Sunday, June 25, 2023

Summer CHESS events coming up!


A list of chess events is being added.  Here is a list of some of the upcoming chess events in Rochester and the surrounding area:

  • Monday June 26: Don Stubblebine Memorial Monday Night Chess League begins. This is a 10-week event over 10 Mondays, plus a make-up week. Starts Monday June 25th. Sign up and you will be assigned to a team. Please register no later than 6:30pm on March 3rd. G/90;d5. Location: Rochester Chess Center
  • Starting July 5th and All Summer Weeks thru Labor Day: Chess Camp!  Location: Rochester Chess Center. Call 585-442-2430 for more information.
  • Wednesday July 12th: Rochester Chess Center's Annual Picnic. Location: Mendon Ponds Park. Contact Rochester Chess Center for details and directions. There will be CCCR rated games as usual at the Chess Center.
  • Wednesday July 26th: Annual CCCR Chess Simultaneous: Location: Rochester Chess Center. Sign up at Rochester Chess Center. Limit of 28 seats. Payment required for seat reservation. Play against CCCR co-champions Matt Slomski and Ryan Beh. Pizza. Prizes for draws and wins against co-champions. Entry Fee: $6 for non-CCCR members; $2 for CCCR members. All are welcome. Unrated event. Pizza on-site at 6:30. Everyone must be on-site and seated by 7:20. Event starts at 7:30pm. We will also have USCF rated games for those not participating in the chess simultaneous with registration between 6:30pm and 7:15 with rated games at 7:30pm.
  • Wednesday Nights: CCCR 7pm Chess. This is a 1 game G/80;d5 event where players are generally paired closely to their US Chess Rating and appropriately for new players. Registration: 6:30pm to 7:15pm on-site or by calling ahead within that time. $6 visitors, $4 CCCR members. Join US Chess membership on-site for US Chess rating. US Chess membership required to played rated chess game. Location: Rochester Chess Center.
  • Saturday Mornings: RCC Youth tournament beginning at 10am. Late entrants OK. Gain experience playing in chess tournaments. US Chess membership not required, but available on-site for your child to obtain a chess rating.  Location: Rochester Chess Center. Entry fee $7.
  • Saturday Afternoons: RCC 3-round G/60;d5 tournament beginning at 2pm. Register by 1:45pm. Join US Chess membership on-site for US Chess rating. US Chess membership required to played rated chess game. Location: Rochester Chess Center. Entry fee is $16, with reduced entry fee for Rochester Chess Center Members and HS/Pre-HS students.

More events will be added as they become available.

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