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Monday, December 18, 2017

Wednesday Night Swiss - Jan 3 - 31, 2018

One Game Each Wednesday Night
Join this 5 round tournament with two half point byes
for the 1st and 2nd round; Round 3 begins on January 17.

Jan 3 - 31, 2018
  
Dunkin' Donuts
678 E Thunderbird Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85022  

Prizes: 
80% of Entries Returned

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:
  • Some purchase is required each round; please retain your receipt.
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  • Format:
  • 5 Round Open Swiss, G/75;+5 Affects Regular rating only.
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  • Round Times:
  • 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays
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  • Byes:
  • Two available. Byes must be determined before the start of round 3; Byes can not be changed 
  • after the  start of round 3. Must participate in at least three rounds to be eligible for a prize.
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    For More Information:
    Rama https://www.events4chess.com/sponsors/?sponsor_ID=79
     
    Directions to site:
    Located at the NorthWest corner of E Thunderbird Rd and N 7th St.
     
    Official Web Site:
    http://chessAZ.blogspot.com
     
    Note:
    ID required. If you have them, please bring a chess set and digital clock.
     
     
    Cancellation / Refund Policy

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Game 45 on Sunday Afternoon - November 12, 2017

    What: US Chess Federation Rated Tournament

    When: November 12, 2017 - Sunday Afternoon!

    Where:
    Dunkin' Donuts
    678 E Thunderbird Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85022

    Prizes: 75% returned (each section).

    Time Control: G/45;+5 Affects both Quick and Regular rating.

    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: You must play all available rounds to be eligible for a prize -
    unless you are a late entrant. Late entrants are not guaranteed entry.

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

    Entry Fees:
    $10. onsite. No checks or money orders. Also
    a purchase is required
    (as little as $1.+ tax);
    please retain your receipt.

    Onsite Registration: 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

    Rounds Times: 3:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
    Round times are approximate; the next round can begin early (with TD's consent) if players are ready.
    If a round finishes late then a break of up to 10 minutes is guaranteed.

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

    Directions: On the NorthWest corner of E Thunderbird Rd & N 7th St

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

    ID required. If you have them, please bring a chess set and digital clock.
    All chess players are requested to please exit Dunkin' Donuts by 8:55 p.m.

    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.

    Rama G is a 'Class A' tournament competitor with years of experience.

    He will help you to get better results by

    1. showing you how to play stronger chess +

    2. showing you how to get the best results possible
    with your current chess strength. +

    3. by analyzing your games with you +

    4 by playing you and then analyzing with you (optional).


    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.

    Contact 

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Chess AZ 30-30

    When: Saturday, Feb. 4-11, 2017

    Where:
    Crunch 50 Cereal Bar
    13240 N 7th St #6
    Phoenix, AZ 85022

    www.facebook.com/crunch50

    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

    Prizes: Trophies for 1st and 2nd place winners.

    Tiebreak 1 = individual encounter. Tiebreak 2
    = number of Black wins. Tiebreak 3 = playoff.

    Time Control: G/30;d30 - Affects both Quick and Regular rating.

    Format: 4 Rounds (format tbd)

    Entry Fees:
    $15.50 online through Friday the day before the tournament begins.
    $20. onsite. If rated 1800 or higher: $10. online, $10. onsite. No checks or money orders.

    Online Entries: below

    Onsite Entries: until 5:55 pm Saturdays

    Rounds Times: Round 1 and 3 at 6:00 p.m. Rounds 2 and 4 at (approximately) 7:30 p.m.
    Tournament completed over two Saturdays.

    Byes: Up to 2 half-point byes available in any rounds - must be determined before round 2 begins.

    DIR: Between Starbucks and Goodwill near the SouthWest corner of N 7th St & E Thunderbird Rd

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

    ID required. Please bring a set and digital clock unless you are new to the USCF.

    Questions?: www.blogger.com/profile/06586789516664614956