Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Upcoming Chess Events in the Rochester area and around NY State


Events at the Rochester Chess Center:


Chess Camp

Chess Camp all Summer!  Sign up at the Rochester Chess Center.  

Chess Camp Schedule - Click Here.

          A Typical Day at Chess Camp - Click Here.

Rochester Chess Center's Summer Chess Schedule.  Click here.

July 11 - The Dr. Farley Memorial Monday Night Summer Chess League begins.  The league runs for 10 weeks on Monday nights. Teams are forming.  Sign-up at the Chess Center. Time Control: G/90d5; Call 585-442-2430 for Info.  Register by 6:30pm 7/11/22


July 13 - Chess Center's Annual Picnic at Mendon Ponds Park, East Lodge.  Lodge is open at 1pm.  Grill fires stoked at 5:30. We hope to see you there!  

Update: Here are photos from the Picnic!  We had a great time.  We hope to see you there next year!

Chess Lecture

Aug 3 - Clif Kharroubi Chess Lecture at 6pm.  Topic: The Dynamic English in Black and White.  There will be pizza & beverages at 5:30pm!  Sign up at the Chess Center. Sponsored by the Community Chess Club of Rochester.  Free for CCCR members; $5 for non-members.  All are welcome!  5pm-5:30pm: Free pizza & Beverages.  5:30-6:30pm: Lecture (Introduction, Presentation, Q&A, Closing notes).  6:30pm: Registration for CCCR G/80d5 games (optional, following lecture).  The lecture will be video recorded. 

Chess Simultaneous

Aug 17 - Annual CCCR Chess Simultaneous. Simultaneous is at 7:30pm.  There will be pizza & beverages at 6:30pm!  Prizes!  Sign-up at the chess center.  Check out this flyer. 

Chess Lecture

Sept 14 - Matt Slomski Chess Lecture at 6pm.  Topic: Queen vs 1 Pawn and Queen vs 2 Pawns Close to Promotion.  There will be pizza & beverages at 5:30pm!  Sign up at the Chess Center. Sponsored by the Community Chess Club of Rochester.  Free for CCCR members; $5 for non-members.  All are welcome!  5pm-5:30pm: Free pizza & Beverages.  5:30-6:30pm: Lecture (Introduction, Presentation, Q&A, Closing notes).  6:30pm: Registration for CCCR G/80d5 games (optional, following lecture).  The lecture will be video recorded.

Community Chess Club Championship

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 - Annual CCCR Championship.  Flyer will be available in September.

Chess Lecture

Nov 16 - Clif Kharroubi Chess Lecture at 6pm, followed by CCCR Awards Night ceremony at 7:30pm.  There will be pizza & beverages at 5:30pm!  Sign up at the Chess Center.  Flyer will be available in October.

Dec 21 - CCCR Holiday Party and Rated Games.  Pizza will be provided.  Players can bring a treat to share (optional).


Other Events in NY State:

New York State Championship

Sept 2-5, 3-5 or 4-5, 2022.  144th annual NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.  Labor Day weekend at Albany Marriott. PRIZE FUND RAISED TO $18,000 GUARANTEED!  Click here for link.