ChessManiac.com is a free online chess playing community where you can play chess online, participate in tournaments, teams, chess clubs and more.
Language :
Log In Name :
Password :
Online Chess Players 293 Active Games 93063 Members 492415 Teams 145 Clubs 225 Tournaments 2109
   


  • Free Online Chess
  • Contact Us
  • Outlet Store
  • Chess Gear
  • Reading List
  • Classic Games
  • Endgames
  • Famous Games
  • King Side Attacks
  • Mini Games
  • 10,000 Games
  • Puzzles
  • Links
  • United States Clubs
  • California Clubs
  • Central CA Clubs
  • International Clubs
  • Live Chess
  • Chess Maniac News Archives
  • Indiana Chess News: Chess Tournament News

    Indiana Chess News

    Please send your press releases by using the contact us link.
    This servive is free and you can post as many as press releases as you like.

    Thursday, March 02, 2006

    Chess Tournament News

    March Circle City Tornado
    Event Date: Saturday, March 04, 2006
    Posted By: Sean Hollick
    2 Sections: Open, Beginners U1200. Both: 5SS, G/60,Glendale Mall (Entrance #2), 6101 N Keystone, Indianapolis, IN. EF: Open $20 Adv, $25 at Site, Beginners $10 Adv/ $15 at site, Adv by 2/28. Both: Reg 8:00 to 8:45am, Rd1: 9 Open Prizes: $350 b/20, $100-50, U2000-U1800-U1600-U1400 $50/each. Beginners: Trophies 1st-2nd, U1000, U800, UNR eligible for top prizes only. Ent: Circle City Chess Club, PO Box 891, Indianapolis, IN 46206. Email: events@circlecitychess.org, Info: 317-679-3514 or www.circlecitychess.org.

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    DCC Quick Quads
    Event Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2006
    Posted By: Gary Fox
    DCC Quick Quads
    USCF Quick Chess Rated
    First Tuesday of the Month
    USCF Membership Required
    Prizes: $5 + Ribbon for 1st place
    Time Control: Game/20 Entry Fee: $3 ($1 off to DCC members)
    Registration: 6 – 6:35pm Rounds: 6:40, 7:25, 8:10


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    2006 Tri-State Spring Chess Open
    Event Date: Saturday, March 18, 2006
    Posted By: David Frey
    2006 Tri-State Spring Chess Open


    http://evansvillescholasticchess.org/tristatespringchessopen.htm


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Club Championship Series III
    Event Date: Saturday, March 18, 2006
    Posted By: Sean Hollick
    G/5, Glendale Mall (Library Auditorium), 6101 N Keystone, Indianapolis, IN. EF: FREE. Reg: 10-10:20am, Rd1: 10:30, Prizes: Trophy 1st. Email: events@circlecitychess.org, Info: 317-679-3514 or www.circlecitychess.org.

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    April Circle City Tornado
    Event Date: Saturday, April 01, 2006
    Posted By: Sean Hollick
    2 Sections: Open, Beginners U1200. Both: 4SS, G/75,Glendale Mall (Entrance #2), 6101 N Keystone, Indianapolis, IN. EF: Open $20 Adv, $25 at Site, Beginners $10 Adv/ $15 at site, Adv by 3/28. Both: Reg 8:00 to 8:45am, Rd1: 9am, Open Prizes: $350 b/26, $100-50, U2000-U1800-U1600-U1400 $50/each. Beginners: Trophies 1st-2nd, U1000, U800, UNR eligible for top prizes only. Ent: Circle City Chess Club, PO Box 891, Indianapolis, IN 46206. Email: events@circlecitychess.org, Info: 317-679-3514 or www.circlecitychess.org.

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Apr. 7-9 2006 National Junior High (K-9) Championship
    Event Date: Friday, April 07, 2006
    Posted By: Joshua Snyder
    Galt House Hotel, 140 North Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202. 502-589-5200 chess rate $114. National High School Bughouse Championship….Thursday 11am, National High School Blitz Championship….Thursday 5pm. Parents and friends tournament, Saturday…on site registration only. Main Event rounds: Friday: 1 & 7pm. Saturday: 9am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm. Sunday: 9am & 2:00pm. Opening ceremony: 12:30pm Friday. Awards: 7PM (approximate) Sunday. Coaches and Parents meeting: 11am Friday. Tournament Feedback meeting: 9:30AM Sunday. Scholastic meeting: 3pm Sat. EF: $40 if p/m by March 13, $60 if p/m by March 27, $78 after or at site. G/120. 6 Sections: K-9 Championship; K-9 Under 1250; K-8 Championship; K-8 Under 1000; K-8 Under 750; Unrated. Trophies for at least 25 players and 5 teams in each section based on attendance, plus many class trophies. Every player receives a medal. Blitz entry fee: $10 per player/$20 on site or after March 13. Bughouse entry onsite only $25 per team. 1/2 pt bye any rnd except 7 if req'd in advance (limit 1). Please bring clocks. Sets and score sheets provided. USCF memb req'd. Ent/Info: USCF, PO Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557. Website www.uschess.org/tournaments/2006/jhs. Team Rooms available: events@uschess.org. Feb rating supplement will be used. W, NS, NC.


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Club Championship Series IV
    Event Date: Saturday, April 15, 2006
    Posted By: Sean Hollick
    3SS, G/30, Glendale Mall (Library Auditorium), 6101 N Keystone, Indianapolis, IN. EF: FREE. Reg: 10-10:30am, Rds: 10:45am-12pm-1:15pm, Prizes: Trophy 1st. Email: events@circlecitychess.org, Info: 317-679-3514 or www.circlecitychess.org.

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Howard County Beginners Tourney
    Event Date: Saturday, April 15, 2006
    Posted By: Gary Fox
    Apr. 15. Howard County Beginners Tourney. 5SS,

    SD/30. Hampton Inn & Suites, 2920 S. Reed Rd. (US 31), Kokomo. Open to

    U1200, Awards for 1st-2nd-3rd, Top U1000, Top U700, Top Unrated. EF: $10

    if rec'd by 4/11, $15 site. Reg: 10-10:45am, Rds: 11-12-1:30-2:30-3:30.

    Ent: Terry Perkins, 4761 S. 400 E., Cutler, IN 46920. 765-566-2371,

    garyjfox@juno.com.


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Howard County Open
    Event Date: Saturday, April 15, 2006
    Posted By: Gary Fox
    Apr. 15. Howard County Open. 4SS, SD/75. Hampton Inn &

    Suites, 2920 S. Reed Rd. (US 31), Kokomo. $$499 b/40. EF: $25 if rec'd by

    4/11, $30 at site $160-80, U2000 $65, U1800 $60, Class C $55, Class D &

    Under $50, Upset $29. Reg: 8-8:45am, Rds: 9-12:30-3:30-6:30. Ent: Terry

    Perkins, 4761 S. 400 E., Cutler, IN 46920. 765-566-2371, garyjfox@juno.com.


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Louisville Open
    Event Date: Friday, April 21, 2006
    Posted By: Joshua Snyder
    Apr. 21-23 or 22-23 2nd Annual Louisville Open GPP: 30 Kentucky
    5SS, G/150 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60), Executive West Hotel, 830 Phillips Lane, Louisville KY 40209. $$G 5000. In 4 sections. Open: $700-500-300, top Expert $400, top U2000/Unr $400. FIDE. Under 1800: $600-300-200, top U1600 (no unr) $400. Under 1400: $500-250-150, top U1200 (no unr) $300. Under 1000: Trophies to top 5. Unrated may enter any section, but may not win over $150 in U1400 or $300 in U1800. Top 3 sections EF: 3-day $68, 2-day $67 mailed by 4/13, $66 online at chesstour.com by 4/19, $70 phoned by 4/19 to 406-896-2038 (payment only, no questions), $80 at site. No checks at site, credit cards OK. GMs $60 from prize. Under 1000 Section EF: All $40 less. Special EF: $10 less if advance EF paid with $49 USCF dues. Re-entry $40; not available in Open Section. 3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 12-6, Sun 9-2:30. 2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 11:30 am, rds Sat 12-3-6, Sun 9-2:30. Half point byes: all, limit 2, rds 3-5 must commit before rd 2. HR: 70-70, 502-367-2251, reserve by 4/9 or rate may increase. Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633. Ent: Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. $10 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, 845-496-9658. Advance entries will be posted at chesstour.com.


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    May Circle City Tornado
    Event Date: Saturday, May 06, 2006
    Posted By: Sean Hollick
    2 Sections: Open, Beginners U1200. Both: 4SS, G/75,Glendale Mall (Entrance #2), 6101 N Keystone, Indianapolis, IN. EF: Open $20 Adv, $25 at Site, Beginners $10 Adv/ $15 at site, Adv by 5/2. Both: Reg 8:00 to 8:45am, Rd1: 9am, Open Prizes: $350 b/26, $100-50, U2000-U1800-U1600-U1400 $50/each. Beginners: Trophies 1st-2nd, U1000, U800. UNR eligible for top prizes only. Ent: Circle City Chess Club, PO Box 891, Indianapolis, IN 46206. Email: events@circlecitychess.org, Info: 317-679-3514 or www.circlecitychess.org.

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    15th Annual Chicago Open GPP: 200
    Event Date: Friday, May 26, 2006
    Posted By: David Frey
    7SS, 40/2, SD/1, (3-day option rds. 1-2 G/75, 2-day option rds. 1-4 G/40). Doubletree Chicago/Oak Brook, Rt 2, 1909 Spring Rd (I-88 to Cermak Rd exit), Oak Brook IL 60521. Free parking. Prizes $150,000 based on 800 paid entries; else proportional, minimum $100,000 (2/3 of each prize) guaranteed. Unrated Section players, re-entries, GMs count as 1/2 entry toward prize fund. Unrated must enter Unr or Open section. 7 sections: Open: $15000-8000-4000-2500-1500-1000-800-600-500-500, clear winner bonus $300, 2300-2499 $3000-1500-700, Under 2300/Unr $3000-1500-700. If tie for first, top 2 on tiebreak play speed game (white 7 minutes, black 5 minutes & gets draw odds) for title & bonus prize. A US Championship Qualifier; details later. FIDE rated. Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800: each $8000-4000-2500-1500-1000-800-700-600-500-500. Under 1600: $7000-4000-2500-1500-1000-800-700-600-500-500. Under 1400: $5000-2500-1500-1200-1000-800-700-600-500-500. Under 1200: $3000-1500-1000-800-700-600-500-500-400-400, top Under 1000 $1200-600. Under 1000s play for both U1000 & U1200 prizes; receive larger if winning both. Unrated may enter any section, but may not win over $200 in U1200, $300 U1400, $400 U1600, $500 U1800, $600 U2000, or $700 U2200. Prize limits: 1) Players with under 26 games played as of 4/06 list may not win over $1000 U1200, $2000 U1400, $3000 U1600 through U2200. Games rated too late for 4/06 list not counted. 2) If more than 100 pts over section maximum on any list 12/04 or after, prize limit $1000. 3) If 1400/over established after 12/01, Under 1200 prize limit $500. 4) Balance of any limited prize goes to next player(s) in line. Mailed EF: 4-day $244, 3-day $243, 2-day $242 if mailed by 2/28; 4-day $274, 3-day $273, 2-day $272 mailed by 5/18; all $300 at site. No checks at site, credit cards OK. Online EF at chesstour.com: $241 by 2/28, $271 by 5/23, $300 after 5/23 until 2 hours before rd 1. Phone EF at 406-896-2038 (entry only, no questions): $250 by 2/28, $280 by 5/23. No phone entry after 5/23. Special EF: Under 1200 Section, all $30 less. Seniors over 65 in U1400 Section or above, $30 less. $10 less if advance EF paid with $49 USCF dues. Re-entry $120; not available in Open Section. GMs free; $180 deducted from prize. EF to Unrated: 4-day $74, 3-day $73, 2-day $72 mailed by 5/18; all $71 online at chesstour.com by 5/23, $80 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 5/23, $100 at site. Advance EF minus $10 service charge refunded for withdrawals who give notice at least 1 hour before rd 1 (no service charge if fee applied to future CCA tmts). 4-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-6, Mon 10-4:30. 3-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11-2:30-6, Sun 11-6, Sun 10-4:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sun. 9 am, rds Sun 10-12-2-3:45-6, Sun 10-4:30. All: 4-day & 3-day schedules merge after round 2; 2-day merges after rd 4; all compete for same prizes. Byes: all; limit 3, Open must commit before rd 2, lower sections must commit before rd 4. HR: 87-87-87-87, 800-528-0444, 630-472-6000, request chess rate, reserve by 5/7 or rate may increase. Car rentals: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633 or reserve car online at chesstour.com. Foreign player ratings: 100 points added to FIDE, 100 to FQE, 200/more to most other foreign, no pts added to CFC. Highest of multiple ratings used. Ent: Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. Questions: 845-496-9658, www.chesstour.com


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Indiana State Class Championships
    Event Date: Saturday, June 03, 2006
    Posted By: Sean Hollick
    4SS, G/75
    Glendale Mall, 6101 N. Keystone (Ent #2), Indianapolis.
    $1750 b/68.
    5 secs.
    M/X: $250-90-40-P* 20.
    Cls A: $225-85-40-P* 20.
    Cls B: $200-80-40-P* 20.
    Cls C: $185-80-40-P* 20.
    Cls D & Under: $175-80-40-P* 20 - U1200 1st-2nd-3rd medals.
    All: Reg. 8-8:45am.
    Rds. 9-11:45-3:30-5:15.
    Medals for 1st, 2nd, & top Scholastic in each class.
    P*=Top performance rating that has not won a prize.
    If 6 or less per sec then 3 rds G/90. Secs combined if 3 or less.
    EF: $42, $35 rcvd by 5/30. $20 for current Indiana Masters-$20 Master rebate if b/o reach 68. Special scholastic ent: In HS or below, enter at 1/2 price-cannot win monetary prizes; every SSE counts as 1/2 on b/o ent. Special U1200 EF: $15, $10 rcvd by 5/30, U1200 entry not eligible for monetary prizes, play with Class D & count 1/3 on b/o ent.
    Ent: CCCC, c/o Sean Hollick, PO Box 891, Indianapolis, IN 46206, sean@circlecitychess.org, 317-679-3514.


    *Top Boards in sections M/X, A, B, C, will have DGT boards and their games will be projected in the spectator area.

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    Links to this post:

    Create a Link

    << Home