2016 3/17 Weekly Update

We will have our regular open play meeting this Saturday, 3/19, starting at 10:00 a.m. in the coffee shop area of the Books-A-Million store at the Lycoming Mall.

Our club’s next USCF-rated, three-round, quad-style tournament will be held on Saturday, April 23, at the Genetti Hotel in Williamsport. For more information and to register:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saturday-4232016-quad-tournament-tickets-22495590918

The challenger and new women’s world champion, Hou Yifan, defeated the previous champion, Mariya Muzychuk, 6-3 in the 2016 Women’s World Chess Championship Match in Lviv, Ukraine.

After five rounds, Sergey Karjakin leads the 2016 Candidates tournament with 3.5 points. The winner of this round-robin tournament will face current men’s world champion, Magnus Carlson, in the 2016 championship match to be held this November in New York City. http://moscow2016.fide.com/#intro

Club website: www.williamsportchessclub.org
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsportChessClub
Chess.com group: http://www.chess.com/groups/home/williamsport-chess-club

Chess is everything: art, science and sport.” – Anatoly Karpov