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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:

 

23rd Dave Collyer Memorial (Feb. 28- March 1, 2015)

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FEBRUARY 27, 2015

John Donaldson Simul and Talk          

 

6:00 p.m.-– IM John Donaldson lecture at the Kress Gallery – Riverpark Square, downtown Spokane.  The topic will be the Tromso Olympiad

6:45 p.m.—- Donaldson Simul  --  $10 per board

 

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The 23rd DAVE COLLYER MEMORIAL

February 28 – March 1, 2015

 

        The Spokane Chess Club and the Gary Younker Foundation, in memory of former presidents Dave Collyer and Gary Younker, proudly present the Twenty-Third Dave Collyer Memorial tournament.

             Location: Basement Conference Room, St. Anne’s Children’s Center, 25 W. Fifth Ave., Spokane.  A computer-paired, five-round Swiss System event.  Registration: 8:30-9:30, February 28, 2015. Mandatory player meeting at 9:45 (except for sleep in).

            Rounds:  10 (or 12)-2:30-7; 9-1:30 or ASAP.  Time control: Game/115 + 5 sec delay.  Entry fee: $27 if received by 2/27, $33 at the door; under 19 $5 less. Telephone entries accepted.  All registrants must check in by 9:30 unless a first-round bye was granted or player is playing in the “sleep in” section. Late arrivals might not be paired in first round.

            Special “Sleep In” option.  Anyone interested in sleeping in can play their round one game commencing at noon under g/60 time control and join the regular event for round two.  Registration for this option ends at 11:40 a.m. February 28.

            A Northwest Grand Prix Event. $1800 GUARANTEED prize fund.  Class prizes based on at least 5 per class; classes may be reconfigured if less than five class entries.  Only one prize per player (excluding biggest upset). NS, NC, W.  One ˝-point bye available if requested by end of prior round; Sunday bye must be requested by end of round 3.  Director reserves the right to use class pairings in final round.

                                      PRIZES

                   FIRST --      $350

                   SECOND -- $225

                   THIRD --     $125

                   Class Prizes: Top Expert $100

$100 first, $70 second: A; B; C; D; E/unrated. 

Biggest Upsets: $100 & $50 (non-provisional ratings).

            Entries:  Spokane CC, c/o Kevin Korsmo N. 9923 Moore, Spokane, WA 99208-9339. 

For information please call (509) 270-1772.

Check website for updates & directions: www.spokanechessclub.org

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