Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tournaments & Events coming up in 2020

Monday Night Winter Chess League
The Dr. Farley Memorial XXXVII Monday Night Winter Chess League
 begins on January 6th, 2020 at the Rochester Chess Center.  
Register no later than 6:30pm 1/6/20.  Call the Rochester Chess Center
at 585-442-2430 for details, or sign-up at the Chess Center in person.
This league runs from 1/6/20 thru 3/16/20. Games start at 7pm.
10 Rounds; Game in 90 min. w/ 5 sec. delay.  All make-up games must be
completed no later than 3/18/20.  Chess Center members: $17,
$2 less if you played in Fall 2019 league. Non-members add $8.
Play every Monday.  March 16th is for make-ups.

The 42nd Marchand Open
 The 42nd annual Marchand Tournament will be held April 4-5 2020 at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex (on the MCC Campus) 2700 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd, Rochester NY 14623. Details will be linked here soon.

Special thanks to Dan Burnside for taking the photos for us.

Additional Tournaments will be added as they become available.
Here are some of them:

2020 Youth Tournaments in Rochester New York
            Register at ROCHESTER CHESS CENTER or by calling (585) 442-2430

 “All” means recommended for all who know how to play chess; many beginners from the host school will be playing in their first event.

“Exp” means for experienced players who are comfortable with long time controls, use of chess clock, and recording their moves.

For All     Jan 11         28th The Harley Scholastic at 1981 Clover St, Rochester 14618

For All     Jan 25         13th India Community Center at 2171 Monroe at Wayne County Line Rd, Macedon 14502

For All     Mar 7          24th Seton Catholic at 165 Rhinecliff Dr, Rochester 14618

For Exp    Mar 14,15  53rd NY State Scholastic Championships at both Saratoga Springs Hilton & Marriott 12866

For All     Mar 21        14th North Street School at 400 W. North St, Geneva 14456

For Females   Mar 28        15th Woman's Invitational at Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Dr 14610

For Exp    Apr 4,5       42nd Marchand Open, $$17,000 at Bill Grays Iceplex, 2700 Brighton-Henrietta Town Line Rd 14623.  Note: optional early 1st round on Friday Apr 3rd at Chess Center.

For All     Apr 18          5th Wayne Elem. (was Freewill) - 1784 Ridge Rd, Ontario 14520

Events recommended for “All" are not USCF rated, $12 entry fee, 9am start to 12:30pm, Sections K-2, 3-5, 6-8, trophies to top each grade and section (both individual and school team of 3 players), prizes for all, no eliminations - expect to play four or five games.