2015 8/13 Weekly Update


Meetings: For those not interested in this week’s USCF-rated tournament, we will still have our regular open play meeting this Saturday, 8/15, starting at 10:00 a.m. in the coffee shop area of the Books-A-Million store at the Lycoming Mall.

We will have a USCF-rated quad tournament this Saturday. For details: www.williamsportchessclub.org/tournaments/quadtournament

2015 Williamsport Open: Our club’s first weekend tournament, the 2015 Williamsport Open, will be held on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 on the Penn College campus. We’re advertising a $1,200 prize fund based on 40 registrations with $1,000 of that guaranteed if we don’t receive 40 entrants. There will be three sections of competition; Open, U1800 (must be rated 1799 or lower) and U1400 (must be rated 1399 or lower). Each of the three sections will offer the following prize awards: 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50. 1st and 2nd in each section will also receive a tournament trophy. The registration fee for adults (18 and over) is $50. Youth (under 18) registrations are $20. We’re accepting registrations at www.2015williamsportopen.org.

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