Friday, February 15, 2013

Casual Night

Over a dozen players came out for some stress free chess tonight. The usual blitz & bughouse battles were contested and Edsel Pena, Cody Kyzer and Philip Lamby stopped by to get in some play ahead of the Club Championship that begins next week.

The Snowstorm Special is THIS weekend in Summerville! Check the Charleston Chess Club site for full details.

The Club Championship begins next week! Here are the details:

Five round Swiss. One round a week for five weeks. Club members only, can join on site.

Entry fee $10 ($2/rd if joining in late). One bye allowed, No last round byes. Register/check in by 7:15 to be paired each week!! Rounds start at 7:30.

Open Section only, Game 75 +30s incr. Accelerated Pairings will be used. Trophies to 1st, 2nd, Top U1605 and Top Jr. Trophy winners also receive 1yr club membership. Based on participation, a Top U1200 or Top Unrated trophy may be added.

We plan to broadcast boards 1 & 2 live. Link will be available on Home Page next to Crosstable link. 

The first of the Lowry Grand Prix Series is on Sat, Feb 23. Prizes will be awarded based on points accumulated over the six tournaments. A good start early could put you in position to challenge for first later in the series. Don't miss this first one!

Upcoming Tournaments:

Feb 16-17 - Snowstorm Special, Summerville, SC THIS WEEKEND!!
Feb 23 - Lowry Grand Prix, Columbia, SC
Feb 23 - Reverse Angle 31 , Charlotte, NC
Apr 20-21 - 5th Senior Open, Travelers Rest, SC
Apr 27 - Lowry Grand Prix, Augusta, GA

Check SC Calendar for full details.

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