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Feb. 26, 2012 U.S. G/15 Championship (QC) See Nationals.


May 4-6 or 5-6, Western Amateur (CA-S) See California, Southern.


New York


Feb. 9, 3rd Long Island CC G/10 (QC) 7SS, G/10(t/d5). United Methodist Church, 470 East Meadow Ave., East Meadow, NY 11554. Open to all U-2300/unr. $(b/20): $100-80. Top U- 1800, U-1500, U-1300 $60 ea. EF: $25. Non LICC members +$5. Reg.: 6:40-7:10 PM, no adv. ent. Rds.: 7:15-7:45-8:15-8:45-9:15-9:45-10:15. 3 byes 1-7. Info: www.lichessclub.com. NS.


Feb. 11, New Yorker Winter Game/75! See Grand Prix.


Feb. 11, “Point Me” To The New Yorker! 3-SS, G/30. Chess Center at New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave at 34th St, across from Penn Station, NYC. EF: $20. 3-0 wins $40, 2.5 wins $20, 2 wins $10. Reg. ends 7:15 pm. Rds. 7:30-8:30-9:30. Bring sets, clocks!


Feb. 16, 10 Grand Prix Points Tonight! See Grand Prix.


Feb. 16-Mar. 8, Long Island CC Late Winter Open 4SS, G/90(t/d5). United Methodist Church, 470 East Meadow Ave., East Meadow, NY 11554. Open to all U-2300/unr. $(b/20): $105-85. Top U-1800, U-1500/unr. $55 ea. EF: $30. Non-LICC members +$10. Reg.: 6:40-7:10 PM, no adv. ent., Rds.: 7:15 PM SHARP ea. Thursday. 2 byes 1-4. Info: www.lichessclub.com. NS. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Feb. 18, Marshall Saturday G/60! 4-SS, G/55d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. ($360/24): $160-80, U2000 $65, U1700 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 am. Rds.: 12-2:30-4:45-7. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Feb. 18, Syracuse University Feb Open 4SS. Rds.: 1&2 G/60, Rds.: 3&4 G/90. (Syracuse University, Hall of Languages, Room 101). EF: $30. Prizes: (b/20) $200, 125, Class 100. Reg.: 8:30-9:15. Rds.: 9:30, 12:00, 2:15, 5:30. Contact: Joe Ball 315-436-9008. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Feb. 19, Marshall Open & U1500 Sunday Game/45! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. Two sec- tions-you play only those in your section: A. Open ($360/24): $160-80, U2100 $65, U1800 $55. B. U1500 ($240/16): $120-65, U1200 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 pm. Rds.: 12-1:45-4:00-5:45. One bye available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org.


Feb. 20, Presidents' Day Madness 6-SS, G/25d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. EF: $45, members $25. ($480/24): $200-100, U2000 $70, U1700 $60, U1400 $50. Reg.: 10:15-10:45. Rds.: 11-12:15-1:30-3:00-4:15-5:30. Two byes available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org.


Feb. 20-Mar. 19, Marshall Monday U1600! PRIZES INCREASED BY 50%! 5-SS, G/85d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. EF: $50, members $30. ($675/30): $360-180, U1300 $135. Reg.: 6:15-6:45pm. Rds. 7 pm each Monday. Limit 2 byes, request by Rd 3. www.marshallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Feb. 21, Marshall Masters! See Grand Prix.


Feb. 23, 4 Rated Games Tonight! 4-SS, G/25 + td/5 or G/30 + td/0, Chess Center at Marshall Club, 23 W. 10th St., bet 5-6 Ave., NYC: 212-477-3716. May be limited to 1st 36 entries. EF $35, Club membs $25, GMs $20 from prize. $$ (480 b/32 paid): 150-100-50, Top U2200/unr $95, U2000 $85. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), commit by 8:15. Re-entry $15, counts half. Reg. ends 10 min. before game. Rds. 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. Phone entry often impossi- ble! $5 extra if entering under 10 min. before game.


Feb. 24-Mar. 9, Queens Late Winter Open See Grand Prix.


Feb. 25, Marshall Saturday U1600! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1300 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Feb. 25-26 or 26, Marshall February U2300! 4SS, 30/85d5, SD/1d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. EF: $45, Members $25. ($540 b/36): $240-120, U2000/unr $95, U1700 $85. Reg.: ends 12:15PM. Rds.: 2 schedules: 2 day, Rds. 12:30-5:30 PM each day; 1 day, (Rds. 1-2 G/25d5) 10-11:15AM-12:30-5:30 PM Sun; both merge rd.3. Limit 2 byes, request at entry. NO RE-ENTRY. www.marshall chessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Feb. 26, 36th Binghamton Monthly Tournament 4SS, G/65 d/5. Prizes: $500 b/26 Open-$150-$100-$50 Reserve-$100- $75-$25 (U1700). Advance Entry: Open-$35 Reserve-$25 (U1700) $5 more on site-cash only on site. Schedule: Registration on site 8:45–9:15 AM. Rounds: 9:30-12Noon-2:30-4:45. Free USCF 90-day membership (call for details) Mail Entry: checks payable to: “Cordisco's Corner Store” 308 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY 13901 (607) 772-8782 cordiscos@stny. rr.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Feb. 27-Mar. 26, 92nd Nassau Grand Prix See Grand Prix.


Feb. 27, Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dutchess County Championship 5SS. G/90, 5 second delay. EF: $5.00. Rockefeller Hall, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. Prizes: Trophies for first and second place overall, and for each class consisting of 4 or more players. Adv. Ent:Michael O'Con- nor, ocnnr@aol.com. Club website: www.vassar-chadwick.com. NS. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Mar. 1, 4 Rated Games Tonight! 4-SS, G/25 + td/5 or G/30 + td/0, Chess Center at Marshall Club, 23


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W. 10th St., bet 5-6 Ave., NYC: 212-477-3716. May be limited to 1st 36 entries. EF $35, Club membs $25, GMs $20 from prize. $$ (480 b/32 paid): 150-100-50, Top U2200/unr $95, U2000 $85. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), commit by 8:15. Re-entry $15, counts half. Reg. ends 10 min. before game. Rds. 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. Phone entry often impossi- ble! $5 extra if entering under 10 min. before game.


Mar. 2-4 or 3-4, 21st annual Eastern Class Championships (MA) See Grand Prix.


Mar. 3, Marshall Saturday U1800! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1500 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


Mar. 3-4 or 4, Marshall March Grand Prix! See Grand Prix.


A Heritage Event! A State Championship Event! Mar. 3-4, 45th annual New York State Scholastic Championships Open to grades K-12 in any state (top NYS player & team in each sec- tion are NY champions). Saratoga Hilton, 534 Broadway (I-87 Exit 13-N, 4 miles north on US 9), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Free parking. Team prizes based on top 4 scores from same school; no combined school teams allowed even if one school “feeds” another. Teams of 2 or 3 players allowed, but are at a disadvantage. In 8 sections, each is a 6SS, G/61 except K-1 is 5SS, G/30 playing Mar 4 only. No 5 minute time control deduction. High School, open to all in grades K-12. EF $38.20 mailed by 2/10. Top NYS grade 9-12 qualifies for Denker Tournament of HS Cham- pions. High School Reserve, open to K-12 under 1200 or unrated. EF $38 mailed by 2/10. Junior High, open to all in grades K-9. EF $37.90 mailed by 2/10. The higher rated (post-tournament) of the top NYS K-8 in JHS or top NYS K-8 in HS qualifies for Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions. Middle School Reserve, open to K-8 under 1000 or unrated. EF $37.80 mailed by 2/10. Elementary, open to all in grades K-6. EF $37.60 mailed by 2/10. Elementary Reserve, open to grades K-5 under 800 or unrated. EF $37.50 mailed by 2/10. Primary, grades K-3. EF $37.30 mailed by 2/10. K-1, grades K-1. EF $37.10 mailed by 2/10. Postmarked 2/11-21: All EF $10 more. Do not mail entry after 2/21. Online at chesstour.com, all sections: EF $40 by 2/10, $50 by 2/27. No online entry after 2/27. Phoned to 406-896-2038, all sections: EF $55 per player by 2/27. No phone entry after 2/27. Entry at site: all $60. Trophies to top 15 players and top 7 teams each section, top 3 unrated in Primary, K-1, and each reserve section, and top U1500, U1300 (HS), U900, U700 (HS Reserve), U1200, U1000 (JHS), U700, U500 (MS Reserve), U1000, U800 (Elem), U500, U300 (Elem Reserve). Speed playoff if per- fect score tie. Free entry to NY State Championship, Labor Day weekend 2012 (Albany), to top player each section. Schedule: Late reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2, 5, Sun 9, 12, 2:30, awards 5 pm. K-1 schedule: Late reg. ends Sun 9 am, rds Sun 10, 12, 1:30, 3, 4:30, awards 5:45. Half point byes OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2. HR: $117-117, 888-999- 4711, 518-584-4000, reserve by 2/18 or rate may increase. 48 hours notice required for room cancellation. Backup hotel: Courtyard by Mar- riott, 2 blocks away, 518-226-0538. Special car rentals: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #657633. Mail entry: Continental Chess, PO Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. Include name, rating, USCF ID, USCF expiration (non-members enclose dues), section, school, grade, birth date, address of each player. Checks payable to Continental Chess. $15 per player service charge for refunds. $10 extra to switch sections, all sub- stitutions from advance list charged $60. Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine if paid with entry. Online at chesstour.com, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phones or paid at site, Young Adult $30, Scholas- tic $20. Questions: chesstour.com, 845-496-9658. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied. Chess Magnet School JGP (except K-1).


Mar. 5-Apr. 9, FIDE Mondays!! 6-SS, G/120d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. Open to all players rated 1600 or above. EF: $50, $30 members. $$500 b/24: $175-125-100, U2000 $100; 2 byes OK, commit before Round 4. Reg.: 6:15-6:45, Rds.: 7PM each Monday; FIDE rated. www.marshallchess club.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Mar. 7-Apr. 4, Marshall Wednesday U1400! A NEW REGULAR MARSHALL CHESS CLUB TOURNAMENT! 5-SS, G/85d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. EF: $50, mem- bers $30. ($450/20): $240-120, U1100 $90. Reg.: 6:15-6:45pm. Rds. 7 pm each Wednesday. Limit 2 byes, request by Rd 3. www.marshallchess club.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Mar. 7-Apr. 4, Marshall Wednesday U2000! PRIZES INCREASED BY 50%! 5-SS, 30/85d5, SD/1d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. EF: $50, members $30. ($450/20): $240-120, U1700 $90. Reg.: 6:15-6:45 pm. Rds. 7 pm each Wednesday. Limit 2 byes, request by Rd 3. www.marshallchessclub.org. Chess Mag- net School JGP.


Mar. 8, 4 Rated Games Tonight! 4-SS, G/25 + td/5 or G/30 + td/0, Chess Center at Marshall Club, 23 W. 10th St., bet 5-6 Ave., NYC: 212-477-3716. May be limited to 1st 36 entries. EF $35, Club membs $25, GMs $20 from prize. $$ (480 b/32 paid): 150-100-50, Top U2200/unr $95, U2000 $85. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), commit by 8:15. Re-entry $15, counts half. Reg. ends 10 min. before game. Rds. 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. Phone entry often impossi- ble! $5 extra if entering under 10 min. before game.


Mar. 10, Marshall Saturday U1400! 4-SS, G/40d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. ($300 b/20): $160-80, U1100 $60. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 12:15-12:45. Rds.: 1-2:45-4:30-6:15PM. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar- shallchessclub.org.


Mar. 10-11 or 11, Marshall March U2100! 4SS, 30/85d5, SD/1d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. EF: $45, Members $25. ($540 b/36): $240-120, U1850 $95, U1600 $85. Reg.: ends 12:15PM. Rds.: 2 schedules: 2 day, Rds. 12:30-5:30 PM each day; 1 day, (Rds 1-2 G/35) 9:40-11:05AM-12:30-5:30 PM Sun; both merge rd.3. Limit 2 byes, request at entry. NO RE-ENTRY. www.marshall chessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Mar. 15, 4 Rated Games Tonight! 4-SS, G/25 + td/5 or G/30 + td/0. Chess Center at Marshall Club, 23 W. 10th St, bet 5-6 Ave., NYC: 212-477-3716. May be limited to 1st 36 entries. EF $35, Club membs $25, GMs $20 from prize. $$ (480 b/32 paid): 150-100-50, Top U2200/unr $95, U2000 $85. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), commit by 8:15. Re-entry $15, counts half. Reg. ends 10 min. before game. Rds. 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. Phone entry often impossi- ble! $5 extra if entering under 10 min. before game.


Mar. 15-Apr. 12, Marshall Thursday Members-Only Swiss! 5-SS, G/115d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. Open to MCC members only. EF: $30. ($450 b/20): $240-120, U2000 $90. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7PM each Thursday. Limit 2 byes, request by rd. 3. www.marshallchessclub.org. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Mar. 16-18 or 17-18, Long Island Open See Grand Prix.


Mar. 17, Marshall Saturday G/60! 4-SS, G/55d5. Marshall CC, 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716. ($360/24): $160-80, U2000 $65, U1700 $55. EF: $40, members $20. Reg.: 11:15-11:45 am. Rds.: 12-2:30-4:45-7. One bye available, request at entry. www.mar shallchessclub.org.


NEW YORK STATE


SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS March 3-4, 2012 - Saratoga Springs, NY


6rounds, three each day, G/61 (except K-1), 5 second delay, open to grades K-12 in any state (top NYS


player & team each section are NY champs). Teamprizes based on top 4 scores fromsame school; individual


under 1200/unr), Junior High (K-9), Middle School Reserve (K-8 under 1000/unr), Elementary (K-6), Elementary Reserve (K-6 under 800 or unrated), Primary (K-3), K-1 (K-1; this section is G/30 and plays Sunday, March 4 only, 5 rounds, G/30, 5 second delay). See TLA under “New York” for full details.


entries welcome. 203 trophies to be awarded, plus free entries for NY players! Reserve hotel room by Feb 18. In 8 sections:High School (K-12), High School Reserve (K-12


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