Welcome to the official Community Chess Club of Rochester (CCCR) blog which includes chess news and event information. The Rochester Chess Center is a separate USCF affiliate. You are encouraged to visit the Rochester Chess Center where both affiliates run a variety of excellent tournaments. Both chess clubs work together to promote chess. Tournament announcements will be posted here. Contact us at 585-442-2430. Our Address is: 221 Norris Drive, Rochester New York 14610. Thanks for visiting!
Thursday, April 27, 2017
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 www.nychess.org
Equipment Sales are also available www.chessset.com
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