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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 (Aug. 13-14)

Turkey Open (Missoula Oct. 29-30)



2016 Spokane Falls Open

August 13-14


River Park Square

Kress Gallery

3rd Floor

808 W. Main Ave.

Spokane, WA 99201


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 8/12,  $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 ½ 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.

Special Event: Spokane Falls Open will be held concurrently with the Spokane City Championship on August 13-14.  Michael Cambareri will take on the winner of a six player round-robin that will take place between June 4-5

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 reach 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  or

email: dbgrffn@hotmail.com    





October 29-30, 2016



Best Western Grant Creek Inn     Phone: 406-543-0700

5280 Grant Creek Rd                      Email:grantcreek@bestwesternmissoula.com

Missoula, MT  59808                      Rooms: $99 (1-4 adults) if made by Oct. 14.


5Rd Swiss

REGISTRATION: 8-9:15am; Unpaid entries at 9:15 can expect a 1/2pt 1st Rd bye. Mandatory players meeting at 9:45. MCA Grand Prix event.

ENTRY FEE: $25 if received by 10/28, $29 at the door.  Unrated—EF $15 with MCA membership waived, but must join USCF.  MCA/ OSA.  Under 18--$5 less.  Prepaid cancellations made by 10/28 will receive a full refund.  Make checks payable to “UCCC.”

ROUNDS: 10, 1:30, 6:30; 9, 1:30 or ASAP. ½ pt. byes available, Rd. 4 & 5 byes must be made by Sat. night.

TIME CONTROLS: Rd1—G/90/d5; Rds2-5—G /120/d5

PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $75, B, C, D/E--$50 Biggest upset (non-provisional) $75

Based on 25 paid entries. Ties will split prizes.


CONTACT: Romie Carpenter, 406-546-1940; romiecarpenter@gmail.com

2120 S. Reserve St. PMB212

Missoula, MT 59801