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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:


Spokane Falls Open (August 16-17)

Eastern Washington Open (Oct. 4-5) (flyer to be posted later)


2014 Spokane Falls Open

August 16-17


Gonzaga University (Schoenberg Center)

Rm. 201 & 202

N. 800 Pearl Street  

Spokane, WA 99258

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 8/15,  $3 less. Telephone entries accepted. USCF rated and a NWGP event.  $500 prize fund based on 25, Class prizes based on at least four 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 16-17.  Nikolay Bulakh will take on one of six players who are now playing in a round-robin.

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