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Tournament Life / March


JULY 15-17 OR 16-17, 9th annual Chicago Class (IL) See Grand Prix.


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


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


OREGON


APR. 2-3, Southern Oregon Chess 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.


PENNSYLVANIA North Penn Chess Club Main & Richardson, Lansdale, PA. See www.northpennchessclub.org for schedules & info or 215-699-8418.


MAR. 11-13 OR 12-13, 17th annual Pittsburgh Open See Grand Prix.


A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix! MAR. 18, APR. 1, 15, 29, MAY 13, 20, 68th Annual Lancaster County Championship 6-SS, 40/120, SD30 d10. This historic, friendly and unique event is open to all players! EF: $35 online, $40 after 3/16 on-site. $$800 b/30 else in proportion Open/Unrated: 200-100-50 u1800: 120-60 u1400: 100-50 u1000: 80-40. Rds.: 6:00pm Byes: Limit 2, Must be requested at registration or before end of Round 2. Reg.: Online at www.lancasterchess.com. On-site Ends 6:00pm on 4/1 (may register late with 1/2 point bye). Site: Lancaster Country Day School, Rm. 111, 725 Hamilton Rd., Lancaster, PA 17603 (park in Hamilton Rd. lot, not at


lower school). Hotel Rates available! Contact: Jere Cassidy, www.lan- casterchess.com, 717-431-0199. Email: jere@lancasterchess.com.


MAR. 19, 15th Horizons for Youth Spring Scholastic/RBO $375 GTD 5SS, G/30 d5. Northampton Com. College, 3835 Green Pond Rd., Main Campus, Coll. Ctr. Bldg., Bethlehem, PA 18020. Reg.:8-9a. Rds.: 9:30 & ASAP. 2 Events:1) Open and U1200. 2) Age-Based, Non-Rated under 14 yrs. EF: $34 by12p, 3/17, $39 after. Prizes: OPEN,$200-1st place, $100-2nd place,Trophys-1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, U14. U1200 $75-1st place, Trophys-1st, 2nd, 3rd, U10, U8, U6, UNR, OPEN TIE (Blitzoff), Non- Rated Trophys b/o age. www.northampton.edu/chess/ (Online only). Info: 610-861-4120/sazrinski@gmail.com.


MAR. 23-27, 24-27, 25-27 OR 26-27, 10th annual Philadelphia Open


See Grand Prix.


MAR. 26, PCL March Quick Quads (QC) 3RR, G/15d3. Wm. Pitt Union, Univ. of Pittsburgh, 5th Ave. & Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15213. EF: $10, $7 Jrs. $20 to 1st/quad. Reg.: 11- 11:15am. Info: martinak_tom_m@hotmail.com, 412-908-0286. W.


APR. 2, 2016 PA State Game/29 Championship (QC) See Grand Prix.


APR. 2, W.Chester 1st Sat. Quads Our 27th year! 3RR, Game/80 d5. 2nd Presbyterian Church, 114 S. Walnut St., West Chester, PA. EF: $20; $40, $50 for 3-0. Reg.: 9am. Rds.: 9:40, 1:00, 4:00. Info: WCCC1975@gmail.com.


APR. 3, PCL April Quick Quads (QC) 3RR, G/15 d3. O’Hara Student Center, Univ. of Pitt., 4024 O’Hara St., Pittsburgh PA 15213. EF: $10, $7 Jrs. $20 to 1st/quad. Reg.: 11-11:15am. Info: martinak_tom_m@hotmail.com, 412-908-0286. W.


APR. 9, MasterMinds CC Swiss/Quads Lenfest Center, 3890 N. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19140. Quads: 3RR, G/85 d5. EF: $30 cash; winner $100. Reg. ends 9AM. Rd. 9:30, 1, 4. Scholastic: 4SS, K-12 Open, K-8 U1200, K-6 U800, K-3 U500 G/40 d5, EF: $5 rec’d by Thurs. before, $15 on site. Reg. ends 9AM. Rd. 1 10AM then asap. Mail Ent: payable to MasterMinds CC, 36 E. Hortter St., Philadelphia, PA 19119. Info: mastermindschess.org or brad@mastermindschess.org


APR. 22-24 OR 23-24, 25th annual Eastern Class Championships (MA)


See Grand Prix.


APR. 29-MAY 1 OR APR. 30-MAY 1, Maryland Open (MD) See Grand Prix.


APR. 29-MAY 1 OR APR. 30-MAY 1, 13th Annual Great Lakes Chess Open - Battle Creek, Michigan (MI)


See Grand Prix.


APR. 30, 2nd Annual LVCA Bruce Alberston Memorial $1050 Gtd-RBO See Grand Prix.


JUNE 17-19 OR 18-19, 5th annual Continental Class Championships (VA)


See Grand Prix.


JUNE 30-JULY 4, JULY 1-4 OR 2-4, 44th Annual World Open See Grand Prix.


JULY 5-7, 5th annual World Open Women’s Championship See Grand Prix.


JULY 5-10, 10th annual Philadelphia International See Grand Prix.


JULY 6-10 OR 8-10, World Open Senior See Grand Prix.


US Chess Junior Grand Prix! JULY 9-10, 8th annual World Open Under 13 Championship 6SS, G/60 d10. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown (see World Open for location, rates). Open to all born after 7/10/03. In 4 sections. Open Section: Trophies to top 10, 1st C, Under 1400/Unr; free entry in all CCA tournaments 7/15/16-12/31/16 to 1st. Under 1400 Section: Tro- phies to top 10, 1st Under 1200, Unrated; free entry in all CCA tournaments 7/15/16-9/30/16 to 1st. Under 1000 Section: Trophies to top 10, 1st Under 800, Unrated; free entry in all CCA tournaments 7/15/16-9/30/16 to 1st. Under 600 Section: Trophies to top 10, 1st Under 400, top 3 Unrated; free entry in all CCA tournaments 7/15/16- 9/30/16 to 1st. EF: $42 online at chessaction.com by 7/7, $45 mailed by 6/15, $50 at site. US Chess membership required. Special 1 year dues with magazine: Online with entry, $22 with Chess Life, $15 with Chess Life for Kids. Mailed or at site, $25 with Chess Life, $17 with Chess Life for kids. Reg. 7/9 to 10 am, rds. Sat. 11-2-5, Sun. 10-1-4. Up to 2 half point byes allowed, must commit before rd. 3. Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, PO Box 8482, Pelham, NY 10803. Questions: chesstour.com, chesstour.info, DirectorAtChess.US, 347- 201-2269. $15 service charge for refunds.


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


RHODE ISLAND


APR. 22-24 OR 23-24, 25th annual Eastern Class Championships (MA) See Grand Prix.


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