KCC Minutes

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Fall Lectures

The Kenilworth Chess Club will be hosting 2 lectures this fall.

On October 25th, LM Scott Massey will present endgames played by Akiba Rubinstein and on November 29th expert Michael Goeller will speak about the Urusov Gambit.

Fish Memorial Starts 9/13

Our 5th Annual Sy Fish Memorial will begin next Thursday, on September 13th. This year's tourney will be a 5-round swiss with a G/60 (or G/60;d5?) time control.

5th Sy Fish Memorial
 September 13-October 18, 2012

Format: 5-SS
Time Control: G/60 (+ 5s delay?)
Entry Fee: $10.
Prize Fund: 90% of entry fees collected.
Prizes: 1st place 30% of EF; 2nd place 20% of EF; 3rd place, U2050, U1750, U1525 each 10% of EF.
Rounds: 8:30 p.m. on 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/11 and 10/18.
Late-joins accepted until the 3rd round is paired.
Late-joiners will receive a 1/2 point for each round missed but lose a bye-option.
Two byes per player allowed.
Byes may be taken in any round.
Please inform the TD or Club President before that round is paired.
Pairings for rounds 1-2 to be made on site.
Pairings for rounds 3-5 to be made on the prior Friday.
Register: On site 9/13, 9/20, 9/27 from 8:00-10:45 p.m.

Note: There will be no round on October 4th.

Blitz Tournament Canceled

Tonight's Blitz Tournament has been canceled.

Casual games and the Garden State Chess League's annual pre-season meeting will take place, instead.