyard Marriott, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Prizes: $600 b/36. 1700+: $150-100, u1900 50. u1700: $150-100, u1600 50. Apr 16 Supp & TD disc. Sched: Reg.: 9-9:15. Rds.: 9:30 11:50 2:30 5. EF: 48, Econ 33 1/2 prz., after 4/15 +15, playup +25, Rated 2200+ $0 by 4/1. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/grandprix. W.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! APR. 9-10, Barber Qualifier (K-Gr8) For 1800+ players, 5SS, G/90+30 2050 Concourse Drive #42, San Jose, CA 95131. Sched: Reg.: 9:15- 9:45a, Rds.: 1-3 Sat 10a, 1:30p, 5p, Rds. 4-5 Sun 10a, 1:30p. 1 Section: 1800+ (FIDE rated). Prizes: $650 Guaranteed: $300-200-100-50. $300 to first place provided he/she completes Barber tournament as Northern California Representative. 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100; 4th: $50. EF: $54, after 3/21 +15. Apr 16 Supp used for pairing & TD disc. Info: BayAreaChess.com/barber.


APR. 10, Bay Area Fremont Quads (PK-12; 3xG/30 d5) Courtyard Marriott, Fremont, CA 94538. Trophies: Players w + score. Sched: Reqrd. Check-in 1:30-2p. Games: 2:15-5p. EF: 29, 44 after 4/8. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/signature. W.


APR. 10, Bay Area Fremont Swiss (PK-12; 4SS, G/30 d5) Courtyard Marriott, Fremont, CA 94538. Trophies: players w + score. Sched: Reg. 9:30-9:45a. Games: 10a - 1:30p. EF: 34, 49 after 4/8. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/signature. W.


APR. 10, Milpitas Luper$wiss (3SS, G/90 d5) 1639A S. Main St., Milpitas, CA 95035. Prizes: $1,300 b/50. 60% guar. 1900+: $200-100-100, u2000 50-50. 1500-1899: $200-100, u1600 50-50. u1500: $200-100, u1200 50-50. Apr 16 Supp & TD disc. Sched:Reg.: 9-9:15. Rds.: 9:30-12:50-4:15. EF: 48, Econ 33 w 1/2 prz. after 4/7 +15, playup +25, Rtd 2200+ $0 by 4/1. Info: http://BayAreaChess.com/grandprix.


APR. 23-24, 11th Annual Frank Doyle Open See Grand Prix.


JUNE 22-23, 2016 U.S. Women’s Open (NV) See Nationals.


JUNE 24-26 OR 25-26, 2016 National Open (NV) See Nationals.


JUNE 25-26, International Youth Championship (NV) See Nevada.


JUNE 27, 2016 U.S. Game/10 Championship (QC) (NV) See Nationals.


AUG. 13-17, 5th Annual Washington International (MD) See Grand Prix.


CALIFORNIA, SOUTHERN


THE LOS ANGELES CHESS CLUB The Most Active Club on the West Coast! (310) 795-5710. * LACC: www.LAChessClub.com; VCC: www.ValleyChess- Club.com; Contact email: Mick@LAChessClub.com; Saturdays: 10am-10 pm (Beg & Interm. classes + 3 Tournaments). Sundays: 11 am -7 pm (Junior class + 2 Tournaments) – Details on our web site. Tuesdays: 7:30-9:30 pm (Advance Lecture). 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025. (4 blocks W of 405, SW corner of Santa Monica & Butler * 2nd Floor – above Javan Restaurant) Group Classes * Tournaments * Private (1:1) Lessons. Note: We added a new club in the valley!


Alec’s Chess Club www.alecschessclub.com. 818-220-0257. Tournaments for KIDS on Sat- urdays or Sundays 12-4pm weekly. Includes free class! Tournaments for ADULTS on Saturdays 5-9pm (G/30 d5) and 9-11pm (Blitz). Private Classes available by appointment. Located at 4418 Simpson Ave., #5, Valley Village, CA 91607. YOUR FIRST TOURNAMENT IS FREE! Please contact Alec with any questions at alecnspencer@hotmail.com or on our website at www.alecschessclub.com.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! MAR. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, LACC - Saturday & Sunday G/61 6SS, G/61 d5. 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., LA 90025, 2nd fl. EF: $60 ($40 LACC memb; No prizes 1/2; second child 1/2). Reg.: 11-12 pm. Rds.: 12, 2, 4 pm each day. 1-day option: $30/$20. Prizes: 1/2 collections. Parking: Free at BoA & basement. Info: 310/795-5710 or www.LAChessClub.com.


MAR. 5, 12, 19, 26, LACC - Every Saturday Chess 4 JRS 4 separate events- 5SS, G/30 d0. 11514 Santa Monica Blvd. & Butler LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4 blocks West of 405. EF: $30 ($20 LACC memb, No prize 1/2, siblings 1/2, Free new LACC members). Reg.: 12-1 pm. Rds.: 1pm & asap; done by 4. Prizes: Trophies & medals; All players receive prizes! Parking: Free on streets & BoA. Free pizzas & juices. Info: (310) 795-5710 or www.LAChessClub.com orMick@LAChessClub.com.


MAR. 5, 12, 19, 26, LACC - Saturday Nite Blitzathon (BLZ) 4 separate events- 7DSS, G/5/d0 (14 Games). 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4 blks W of 405. EF: $20 ($15 LACC memb). Blitz-rated. No prizes $10. Reg.: 6-6:30 pm. Rds.: 6:30, 6:55, 7:20, 7:45, 8:10, 8:35, 9 pm. Prizes: 1/2 collections. Parking: Free on streets & BoA. Info: 310/795-5710 or www.LAChessClub.com.


MAR. 6, 13, 20, 27, LACC - Every Sunday Chess 4 JRS 4 separate events- 5SS, G/30 d0. 11514 Santa Monica Blvd. & Butler LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4 blocks West of 405. EF: $30 ($20 LACC memb, No prize 1/2, siblings 1/2, Free new LACC members). Reg.: 12-1 pm. Rds.: 1pm & asap; done by 4. Prizes: Trophies & medals; All players receive prizes! Parking: Free on streets & BoA. Free pizzas & juices. Info: (310) 795-5710 or www.LAChessClub.com orMick@LAChessClub.com.


MAR. 6, 13, 20, 27, LACC - Sunday Nite Blitzathon (BLZ) 4 separate events- 5DSS, G/5/d0 (10 Games). 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4 blks W of 405. EF: $20 ($15 LACC memb). Blitz-rated. No prizes $10. Reg.: 6-6:30 pm. Rds.: 6:30, 6:55, 7:20, 7:45, 8:10 pm. Prizes: 1/2 collections. Parking: Free on streets & BoA. Info: 310/795-5710 or www.LAChessClub.com.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! MAR. 7, 14, 21, 28, Santa Monica Bay Chess Club Championship MONDAY EVENINGS; (4-SS, G/1:55 d5) Cash prizes. Guaranteed Open prizes: $150-125-100; Class prizes based on entries. St. Andrew’s Church, 11555 National Blvd., WLA, 90064. EF: $25 - Club members, $40 - non-members. Reg.: 7-7:10 p.m. Rds.: 7:10-11:00 p.m., USCF rated. Free parking. Free coffee. INFO: (310) 827-2789.


MAR. 26-27, 2016 Smyslov Memorial See Grand Prix.


MAY 28, MDC Scholastics 5-SS, G/30 d2. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2280 South Haven Ave., Ontario, CA 91761. Open to gr. 12-below. In two sections: Open: Trophies to top 5, top 3 U1200, top 2 Unrated. Grade 6/below U1000: Trophies to top 5, top 3 U700, top 2 Unrated. Reg.: 8:30-9. Rds: 9:30- 10:45-12:30-1:45-3. EF: $16 if received by 5/26, $20 door, SCCF membership required (13$ youth with print mag, $3 youth w/o mag) Info: contactashok.21@gmail.com On-line ent: www.scchess.com. Ent: SCCF, 12714 Bloomfield Ave., Apt. #178, Norwalk, CA 90650.


MAY 28-30 OR 29-30, 2016 Lina Grumette Memorial Day Classic See Grand Prix.


MAY 29, MDC Hexes 3-SS, G/90 d2. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2280 South Haven Ave., Ontario, CA 91761. 8-player sections by rating. EF: $21 if received by 5/27, $24 door. $$ 40-20-10 each section. Reg.: 9:30-10 a.m. Rds: 10:15-1:45-5:30. Ent: SCCF, 12714 Bloomfield Ave., Apt. #178, Norwalk, CA 90650. On-line entry: www.scchess.com.


MAY 30, MDC Action Swiss 5-SS, G/30 d2. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2280 South Haven Ave., Ontario, CA 91761. $500 b/40, else proportional: $150-70-40, U2100/ Unr $80, U1800 $80, Under 1500 $80. EF: $20 if received by 5/27, $25 at door. Reg.: 9:30-10 a.m. Rds: 10:15-11:30-1:15-2:30-3:45. Ent: SCCF, 12714 Bloomfield Ave., Apt. #178, Norwalk, CA 90650. On line entry: www.scchess.com.


JUNE 22-23, 2016 U.S. Women’s Open (NV) See Nationals.


JUNE 24-26 OR 25-26, 2016 National Open (NV) See Nationals.


JUNE 25-26, International Youth Championship (NV) See Nevada.


JUNE 27, 2016 U.S. Game/10 Championship (QC) (NV) See Nationals.


JULY 2-4, Pacific Southwest Open See Grand Prix.


AUG. 13-17, 5th Annual Washington International (MD) See Grand Prix.


COLORADO


APR. 16-17, 2016 Denver Open See Grand Prix.


JUNE 22-23, 2016 U.S. Women’s Open (NV) See Nationals.


www.uschess.org 63


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72  |  Page 73  |  Page 74  |  Page 75  |  Page 76  |  Page 77  |  Page 78  |  Page 79  |  Page 80