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1st, $250-2nd, $125-3rd. EF: Free - Sponsored by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. No byes.Must confirm participation by 8/15. See:www.mochess.org for further details. ChessMagnet School JGP.


Aug. 27, Boris Spassky Open 3SS, G/75. UMC Memorial Union room S203, 518 Hitt St., Columbia, MO. Directions: FromI-70 exit 126, south on Providence, east on Rollins, north on Hitt. Reg.: 9:30-10:15. Rds.: 10:30, 1:15, 4:00. EF: $1, no prizes -- just the satisfaction of playingwell.Two ratings-equivalent sec- tions if 18+players. Info: czar8196@gmail.com.W.


Sept. 16-18 or 17-18, 4th annual Louisville Open (KY) See Grand Prix.


Oct. 14-16 or 15-16, 20th annualMidwest Class Championships (IL) See Grand Prix.


Montana


Aug. 27-28, John Barto Memorial Open, 5SS, G/120: Butte Plaza Inn, 2900 Harrison Ave., Butte,MT 59701. EF: $15 by Aug 26, $20 at site, Jrs 1/2. Reg.: 9-9:40 am. Rds.: 10-2:30- 7, 9-2. $$: 80%returned. Info and entries:Murray Strong, 530 State St., Helena,MT 59601,murstrong@aol.com, 406-459-6684, www.montana chess.org. MCA req'd ($12), OSA, NC. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Oct. 8, National Chess Day in Great Falls! (QC) Food donations to benefit the Helping Hands Food Pantry Program/Cash proceeds to benefit the GFHS Chess Program. Absolon Lounge, Student Center, University of Great Falls, 1301 20th Street South, Great Falls,MT 59405.Tournament Director reserves the right to combine the sections, and/ormodify format to accommodate for numbers of entrants. In 2 Sec- tions, Chinook Open: 6SS, Game in 29 minutes, EF: $5.00 + a can of food on site. USCFMembership Required for the Chinook Open. Food for the Soul: 6SS, Game in 29 minutes, EF: A can of food. No Membership Required for Food for the Soul. ALL: Please bring a can of food donaton to Helping Hands Food Pantry. Reg.: Oct. 8, 2011, 8:00 am to 8:45 am. Rds.: 9:00 am, 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:30 pm. All play- ers meeting at 8:55 am. ENT: Douglas Hansen, 3805 7th Street NE, #59, Great Falls,MT 59404. INFO: Dr. Porter Coggins, Sullivan Hall 209 G, University of Great Falls, 1301 20th St. S. Great Falls, MT 59405,Tel: 406.791.5346; pcoggins01@ugf.edu, dhansen01@bresnan.net. DIR: Upper floor of Student Center. NS. NC.W.


Nebraska


Sept. 24-25,Mid West Regional Team Chess Event Regional fourmember teams (alternate permitted), 5 Rd SS, G/60. Reg.: Saturday 9/24/2011 8:00-9:00 AM. Rds.: Rd 1 10:00 AM; Rd 2 1:00 PM; Rd 3 3:30 PM; Sunday 9/25/2011 Rd 4 10:00 AM; Rd 5 1:00 PM at the QWEST Center, 455 N. 10th St., Omaha, NE 68102. Categories: K-3 (G30), K-6, K-9, K-12 and Open. EF per team if received before 9/1/11 $100, before 9/15/11 $120. No on-site registration. USCF membership required. Prizes: Trophies for all teams and medals for all players. For Friday events information, see Flyer atwww.omahachess.org. Contact: Mike Gooch, 1004 South 131st Ave., Omaha, NE 68154, 402-333-0722, mdgooch22@gmail.com.


Nevada


Aug. 12-14 or 13-14, 3rd annual Central California Open (CA-N) See Grand Prix.


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


Oct. 7-9 or 8-9, CCA 8th annual Los Angeles Open (CA-S) See Grand Prix.


Oct. 21-23, 29th Annual SANDS REGENCY RENO-WESTERN STATES OPEN See Grand Prix.


Dec. 26-29 or 27-29, 21st annual North American Open See Grand Prix.


NewHampshire


Dec. 10-11, 8th annual NewEngland Scholastic Championships (CT) See Connecticut.


NewJersey


Aug. 1, 8, 16, 23, Hackettstown International Swiss 4-SS. 40/90, SD/60. Hackettstown Comm. Cntr., 293 Main St. (Rte. 46), Hackettstown, NJ. EF: $14. Prizes (b/16): $75/$40/25, $20 each U1800, U1500. Reg.: 7 pm8/1. Rds.: 7:30 pmeachMonday. GMnorms unlikely. Half-point byes available all rds (rd 4 must commit before rd. 3). angelodp@gmail.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, EveryMonday Open G/5 Blitz and Chess Les- sons/Simul (QC) GMYudasin's "Chess Lessons: 3:15pm-8:00 pm, EF: $15 (3 different classes). Blitz: 8:00pm-10:15pm, EF: $20/$15. GMFree - $15 deducted from prize. Prizes: 80% of EF 1st, 2nd, & Class Prizes: based on the# of participants. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ (732) 499-0118. http://www.chessmatesnj.com.


Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, EveryWednesday Open G/5 Blitz and Chess Lessons (QC) GM Yudasin "Chess Lessons: 3:15pm-8:00 pm, EF: $15 (3 different classes). Blitz: 8:00pm-10:15pm, EF: $20/$15. GMFree - $15 deducted from prize. Prizes: 80% of EF 1st, 2nd, & Class Prizes: based on the# of participants. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ (732) 499-0118. http://www.chessmatesnj.com.


Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, Every Friday Quad G/30 3-RR, Rds.: 7, 8:15, 9:30pm. EF: $20, members $15. Prizes per quad: 1st place - $50 & 2nd Place: Free lesson or Simul fromGMYudasin. (732)


uschess.org


499-0118. http://www.chessmatesnj.com. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065.


Aug. 6, Chess Mates Saturday Open G/15 (QC) 7-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 1:10, 1:50, 2:30, 3:10, 3:50, 4:30pm. ChessMates Cor- poration, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25,members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted from prizes. Prizes: 70% of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the#of participants. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118. http://www.chessmatesnj.com.


Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, Sunday Open Quad G/30 Rds.: 1:30, 2:45, 4:00pm. EF: $20, members $15. Prizes Quad: 1st Place: $50 & 2nd Place: Free lesson or Simul fromGMYudasin. (732) 499- 0118. http://www.chessmatesnj.com. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065.


Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, Sunday Scholastic Quad G/30 Rds.: 1:30, 2:45, 4:00pm. ChessMates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rah- way, NJ 07065. EF: $15, members $10. Prizes Quad: 1st Place: Trophy or $25 & 2nd Place: free lesson or Simul from GMYudasin. Chess Les- sons Prior to Scholastic Tournament: 12:15pm-1:15 pm, EF: $10.


Aug. 13, Chess Mates Saturday U1800 G/45 4-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45 pm. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25, members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted fromprizes. Prizes: 70%of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the # of participants. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com.


Aug. 17-21, 18-21, 19-21 or 20-21,Manhattan Open (NY) See Grand Prix.


Aug. 18, 3rd Thursday Quads 3 RR, G/30 t/d5. Quads grouped by rating. All the King's Men Chess & Games Center (Just 22mins. fromCenter City Philadelphia), 62 S. Broad- way, Pitman, NJ. 856-582-8222. Prizes: $25 1st per quad. Unr. cannotwin more than $10. EF: $12,members $10. Reg.: 6-6:45 pm. Rds.: 7-8-9 pm. Info: cs@ATKMchessSets.com. All: Visa/MC/Disc OK w/$1surcharge. Bring a clock!


Aug. 20, Chess Mates Saturday U2200 G/45 4-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45 pm. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25, members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted fromprizes. Prizes: 70%of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the # of participants. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com.


Aug. 20, Hamilton Chess Club Quads 3RR, 40/80 15/30 15/30. Full K. Ray Dwier Recreation Center, Bldg. 392, Groveville, NJ 08620. Quads open to all. EF: $10. Prizes: $25 per Quad. Reg.: 9-10:30/am. Rds.: 10:30/am-1:30/pm-4:30/pm. NJ State Chess Federation, no dues magazine Subscription per year, OSA. NS, NC,W.


Aug. 20,Manhattan Open Game/15 (QC) (NY) See NewYork.


Aug. 21,Manhattan Open Blitz & Game/7 (QC) (NY) See NewYork.


Aug. 21,Westfield Quads 3 RR, G/45.Westfield Y, 220 Clark St.,Westfield, NJ 07090. Prizes: $50 to first in each section. EF: $20, $15Members. Reg.: 1:30-2:15 p.m. Rds.: 2:30-4:20-6:10 p.m. Info:Todd Lunna 732-526-7163, lunnaco@aol.com, www.westfieldchessclub.com.


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


Aug. 27, Chess Mates Saturday Open G/45 4-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45 pm. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25, members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted fromprizes. Prizes: 70%of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the#of participants Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118.www.chessmates nj.com.


Aug. 28,Westfield Quads 3 RR, G/45.Westfield Y, 220 Clark St.,Westfield, NJ 07090. Prizes: $50 to first in each section. EF: $20, $15Members. Reg.: 1:30-2:15 p.m. Rds.: 2:30-4:20-6:10 p.m. Info:Todd Lunna 732-526-7163, lunnaco@aol.com, www.westfieldchessclub.com.


Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Every Friday Quad G/30 Rds.: 7, 8:15, 9:30pm. EF: $20,members $15. Prizes per quad: 1st place - $50 & 2nd Place: Free lesson or Simul fromGMYudasin. (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com. ChessMates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rah- way, NJ 07065.


Sept. 3, Chess Mates Saturday Open G/15 (QC) 7-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 1:10, 1:50, 2:30, 3:10, 3:50, 4:30pm. ChessMates Cor- poration, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25,members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted from prizes. Prizes: 70% of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the#of participants. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com.


A State Championship Event! Sep. 3, New Jersey K-8 State Championship Somerset Holiday Inn, 195 Davidson Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873, Exit#10 off I-287, Easton Ave. 732-356-1700. 4 Sections: Hot Shots: U1000, Check Mates: U700, Rising Stars: U500 & Chess Pirates, For unrated/beginners and U200.All sections: 5-SS, G/30,Trophies toTop 10 All get awards. Reg.: Saturday 9/03, 11am-12pm. Rounds: 12:30pm, then ASAP w/lunch break after first round. Half-point byes allowed. EF: $25 ifmailed or paid online by 8/31. Site: Usewebsite entryfeesrus.com. $35 at site. Super-Combo EF: $78 (save $15) Play in the K-8 Saturday and in Booster U1300 on Sunday andMonday. ONLY $78. One half-point byes allowed. Entries to: KenThomas, 115WestMoore St., Hackettstown, NJ


07840.Make checks payable to NJSCF. Please indicate section. Info: 908- 763-6468 or acn@goes.com.


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


Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Sunday Open Quad G/30 Rds.: 1:30, 2:45, 4:00pm. EF: $20, members $15. Prizes Quad: 1st Place: $50 & 2nd Place: Free lesson or Simul fromGMYudasin. (732) 499- 0118.www.chessmatesnj.com. ChessMates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065


Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Sunday Scholastic Quad G/30 Rds.: 1:30, 2:45, 4:00pm. ChessMates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rah- way, NJ 07065. EF: $15, members $10. Prizes Quad: 1st Place: Trophy or $25 & 2nd Place: free lesson or Simul from GMYudasin. Chess Les- sons Prior to Scholastic Tournament: 12:15pm-1:15 pm, EF: $10.


Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, Every Monday Open G/5 Blitz and Chess Les- sons/Simul (QC) GM Yudasin's "Chess Lessons: 3:15pm-8:00 pm EF: $15 (3 different classes). Blitz: 8:00pm-10:15pm, EF: $20 /$15. GMFree - $15 deducted from prize. Prizes: 80% of EF 1st, 2nd, & Class Prizes: based on the# of participants. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com.


Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, EveryWednesday Open G/5 Blitz and Chess Les- sons (QC) GM Yudasin's "Chess Lessons: 3:15pm-8:00 pm EF: $15 (3 different classes). Blitz: 8:00pm-10:15pm, EF: $20 /$15. GMFree - $15 deducted from prize. Prizes: 80% of EF 1st, 2nd, & Class Prizes: based on the# of participants. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com.


Sept. 10, Chess Mates Saturday U1800 G/45 4-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45 pm. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25, members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted fromprizes. Prizes: 70%of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the # of participants. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118. www.chessmatesnj.com.


Sep. 11,Westfield Quads 3 RR, G/45.Westfield Y, 220 Clark St.,Westfield, NJ 07090. Prizes: $50 to first in each section. EF: $20, $15Members. Reg.: 1:30-2:15 p.m. Rds.: 2:30-4:20-6:10 p.m. Info:Todd Lunna 732-526-7163, lunnaco@aol.com, www.westfieldchessclub.com.


Sept. 12, Feed Your Greed for Speed, Steed (QC) 5SS,multi-time-control quick-rated: Rd 1 G/5, Rd 2 G/10, Rd 3 G/15, Rd 4 G/20, Rd 5 G/25. Hackettstown Comm. Cntr., 293 Main St. (Rte. 46), Hackettstown, NJ. EF: $10. Prizes (b/16): $75/40/25, U1800 $25, free entry top U1500. Reg.: 7 pm9/12. Rds.: 7:30 pm, ASAP. angelodp@gmail. com.


Sept. 17, Chess Mates Saturday U2200 G/45 4-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45 pm. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25, members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted fromprizes. Prizes: 70%of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the # of participants. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118.www.chess matesnj.com.


Sep. 18,Westfield Fall Scholastic Westfield Y, 220 Clark St.,Westfield, NJ 07090. K-12 3 Sections : Open, Under 1250, under 750. Open: 3SS, G/45.Trophies to top 5 in each sec- tion. EF: $20, $15members, at site $30, $25Members. Reg.: 2-2:30 p.m. Rds: 2:45-4:25-6:05 p.m. Under 1250: 4SS, G/30Trophies to top 5 in each section. EF: $20, $15 Members, at site $30, $25 Members. Reg. 2-2:30 p.m. Rds.: 2:45-4:00-5:15-6:30 p.m. Under 750: 4SS, G/30 Trophies to top 5 in each section. EF: $20, $15Members, at site $30, $25Members. Reg.: 2-2:30 p.m. Rds.: 2:45-4:00-5:15-6:30 p.m.Tiebreaks for trophies. Info:Todd Lunna 732-526-7163, lunnaco@aol.com,www.westfieldchess club.com. Send advance entries to:Todd Lunna, 36Maple Dr., Colts Neck, NJ 07722 by Sept. 15, 2011.Make checks payable to:Westfield chess club.


Sept. 24, Chess Mates Saturday Open G/45 4-SS, Rds.: 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45 pm. Chess Mates Corporation, 1531 Irving St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $25, members $20. GM Free - $20 deducted fromprizes. Prizes: 70%of EF. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & Class Prizes: based on the#of participants Limit 2 byes, commit by 1:30. Re-entry $15, counts half, no re-entry after 2nd round. (732) 499-0118.www.chessmates nj.com.


Sep. 25,Westfield Quads 3 RR, G/45.Westfield Y, 220 Clark St.,Westfield, NJ 07090. Prizes: $50


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