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


 Dave Collyer Memorial (Feb. 24-25, 2018)



February 24 25, 2018


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


Location: Millwood Presbyterian Church Community Center

                 3223 N. Marguerite,  Millwood, WA 99212          

I-90 Exit 287; north on Argonne Road to light at Euclid; turn left, two blocks.


            A computer-paired, five-round Swiss System event.


Registration: 9:30-10:30, February 24, 2018.

Rounds:  11-2:30-7; 10-2:30 or ASAP.  Time control: Round 1: G/90,d5; Rounds 2-5: G/115,d5.  Entry fee: $28 if received by 2/23, $35 at the door; under 19 $5 less. Telephone entries accepted (pay at door).  All registrants must check in by 10:40 unless a first-round bye was granted.

            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.


                   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: www.spokanechessclub.org





 6:00 p.m.- IM John Donaldson lecture at the Kress Gallery River Park Square, 808 West Main, Spokane. 

 6:45 p.m.- Donaldson Simul  --  $10 per board (bring your own equipment)



2:30 3:00 Registration for Blitz at Kress Gallery (2nd level River Park Square).

Event will end by 6:00.  Format depending upon entries.