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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Phoenix Sunday Rapids - August 13, 2017

What: US Chess Federation Rated Tournament

When: August 13, 2017 - Sunday Evening!

Where:
Starbucks
13240 N 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85022

https://www.starbucks.com/store-locator/store/9317/7th-street-thunderbird-13240-n-7th-st-shaw-butte-plaza-shopping-center-ph

Prizes: 75% returned (each section).

Time Control: G/20;+5 Affects Quick rating only.

USCF membership is required to play in this tournament.

About the US Chess Federation:
https://new.uschess.org/about

Become a Member:
https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php

Note: By entering you agree to play all available rounds.
You must play all three rounds to be eligible for a prize -
unless you are a late entrant needed to make an even number
of players in a section.

Format: Three Round Quads
(4 player Round Robin sections by rating)
; Format may be modified if necessary.

Entry Fees:
$10. online through Saturday the day before.
$10. onsite. No checks or money orders.
Purchase is required (as little as $1.50)
Please retain your receipt.

Advance Registration (below)
Advance Registrants - please notify the TD if
you are going to be more than 10 minutes late!


Onsite Registration: until 5:00 pm Sunday

Rounds Times: 5:05 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Round times are approximate. If both players are willing
then the next round can begin early (with TD's consent).
If a round finishes late then a break of up to 10
minutes may be taken by either player.

Byes: No byes are available. By entering you agree to play all available rounds.

Directions: Near the SouthWest corner of N 7th St & E Thunderbird Rd

Event Limitations and Site Conditions: No Indoor Smoking. No Computers. Wheelchair Accessible.

ID required. If you have them, please bring a chess set and digital clock.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Phoenix Sunday Rapids - July 30, 2017

Report: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201707302032

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What: US Chess Federation Rated Tournament

When: July 30, 2017 - Sunday Evening!

Where:
Starbucks
13240 N 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85022

https://www.starbucks.com/store-locator/store/9317/7th-street-thunderbird-13240-n-7th-st-shaw-butte-plaza-shopping-center-ph

Prizes: 75% returned (each section).

Time Control: G/20;+5 Affects Quick rating only.

USCF membership is required to play in this tournament.

About the US Chess Federation:
https://new.uschess.org/about

Become a Member:
https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php

Note: By entering you agree to play all available rounds.
You must play all three rounds to be eligible for a prize -
unless you are a late entrant needed to make an even number
of players in a section.

Format: Three Round Quads
(4 player sections by rating.) A section
with other than 4 players may be paired
as a 3 round Swiss if deemed necessary.

Entry Fees:
$10. online through Saturday the day before.
$10. onsite. No checks or money orders.
Purchase is required (as little as $1.50)
Please retain your receipt.

Advance Registration (below)
Advance Registrants - please notify the TD if
you are going to be more than 10 minutes late!


Onsite Registration: until 5:00 pm Sunday

Rounds Times: 5:05 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Round times are approximate. If both players are willing
then the next round can begin early (with TD's consent).
If a round finishes late then a break of up to 10
minutes may be taken by either player.

Byes: If a late entrant is needed to make an even number of players
in a section then one half point bye is possible. Otherwise no byes.
By entering you agree to play all available rounds.

Directions: Near the SouthWest corner of N 7th St & E Thunderbird Rd

Event Limitations and Site Conditions: No Indoor Smoking. No Computers. Wheelchair Accessible.

ID required. If you have them, please bring a chess set and digital clock.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Phoenix Sunday Rapids - July 23, 2017


Report: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201707238902

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What: US Chess Federation Rated Tournament

When: July 23, 2017 - Sunday Evening!

Where:
Starbucks
13240 N 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85022

https://www.starbucks.com/store-locator/store/9317/7th-street-thunderbird-13240-n-7th-st-shaw-butte-plaza-shopping-center-ph

Prizes: 75% returned (each section).

Time Control: G/20;+5 Affects Quick rating only.

USCF membership is required to play in this tournament.

About the US Chess Federation:
https://new.uschess.org/about

Become a Member:
https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php

Note: By entering you agree to play all available rounds.
You must play all three rounds to be eligible for a prize -
unless you are a late entrant needed to make an even number
of players in a section.

Format: Three Round Quads
(4 player sections by rating.) A section
with other than 4 players may be paired
as a 3 round Swiss if deemed necessary.

Entry Fees:
$10. online through Saturday the day before.
$10. onsite. No checks or money orders.
Purchase is required (as little as $1.50)
Please retain your receipt.

Advance Registration (below)
Advanced Registrants - please notify the TD if
you are going to be more than 10 minutes late!


Onsite Registration: until 5:00 pm Sunday

Rounds Times: 5:05 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Round times are approximate. If both players are willing
then the next round can begin early (with TD's consent).
If a round finishes late then a break of up to 10
minutes may be taken by either player.

Byes: If a late entrant is needed to make an even number of players
in a section then one half point bye is possible. Otherwise no byes.
By entering you agree to play all available rounds.

Directions: Near the SouthWest corner of N 7th St & E Thunderbird Rd

Event Limitations and Site Conditions: No Indoor Smoking. No Computers. Wheelchair Accessible.

ID required. If you have them, please bring a chess set and digital clock.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Chess Improvement Now

Are you (or your child) satisfied with your/their chess results? Want to win more? A chess coach can help! Now you could pay good money for coaching from a Master but if you are rated under 1700 then a 'Class A' player can show you how to win more chess games! 'Class A' players are rated in the top 10% of nationally rated players.

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Here are some recent results:


Date/s_____
Type____________Name__________________Location________Result______Score________


2017-02-07 thru 2017-02-28
Open Swiss____FEBRUARY 2017 TUESDAY____Scottsdale, AZ_____2nd Place (tied)___3 - 1


2017-01-03 thru 2017-01-31
Open Swiss____JANUARY 2017 TUESDAY____Scottsdale, AZ_____2nd Place (tied)___3.5 - 1.5


2016-11-01 - 2016-11-29
Open Swiss____NOVEMBER 2016 OPEN____Scottsdale, AZ_____1st Place (tied)___4 - 1
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201611294352


2016-06-07 - 2016-06-28      
Open Swiss____JUNE 2016 TUESDAY____Scottsdale, AZ_____2nd Place (tied)___3 - 1


2016-02-17 - 2016-06-24 -
Correspondence____WALTER MUIR E-QUAD____Web Server____1st Place___5 - 1 (undefeated)
https://www.iccf.com/event?id=57811


2015-11-04 - 2016-03-09
Correspondence____WALTER MUIR E-QUAD____Web Server____1st Place___6 - 0 (perfect score)
https://www.iccf.com/event?id=56491


2015-09-01 - 2015-09-29      
Open Swiss____SEPTEMBER TUESDAY 2015_____Scottsdale, AZ_____1st Place___4.5 - .5
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201509290032


2015-08-28                        
Quick Quad____G/20;+5 ON FRIDAY_____Phoenix, AZ_____1st Place____3 - 0 (perfect score)
http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201508287642-12456293


2015-08-01 - 2015-08-09      
Open Swiss____116TH ANNUAL US OPEN____Phoenix, AZ_____even_____3.5 - 3.5 (excludes byes)


2015-05-28 - 01-18-2016      
Engine Assist____ASPIRERS GROUP 44____ICCF.com______1st Place_____6 - 0 (perfect score)
https://www.iccf.com/event?id=53204



2 hour session: $30. ($15. per hour)

90 minute session: $27.

1 hour session: $20.



Note:

Payment:
cash, credit/debit is tendered at the beginning of the session.
credit/debit payments are made online and processed by PayPal.

Training clock:
may be stopped for up to 10 minutes per hour for breaks.

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