Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Rochester Chess Center's Weekly Schedule

Every Monday:  7 to 10pm, Rated League, ~10 weeks.  We’ll get you onto a team.  Runs throughout the year in four 10 week segments.  4 or 5 players on a team, the highest player on your team plays the highest player on your opponent’s team, etc.  Rated by the USCF.  Game in 90 minutes with 5 second delay.  $$25
Registration 1st week to form teams: 6-6:50pm

Every Wednesday:  7:30 to 10pm, USCF Rated Games with the Community Chess Club of Rochester.  This is the best event for adult players new to tournament disciplines of recording moves and budgeting time on a chess clock.  Opponent with similar skill/rating is assigned. Game in 80 minutes with 5 second delay. $$5 Registration: 6:30-7:20pm

Every Saturday:  10am to 1pm, Youth Tournament.  Practice budgeting your time with a chess clock, and recording moves with a score sheet.  Prize for each player, and trophy for “player of the day”.   If you are a USCF member, your games will count toward your national rating.  Game in 30minutes, usually 3-5 games.  $$5
Register no later than 1:55pm

Every Saturday:  2 to 8pm, Afternoon Tournament.  USCF rated, cash prizes 70% of entries.  Sections by rating, 8 players each.  Game in 60 minutes with 5 second delay; 3 rounds.  $$15 adults, 13 high school, 11 pre high school
Registration: Arrive by 10am for 1st round, or arrive later and join the next available round

USCF events require USCF membership,  $46 premium (w/magazine) or $40 regular.  Special rates for youth and seniors.  You can join the USCF here the same day you play.  Entry fees are shown as $$ in the description of each event. 

For chess classes, tutoring, camps, visit our High School League website     
                                                             Equipment Sales are also available