Saturday, September 16, 2023

Fall CHESS events coming up!

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

  • Monday Night League Tournament starting Sept 18th: The Don Stubblebine Memorial Monday Night Chess League begins on Monday Sept 18th. This is a 10-week event over 10 Mondays, plus a make-up week. Sign up and you will be assigned to a team. Please register no later than 6:30pm on September 18th. G/90;d5. Location: Rochester Chess Center.  Chief Tournament Director: Ken McBride.
  • Central NY Open Chess Tournament in Syracuse starting Sept 22nd: Sept 22-24 or 23-24, 2023: Central New York Open, Syracuse NY - Run by the Continental Chess Association (CCA). Online entry from Chief Tournament Director: Steve Immitt.
  • Wednesdays: Oct 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Nov 1st: CCCR's Annual Club Championship. Location: Rochester Chess Center. Contact Rochester Chess Center for details or stop in to visit. Flyers on-site. There will be CCCR rated games as usual at the Chess Center for players not participating in the club championship tournament. Click this link for the online flyer in PDF format. Chief Tournament Director: Ron Lohrman.

Rochester New York Weekly Tournaments:
  • 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.

        1955 Chess Review Cover
Chess Review, December 1955. P 381.

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