Saturday, June 8, 2013

Get ready for the Community Chess Club of Rochester's 17th Annual Club Championship - October 2, 9, 16, 23 !

 Last year's defending Club Champion: Abraham Glasser

When: Four consecutive Wednesday nights, October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd. Registration for first round 6pm-7:15pm. Register before October 2nd for reduced rate. Games begin at 7:30pm.

                Save the these dates!  We welcome new members!

Where/Contact: Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Drive, Rochester, NY 14610. Phone: 585-442-2430.

Rounds: 4 Swiss System

Time Controls: G/80d5 (game in 80 minutes, with 5 second delay)

Prizes/Awards: (details coming soon)

Food Provided for all rounds! For the 4th round, all players are asked to bring a dish to pass as this is a community event. Sign-up sheet will be at the Rochester Chess Center. The club will provide dinner and snacks for all rounds!

  • Must be a current CCCR member
  • Four games played as CCCR Member during any 4 Wednesdays prior to October 2nd
  • Must be a current USCF member

CCCR Membership: CCCR Membership $25/year (which includes free entry free for your first game as a CCCR member, or a renewed member). Membership duration is for one year from the date of joining the club. We currently have 40 members, as of June 2013.

Entry Fee: (details coming soon, but will be a small nominal fee)

TD: The tournament Director will be Ronald Lohrman

CCCR Champions Hall of Fame 1997-2012:
2012: Abraham Glasser
2011: Douglas Spencer
2010: Donald Stubblebine
2009: Isay Golay
2008: Matt Parry
2007: Craig LaSalle
2006: Isay Golyak
2005: Isay Golyak
2004: Andrey Kozitsky
2001-2003: Igor Nikolayev
2000: Isay Golyak
1999: Isay Golyak
1998: James Clague
1997: Michael Winans


Photo Credit: USCF
Our friend Shelby appears on page 9 of the June 2013 issue of Chess Life magazine.