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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:


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

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)

2015-11-04 - 2016-03-09
Correspondence____WALTER MUIR E-QUAD____Web Server____1st Place___6 - 0 (perfect score)

2015-09-01 - 2015-09-29      
Open Swiss____SEPTEMBER TUESDAY 2015_____Scottsdale, AZ_____1st Place___4.5 - .5

Quick Quad____G/20;+5 ON FRIDAY_____Phoenix, AZ_____1st Place____3 - 0 (perfect score)

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)

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

90 minute session: $27.

1 hour session: $20.


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.


Saturday, February 4, 2017

Chess AZ 30-30

When: Saturday, Feb. 4-11, 2017

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

USCF membership is required to play in this tournament.

About the US Chess Federation:

Become a Member:

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.