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Area Event Updates

Check out several events coming up in the next couple of months by clicking on the Area Events link above!


For information on the following area events, please check for the flyers listed below in date order:


Uncle's g/25 (June 13)

Qualchan Quads (July 18)

Spokane Falls Open (August 15-16)


Uncle's g/25

June 13


Uncle's Games Spokane Valley Mall

14700 E. Indiana Ave.


E.F. $10

Reg: 10:00-10:45

4 round swiss

Game 25 (3 second delay)


Round 1: 11:00

Round 2: 12:00

Round 3: 1:30

Round 4: 2:30


USCF rated & unrated sections

kids section if enough interest


Prizes: Based on entries



 David B. Griffin (President Spokane Chess Club)

(509) 994-9739




Qualchan Quads

July 18


Site: Spokane Valley Library

E. 12004 E. Main

Spokane, WA 99206


Reg: Sat 8:30-9:45

E.F. $16

Format: 3 Rds  G/2Hr (5 second delay)

USCF membership required n/c

(USCF rated and NWGP event)

coffee & snacks provided



Dave Griffin

P.O. Box 631

Spokane Valley, WA 99037

(509) 994-9739

Email: dbgrffn@hotmail.com Spokanechessclub.org


(Chess downstairs take elevator)



2015 Spokane Falls Open

August 15-16

Gonzaga University (Schoenberg Center)

Rm. 201 & 202

N. 800 Pearl Street  

Spokane, WA 99202


Registration: Sat. 8:30am-9:30am

Rounds: Sat. 10:00-2:30-7:00 Sun: 9:00-1:30 or ASAP.

Time Control:   G/120 (with 5 second delay)


 E.F. $18 if received by 8/14,  $3 less for under 18 year olds. $25 for all at the site. Telephone entries accepted. USCF rated and a NWGP event.  $500 prize fund based on 25, Class prizes based on at least five per section. Only one prize per person (Excluding biggest upset.) (Both players must have established ratings)  NS, NC, W. One point bye if requested before proceeding round;  Sunday byes must be requested before the end of round 3.  Director reserves the right to use class pairings in the final round.

Spoecial Event: Spokane Falls Open will be held concurrently with the Spokane City Championship on August 15-16.  Nikolay Bulakh will take on the winner of a six player round-robin that will take place between May 28-August 2.

Two rounds are scheduled  for Saturday while rounds three and four will be scheduled for Sunday.

The time control will be G/2Hr with a 5 second delay. If needed there will be a G/10 playoff with the first to three points wins.



 1st Overall:          $120

2nd Overall:           $80


 Class Prizes:

1st (U/1800;U/1600;U/1400)                  $60

2nd (U/1800;U1600;U1400)                   $30

Biggest Upset:                                          $30      (non-provisional ratings)


 (Cookies & coffee provided)


Entries: Spokane CC, c/o David B. Griffin                                                                

 P.O. Box 631         

Spokane Valley, WA 99037         

For information cell (509) 994-9739 

email: dbgrffn@hotmail.com