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3-day late reg. ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:45 pm. 2-day late reg. ends Sat. 10:30 am, rds Sat 11 am, 2:15 pm& 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am& 3:45 pm. Half point byes OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2. HR: $87-87, 860-627-5311, reserve by 11/25 or ratemay increase. Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633 or reserve car online through chesstour.com. Ent: Continental Chess, PO Box 249, SalisburyMills, NY 12577 (chesstour.com, Director@Chess.US). Advance entries will be posted at chesstour.com. $15 service charge for refunds. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Dec. 9-11 or 10-11, New England Senior Open 5SS, 40/100, SD/1 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/70). Sheraton Hotel, 1 Bradley Airport (visible at airport entrance),Windsor Locks, CT 06096 (I- 91 Exit 40 to Rt 20). Free parking, free airport shuttle. Open to all born before (not after) 12/12/61; no residence requirements. Prizes $2000 based on 40 paid entries, else in proportion except $1000 minimum guaranteed: $600-300-200, Under 2010/Unr $300, Under 1810/Unr $250, Under 1610/Unr $200, Under 1410 $150. EF: 3-day $68, 2-day $67 mailed by 12/1, $70 online at chesstour.comby 12/7, $75 phoned to 406- 896-2038 by 12/7 (entry only, no questions), $80 at site. Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid with entry- online at chess- tour.com, Adult (under 65) $30, Senior (65/up) $20. Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Senior $30. 3-day late reg. ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:45 pm. 2-day late reg. ends Sat. 10:30 am, rds Sat 11 am, 2:15 pm& 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am& 3:45 pm. Half point byes OK all, limit 1 bye,must commit before rd 2. HR: $87- 87, 860-627-5311, reserve by 11/25 or rate may increase. Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633 or reserve car online through chess- tour.com. Ent: Continental Chess, PO Box 249, SalisburyMills, NY 12577. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: DirectorAtChess.US. Advance entries will be posted at chesstour.com.


Dec. 10-11, 8th annual New England Scholastic Championships 7SS, G/65. Sheraton Hotel, 1 Bradley Airport (visible at airport entrance), Windsor Locks, CT 06096 (I-91 Exit 40 to Rt. 20). Free parking, free air- port shuttle. Open to all K-12 students; New England titles limited to players & teams from schools in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT.Team prizes based on top 4 scores from school combined. Teams of 2 or 3 players allowed, but are at a disadvantage. In 5 sections: High School (K-12), Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-5), Primary (K-2), Scholastic Novice (K-9 under 700 or unrated). Players face only those in their section. EF: HS $42.50,Middle School $42.40, Elem$42.30, Primary $42.20, Scholas- tic Novice $42.10 if mailed by 12/1, all $43 online at chesstour.com by 12/5, $60 at site. Special 1 year USCF dues with papermagazine if paidwith entry- online at chesstour.com,Young Adult (age 24/below) $20, Scholastic (age 12/below) $12.Mailed, phoned or paid at site,Young Adult $25, Scholastic $15. Trophies to top 8 players, top 4 teams, top 3 unrated in each section, top D, E, U1000, U800 (HS), E, U1000, U800 (MS), U1000, U800, U600 (Elem), U700, U500, U300 (Primary), U500, U300 (Scholastic Novice). Free entry in all Continental Chess Association Swiss tournaments until 5/15/11 to top New England player each sec- tion. Late reg. ends Sat 9 am, rds Sat 10, 1, 3:45 & 6:30, Sun 9, 12 & 2:45. Awards Sun 5:30 pm. Half point byes allowed any round, limit 2 byes, must commit before rd 2. HR: $87-87, 860-627-5311, reserve by 11/25 or rate may increase. Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633 or reserve car online through chesstour.com. Ent: Continental Chess, PO Box 249, Salisbury Mills, NY 12577. Questions: chesstour at aol.com, www.chesstour.com, 845-496-9658. Include school, grade, birth date, USCF ID, address of each player. Advance entries will be posted at chess- tour.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Dec. 27-29 or 28-29, 30th annual Empire City Open (NY) See Grand Prix.


Delaware


Sep. 3, New Jersey K-8 State Championship (NJ) See New Jersey.


Sept. 3-5 or 4-5, 65th Annual New Jersey Open Championship (NJ) See Grand Prix.


District of Columbia


Aug. 26-28 or 27-28, 43rd annual Atlantic Open See Grand Prix.


Sep. 11,Metro Sunday Quads 3-RR, G/90. U.S. Chess Center, 1501MSt. NW. EF: $20. $$ $40 each quad. Scholastic sections. EF: $10,Trophy prizes. Both: Reg.: 9:15-9:50. Rds.: 10-1-4. (202) 857-4922. www.chessctr.org./quads.php.


Oct. 6-10, 7-10, 8-10, 6-9, 7-9 or 8-9, 2nd annual Continental Class Championships (VA) See Grand Prix.


Florida


Boca Raton Chess Club Friday nights, Game 90 Tournament, one game a week for 4 weeks. www.bocachess.com, 561-479-0351. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 13, FCA CF Regional QC Qualifier (QC) 5SS, G/29 (G/25, T/D5). Casselberry Chess Club (CCC),Wirz Park, 806 Mark David Blvd., Casselberry, FL 32707. EF $30, CFCC/CCCmbr $25,Mas- ters free (EF deducted from any prize). FCA mbr reqd -$20/2Yr. $$680 b/25, 260*-100-80, Classes B, C, D/under 80 ea. Reg.: 9:30am. Rds.: 10, 11:15, break, 1:30, 2:45, 4:00. (*$100 withheld & given to CF participant in FCA Playoff in Naples.). Ent: CFCC, 921 N. Thistle Ln., Maitland, FL 32751. Info: (407) 629-6946 or www.centralflchess.org.


Sept. 3-5, Arnold Denker Florida State Championship See Grand Prix.


Sep. 24, CFCC Quick-Chess (QC) 4SS, G/29 (G/25, T/D5). Casselberry Chess Club (CCC),Wirz Park, 806 Mark David Blvd., Casselberry, FL 32707. EF: $30, CFCC/CCC mbr $25,


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Masters free (EF deducted from any prize). $$480 b/25, 160-80-60, Classes B, C, D/under 60 ea. Reg.: 9:30am. Rds.: 10, 11:15, break, 1:30, 2:45. Ent: CFCC, 921 N.Thistle Ln.,Maitland, FL 32751. Info: (407) 629-6946 or www.centralflchess.org.


Oct. 9, Celebrate National Chess Day at The Weiss School 4th Annual Scholastic Located at 4176 Burns Rd., PalmBeach Gardens, FL 33410. K-12, 5 Divi- sions, 5-SS, G/30, Sunday, 10/09/11.Trophies forTop 10 Players andTop 5 Teams in each Division. THE FIRST 100 PAID PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL. For more info see: www.palm beachchessclub.info or call President/TD John Dockery at 561-762- 3377.


Georgia


Aug. 13, 2011 Atlanta G/1 Championship 4-SS, G/1. Atlanta Chess Center, 3155A East Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079. In 3 sections: Open: EF: $23. ($420 b/30): $150- 90-60, u1800, u1600 each $60. Under 1400: EF: (not part of base) Trophies to top 4, top u1200. Under 1000: EF: $16 (not part of base)Tro- phies to top 4, top u800. Reg.: 9:30-10:30 a.m. sharp! Rds.: 11-1:30- 4-6:30. Info: atlantachess@yahoo.com. or (404)-377-4400. Enter: Same as above. www.atlantachessclub.com.


Aug. 14, 2011 Atlanta August Under 1600 Championship 4-SS, G/30. Atlanta Chess Center, 3155A East Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079. EF: $20 if received by 8/13; $25 at site. $$(b/29): 125-75-50, u1300-$75, u1100- $75. Reg.: 9:30-11 a.m. Rds.: 11:30-1-2:30- 4. Info: (404)-377-4400 or atlantachess@yahoo.com. Enter: Same as above. www.atlantachessclub.com.


Aug. 21, 2011 Atlanta August Scholastic 4-SS, G/30. Atlanta Chess Center, 3155A East Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079. In 5 sections: High School: 9-12,Middle School: K-8, Elementary: K-6, Primary: K-3, and K-1. EF: $22 if received by 8/20; $25 at site.Trophies toTop 4 and Unrated each section based on 12. Reg.: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Rds.: 1st at 12:30 p.m., then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round is completed. Info: (404)-377-4400 or atlantachess@yahoo.com. Enter: Same as above.


Aug. 26-28 or 27-28, 2011 Boris Kogan Memorial See Grand Prix.


Sept. 3, 2011 Atlanta September Scholastic 4-SS, G/30. Atlanta Chess Center, 3155A East Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079. In 4 sections: High School: 9-12,Middle School: K-8, Elementary: K-6, Primary K-3. EF: $20 if received by 9/02; $25 at site.Trophies toTop 4, Girl, Unrated each section based on 15. Reg.: 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Rds.: 12:15 p.m., then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round is completed. Info: (404)-377-4400 or atlantachess@yahoo. com. Enter: Same as above.


Sept. 11, 2011 Atlanta September G/45 4-SS, G/45. Atlanta Chess Center, 3155A East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Scottdale, GA 30079. In 2 sections: Open: $23 ($540 b/37): $150-90-60; u1900, u1700, u1500, u1300 each $60. Under 1100: EF: $17 (not part of base).Trophies to top 5. Reg.: 9:30-10:30 a.m. sharp! Rounds: 11-1- 3-5. Info: atlantachess@yahoo.com or (404)-377-4400. Enter: Same as above. www.atlantachessclub.com.


Sept. 23-25 or 24-25, 42nd Annual Southern Congress See Grand Prix.


Idaho


Aug. 27, Utah Amateur Championship (UT) See Utah.


Sept. 24, 2011 Eastern Idaho Open 4SS, G/60 rnds 1 & 2, G/90 rnds 3 & 4. 2 Sections: Open and Reserve (U1400). Site: ISU, Student Un Bldg., Salmon River Suites, 1065 S. 8th St., Pocatello, ID. EF: USCFmemreq., $30 (U18 & 60+$25), by 9/17/11, $35 (all) after. Reg & Ck in: 7:30-8:30 AM 09/24. If not ckd in & pd by 8:30,may not be paired in 1st rnd. RDS.: 9, 11:15, 2, 5:15. 1/2 pt byes: 1 only, Rnd 1-3 only.Must commit to all byes before the round is paired. Prizes: $$ b/30; Open: $200-100-75; Reserve: $75-50-25.HR/ENT/INFO: ICA,%Jay Simonson, 391 Carol Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83401, 208-206-7667, rooknjay@yahoo.com, http://www.idahochessassociation.org. NC. NS. W. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Illinois


Aug. 12-14 or 13-14, 6th annual Indianapolis Open (IN) See Grand Prix.


Aug. 13,Members Only Special Event North Shore Chess Center, 5500WestTouhy Ave., Suite A, Skokie, IL 60077. 847.423.8626. Open only to members of the North Shore Chess Center. Free simultaneous exhibition and lecture with a local master. Starts at 4pm. Additional questions: sevan@nachess.org. For a complete list- ing of events visit http://www.nachess.org/events.


Aug. 14, 68th Knights Quest 4ss, Game/30. Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, 933 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL. Sections: Open (K-12 & Adults), U1400 (K-12 & Adults), U1000 (K-12) & U600 (K-12). Awards: Top five each section, medals all others. EF: $25 by 8/8, $30 after. Rds.: 1 at 1:00 pm, rest ASAP. Ent: Renaissance Knights, PO Box 1074, Northbrook, IL 60065. Online Ent/Info: www.rknights.org, 847-526-9025. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together.


Aug. 19-21, 6th North American Amateur Open 5R-SS, G/90+30/sec increment. North Shore Chess Center, 5500West Touhy Ave., Suite A, Skokie, IL 60077. 847.423.8626. Open to playerswith any established FIDE rating or an established USCF rating of 1600+. All participants compete in a single section. EF: $40 for non-members of the chess center, $30 formembers of the chess center received by 8/18. All $10 more onsite. Onsite registration - up to 15 minutes prior to round 1


or round 2. If registering prior to round 2, you will receive a half-point bye for round 1. Round times: Friday - 7:00pm, Saturday 12pmand 6pm, Sunday 11am and 5pm. Half-point byes available in any round. Prizes: 1st - $60 Best Buy Gift Card, 2nd - $30 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, 3rd - $15 Starbucks Gift Card. Parking: Free self-parking.Mail entrieswith registration information to: North American Chess Association (make checks payable to), 4957 Oakton Street, Suite 113, Skokie, IL 60077. Online registration preferred. Additional questions email to: sevan@nachess.org. USCF and FIDE rated. For online registration and list of more events please visit - http://www.nachess.org/events. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 21, 3rd Coast Challenge XIII Renaissance Hotel, 933 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL. G/60 Tournament 4SS, $750 b/50 - Sections: Open& Reserve (U1600). Prize Fund: Open: $200-150-100, Reserve: $150-100-50. EF: $30 by 8/8, $35 by 8/15, $40 after, $50 onsite 9- 9:30. Rds.: 10:00, 12:15, 2:30, 4:45. G/30 Tour- nament 4SS - Sections: U1000 & U600 (Scholastic). Trophies to top 5 each section, awards to rest. EF: $25 by 8/8, $30 by 8/15 after, $35 onsite 11-11:30 am. Rds.: 1 at 12:15 pm, rest ASAP. Ent: Renaissance Knights, PO Box 1074, Northbrook, IL 60065. Online Ent/Info: www. rknights.org, 847-526-9025.


Aug. 27, 48th Bradley Summer Open 4 SS, G/80, t/d5. Robert Michel Student Center, 915 N. Elmwood, Peo- ria, IL 61625. EF: $14 by 8/25, $17 at site, $2 disc't ICA memb, $2 disc't GPCF memb, free to Masters. $$Gtd: 75% of EFs. Reg.: 8-8:45. Rds.: 9,12,2:45,5:30. Other information: Bye 1-4, www.gpcf.net. Ent:Wayne Zimmerle, 514W. Loucks#2, Peoria, IL 61604, 309-692-4480 day, 309- 686-0192 night, wzim@sbcglobal.net. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 27, Southern Illinois Summer Open 3SS, Time control: 30/70, then 40/60. No sudden death. EF: $15.00. Prize fund: $300, b/24. 1st $70, 2nd $30; Classes A, B, C, D/E/Unr $50 each. Salem Community Center, 416 Oglesby St. Salem, IL 62881. Reg.: 8:00- 9:15. Rds.: 9:30, 1:00, 5:00. Entries: Jim Davies, 7358 Shaftesbury, St. Louis, MO 63130, 314-721-4967. jandadavies@sbcglobal.net.


Aug. 28, North Shore Chess Center G/45 4R-SS, G/45+10/sec increment. North Shore Chess Center, 5500West Touhy Ave., Suite A, Skokie, IL 60077. 847.423.8626. EF: $20 for non-mem- bers of the chess center, $15 formembers of the chess center received by 8/27. All $5more onsite. Onsite registration - up to 15minutes prior to round 1 or round 2. If registering prior to round 2, you will receive a half-point bye for round 1. Round times: 1pm for round one and then 15 minutes after final game from previous round completed. Half-point byes available in any round. Prizes: Book prizes for top three finish- ers.Biggest upset (150+ points): Free entry to followingmonth G/45 + book prize. Parking: Free self-parking.Mail entries with regis- tration information to: North American Chess Association (make checks payable to), 4957 Oakton Street, Suite 113, Skokie, IL 60077. Online reg- istration preferred.Additional questions email to: sevan@nachess. org. USCF rated. For online registration and list of more events please visit - http://www.nachess.org/events.


Sept. 3-5 or 4-5, 2011 Illinois Open Championship See Grand Prix.


Sep. 10, 2011 St.Matthew Chess Championship held by GMYURY SHULMAN, (the 3 times Second place winner for the US Championships 2006, 2010, 2011.) 24500 OldMcHenry Rd., Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047.Tel. 847-438-7709. G/30, 5rds, EF: $25 postmarked by 8/28, $30 after, on site $35 before 9:15. REG.: begins at 9:00, Rd. 1 begins 10:00am, no elimination. 4 Sections: Primary K-3, Elementary 4-5,Mid- dle 6-8, HS 9-12 and adults, Nonrated (all grades and adults). TROPHY awards to top 5 individuals in each section, top 3 individuals in each grade K-5, top individuals grade 6-12, top 3 teamtrophies, top 5 in unrated.Tro- phy awards at 3:00. ENT: checks payable to "Yury Shulman International Chess School",mailw/registration formto 428Waverly Rd., Barrington, IL 60010, INFO: email chesswob@gmail.comorwww.shulmanchess.com, Kiran Frey 847-382-5410, GMYury Shulman 312-375-7475.


Sep. 10,Members Only Special Event North Shore Chess Center, 5500WestTouhy Ave., Suite A, Skokie, IL 60077. 847.423.8626. Open only to members of the North Shore Chess Center. Free simultaneous exhibition and lecture with a local master. Starts at 4pm. Additional questions: sevan@nachess.org. For a complete list- ing of events visit http://www.nachess.org/events.


Sep. 16-18, 7th North American Amateur Open 5R-SS, G/90+30/sec increment. North Shore Chess Center, 5500West Touhy Ave., Suite A, Skokie, IL 60077. 847.423.8626. Open to playerswith any established FIDE rating or an established USCF rating of 1600+. All participants compete in a single section. EF: $40 for non-members of the chess center, $30 formembers of the chess center received by 9/15. All $10 more onsite. Onsite registration - up to 15 minutes prior to round 1 or round 2. If registering prior to round 2, you will receive a half-point bye for round 1. Round times: Friday - 7:00pm, Saturday 12pmand 6pm, Sunday 11am and 5pm. Half-point byes available in any round. Prizes: 1st - $60 Best Buy Gift Card, 2nd - $30 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, 3rd -


ORGANIZER AND DIRECTOR SEMINARS


If you are a senior level TD or higher and willing to conduct a free seminar about organizing/ directing USCF-rated tourna- ments, please contact Joan Dubois at tla@uschess.org.


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