2016 4/14 Weekly Update

We will have our regular open play meeting this Saturday, 4/16, starting at 10:00 a.m. in the coffee shop area of the Books-A-Million store at the Lycoming Mall.

We’ve confirmed the date of the first match in our inter-city competition with the State College chess club. The match will be held on Saturday, May 14 in the Washington Room at the Genetti Hotel. Our team roster is almost filled. If you’re interested in participating please contact Jim Cunningham ASAP, jim.cunningham@outlook.com.

Our club’s next USCF-rated, three-round, quad-style tournament will be held next 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 annual U.S. Chess Championship tournament is being held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in Saint Louis. “The 2016 U.S. Championship is an elite national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest chess players in America. Over the course of eleven rounds, these competitors will battle for $194,000 in prize money, qualification into the World Championship cycle, and the coveted title of 2016 U.S. Champion.” http://www.uschesschamps.com/

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

“I am not afraid to lose, I don’t care about the rating points, I just play chess.Veselin Topalov