July 2016 Update

Have a wonderful 4th of July Holiday Weekend!

We will have our regular open play meeting every Saturday in July starting at 10:00 a.m. in the coffee shop area of the Books-A-Million store at the Lycoming Mall.
Here are the meeting dates: 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30.

The 47th Susquehanna Valley Open tournament, a USCF Junior Grand Prix event, will be held on the weekend of 7/23-24 at Bloomsburg University. Here is the tournament information from the USCF tournament listing:

Honeysuckle Student Apts., 111 Honeysuckle Ct., Bloomsburg, PA 17815. 5 SS – G/85 d5. EF: $29 received by July 21, $40 later. Two Sections: Open/Under 1800, $ (Total Prize Fund = $750 b/40): Open: 250 – 125, U2000 – 75; U1800: 150 – 100 – 50. Free lunch Saturday and Sunday! Prizes may be increased if over 40 entries, seating may be limited. Reg.: 9 – 9:30 am. Rds.: 10 am – 1:30 pm – 5 pm, 10 am – 1:30 pm. Byes: 1 available if requested before Rd. 2. Housing: $50 for one night, $90 for Fri & Sat – for housing and sign up contact Sam Lamonto, 717-580-7492, slamdk57@gmail.com. Send Entries: SVO C/O Sam Lamonto, 1408 Walnut St., Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Club website: www.williamsportchessclub.org
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsportChessClub
Chess.com group: http://www.chess.com/groups/home/williamsport-chess-club
If the student forces himself to examine all the moves that smite, however absurd they look at first glance, he is on the way to becoming a master of tactics.”  –  Cecil Purdy