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G/30. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Held concurrently with club ladder. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Reg.: 7:00-8:15. Rd. 1: 8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACCMembers), no advance entries, cash only. Contact for info only: chris- ney2@gmail.com.W. NS.


Aug. 13, Harris Pavilion "Open Air" (QC) See Grand Prix.


Aug. 20, Sterling Chess August Awesome 4SS, G/61. St. Francis Episcopal Church, Harris Hall, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066. EF: $3 if preregistered by 8/18, $5 there- after. Unrateds free. Pay on site. No prizes; rating only. Preregister online at www.meetup.com/sterling-chess-tournaments. Reg.: 11:30- 12:00. Rds.: 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 7:30. Bye: Half-point, any round. Info: news@serranoassociates.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 20, Tracy Callis Memorial See Grand Prix.


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


Sept. 2, VA Closed Friday Night Blitz (QC) Open to all USCF members, not just VA residents. Same location as VA Closed. 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 7:00 PM. Ent: Mail with pay- ment to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: VA Closed, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693. Checks to "VIRGINIA CHESS". Info: e-mail mhoffpauir@aol. com, 757-846-4805 or www.vachess.org/2011closed.htm.W, NS, NC.


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.


A State Championship Event! A Heritage Event! Sept. 3-5, 75th 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 tournament. Reserve before 8/12 for $89 chess rate http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com. Open to VA residents,mil- itary stationed in VA, and students attending any VA school,College or University (must show valid ID or other proof of Fall 2011 VA school enrollment). Annual VCF Business Meeting Sat Sep 3 from 10am- 12 noon. $$2,825 b/75 paid entries. Two sections, Open and Ama- teur (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+), Jun- ior (U18) andWomanwith 1pt added to their Open section scores. Reg.: Fri Sep 2, 3-6:30PM and Sat Sep 3, 10:00AM-12:30PM. Rds.: Sat 1 & 7; Sun 11 & 5;Mon 10 & 3:30.Two 1/2 pt byes available,must declare before start of Rd 2. EF: $60 if received by Sep 2, $75 thereafter and on site. Re-entry allowed for Rd.2 only at $30with 1/2 pt bye. Ent:Mail payment by 8/30 toMike Hoffpauir, ATTN: VA Closed, 405 Hounds Chase,Yorktown, VA 23693. Checks to "VIRGINIA CHESS". Info:mhoffpauir@aol.com, 757- 846-4805, orwww.vachess.org/2011closed.htm.W, NS, NC, FIDE. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Sept. 10, Kingstowne Quad #77/Action-Plus #49 KingstowneThompson Center, 6090 Kingstowne Village Pkwy., Alexandria, VA 22315. 2 Events. Quad #77: 3RR, G/100. EF: $10 if received by 9/7, $15 at site. Prizes: Medals to 1st and 2nd in each quad: gold to 1st if 3- 0 score, else silver; bronze to 2nd. Rds.: 11-3-7. Action-Plus #49: 5SS, G/45. EF: $15 if received by 9/7, $20 at site. Prizes $$250 b/20: $100- 60, U1800-U1400-Unr. each $30. Rds.: 11-1-3-5-7. Both: Reg. 9-10:30. Ent (checks payable to): DonW.Millican, P.O. Box 2902, Springfield, VA 22152. e-mail (info only): dm407_92@hotmail.com.W(please give 48- hour notice if needed).


Sep. 24, Sterling Chess September Setup 4SS, G/61. St. Francis Episcopal Church, Harris Hall, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066. EF: $4 if preregistered by 9/22, $6 there- after. Unrateds free. Pay on site. No prizes; rating only. Preregister online at www.meetup.com/sterling-chess-tournaments. Reg.: 11:30- 12:00. Rds.: 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 7:30. Bye: Half-point, any round. Info: news@serranoassociates.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


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


Oct. 8-10, 52nd ANNUAL U.S.ARMED FORCES OPEN CHESS CHAM- PIONSHIP See Nationals.


Oct. 15, Kingstowne Quad #78/Action-Plus #50 Kingstowne Snyder Center, 6450 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria, VA 22315. 2 Events. Quad #78: 3RR, G/100. EF: $10 if received by 10/12, $15 at site. Prizes: Medals to 1st and 2nd in each quad: gold to 1st if 3-0 score, else silver; bronze to 2nd. Rds.: 11-3-7. Action-Plus #50: 5SS, G/45. EF: $15 if received by 10/12, $20 at site. Prizes $$250 b/20: $100- 60, U1800-U1400-Unr. each $30. Rds.: 11-1-3-5-7. Both: Reg. 9-10:30. Ent (checks payable to): DonW.Millican, P.O. Box 2902, Springfield, VA 22152. e-mail (info only): dm407_92@hotmail.com.W(please give 48- hour notice if needed).


Oct. 16, Kingstowne October Octagons (QC) 7RR, G/20, 8-player sections. Kingstowne Snyder Center, 6450 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria, VA 22315. EF: $15 plus $10 security if received by 10/12, $20 plus $10 security at site. Security returned upon completion of last round. Prizes: $50-30-20 each section. Rds.: 11-12-1:30-2:30-3:30- 4:30-5:30. Reg.: 9-10:30. Ent (checks payable to): DonW.Millican, P.O. Box 2902, Springfield, VA 22152. W. (Please give 72-hour notice if needed).


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Oct. 21-23 or 22-23, 2nd annual Boardwalk Open (NJ) See Grand Prix.


Nov. 5-6, 16th Annual Northern Virginia Open See Grand Prix.


Nov. 25-27 or 26-27, 42nd annual National Chess Congress (PA) See Grand Prix.


Washington


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


West Virginia


Aug. 21, 19th Annual Parkersburg Homecoming Chess Tourna- ment 4SS, G/60. ParkersburgMunicipal Building, 2nd &Market Streets, Park- ersburg,WV 26101. 2 Sections: Open EF: $15 postmarked by 8/17, $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, pkelly03@sprynet.com, NS, NC,W.


A State Championship Event! A Heritage Event! Sept. 3-5, 73rd Annual West Virginia State Championship Event 6SS, 35/90 SD60. 1610Washington St. E., Charleston,WV 25311. Sched- ule: Reg.: 8:30-9:30 9/3. Rds.: Sat 10-4, Sun 9-3, Mon 9-3. Annual WVCA businessmeeting Sat at 9:00 a.m. Byes: 2 per player whichmust be made prior to the start of the tournament. EF: $40 if postmarked by 8/29, $50 at the site, andWVCA membership required for all state res- idents ($10) OSA. Prizes: $1000 based on 30 entries $300-150-100, U1900 $100-50-25, U1600 $75-35-25, U1300 $75-35-25. Trophy top WVCA member and resident. Advanced entries to: Charleston Chess Club, c/o Marvin Barker, 806 Litz Dr., Charleston, WV 25311. Checks payable to: Charleston Chess Club. INFO: email,mrbarkerjr@yahoo.com, phone (304) 344-2597. USCFmembership required (available onsite). NS. W. NC. Chess Magnet School JGP.


A State Championship Event! Sept. 4,West Virginia Junior State Championship 4 rds SS, G/75. 1610Washington St. E., Charleston,WV 25311. Reg.: 8:30- 9:00 9/4. Rds.: 9-11:30-2-5. Must be 18 or under to enter. USCF membership required, available onsite. EF: $20 if postmarked by 8/29. $30 at site. WVCA membership also required ($10). OSA. Prizes: $125 b/10. $75, U14 $30 U10 $20. Trophy to highest scoring WVCA/state resident. Entries to: Charleston Chess Club, c/o Marvin Barker, 806 Litz Dr., Charleston,WV 25311. Checks payable to: Charleston Chess Club. INFO: email: mrbarkerjr@yahoo.com, phone (304) 344-2597. NS. W. NC. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Wisconsin


Aug. 20, BC Challenge Holiday Inn, N14W24140Tower Place, Pewaukee,WI 53072, (262) 506- 6300. Onsite Registration: 8:30am-9:30am. EF: $40. Open, $25 Reserve(U1600), $10 RBO(U1000) by 8-19. After 8-19, $5more. $3 dis- count to Juniors and new members in Open and Reserve Section. TC: G/60. Rds.:10-1-3:30-6. Prizes: Open b/25: 1st $300, 2nd $175, A $100, U1800 $90, Upset $75. Reserve(U1600)b/25: 1st $120, 2nd $90, D $65, U1200 $55, Upset $40. RBO(U1000): Trophies to top 3,1st U700, & 1st U500. Advance Entries to: Benjamin Corcoran, 2711 N. University Dr. #64,Waukesha,WI 53188. Question: Ask Ben (262) 506-4203 or ben- zochess@chess.com.


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


A State Championship Event! Sept. 3-5, Rohland Memorial/WI Closed Champ. Howard Johnson Inn & Conference Center, 2101 North Mountain Rd., Wausau,WI 54401. Open to state residents, past champions and students inWI schools. In 3 Sections, Premier: 6SS, 40/2,SD/1, EF: $39 by 8/31, $45 at site, USCF juniors $5 less. $$b/25: $300-185-135. 'A' $90, U1800 $65.Traveling and permanent trophy to winner. $50 Kittsley Upset Prize (1 overall). Rds.: 12-7; 10-7; 10-3:30. Reserve (U1800): 6SS, 40/2,SD/1, Open to 1799 & under. EF: $25 by 8/31, $31 at site, USCF juniors $5 less. $$b/21: $125-50. 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: $12 by 8/31, $18 at site. Prizes: Trophies to top 3 and 1st HS, 1stMS and 1st Elementary.Medals to scores of 3 ormore. Rds.: 9/3: 12:00-3:30-7:00pm, 9/4: 10:00am-2:00pm. ALL: Checks payable toWCA. Reg.: 9/3 10:30-11:30am. WCA Membership Mtg 9/4 3:30pm. ENT: Dennis Kosterman, 28 Singleton Ct.,Madison,WI 53711. Dennis Koster- man 608-770-3133. INFO: dennisk@tds.net. HR: $64 715-842-0711 Mention Chess. NS. NC.W. Chess Magnet School JGP.


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


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