Schedule


WESTCHESTER CHESS CLUB
 
Fall 2018

The program is subject to adjustments, depending on attendance.

  • CLUB HOURS: Doors open Thursday at 7:30pm and must close at 10:50pm. If you come in on a Thursday and the outside door is still locked, please call Alan Kuras, 914-310-2122 or Andre Morawski, 917-583-3766. We both have door keys.
  • ALL TOURNAMENTS
    • All tournaments are USCF rated. *Tournament players to be in the Club by 7:45 pm.* 
    • The program is subject to adjustments, depending on attendance.
    • Events begin at 8:00pm, ALL CLOCKS MUST START at 8:00 pm sharp!
    • To express interest in a tournament, please email Alan Kuras & cc Ken Liu and Andre Morawski
  • CLUB MEMBERSHIP & FEES:
    • WCC membership yearly dues - Adult: $40, Student: $20.
    • Tournament entry fees - WCC members: free, Non-members: $15.
  • MAKE-UP GAMES: Those unable to play a round of a Tournament must notify opponent & TD Alan Kuras (please copy Ken Liu and Andre Morawski) no later than Wednesday at noon prior to that round's game, else be forfeited. Such games must be completed on or before the closest scheduled make-up Thursday. If TD will not receive results of the made up game by Tuesday before the next Championship Thursday, 6:00 pm, the game will be scored as an unrated forfeit.
  • REQUESTED BYEs: during a Tournament, a player will be allowed to take one 1/2-point bye. Notify TD a week in advance. No Bye’s in Championship.
  • CLOCK NOTES: Those using a digital clock, set the time given plus 5 second delay. Those using an analog clock, add 5 min 
    • Digital clocks: +5-second delay, i.e. G40 becomes G40+5sec/move
    • Analog clocks: 5 minutes added, i.e. G40 becomes G45  
  • FOOD & DRINK: At the request of the church, absolutely NO food or drink other than water is allowed in the building. The church graciously allows us to use their meeting room. Please leave the area clean and orderly as you found it. Thank you!


16 Aug.

Open, friendly games, Swiss make-ups if required.


23 Aug.

Summer Swiss, G75+5” Third Round.


30 Aug.

Open, friendly games, Swiss make-ups if required.


6 Sept. 

Quads G70+5” First Round.


13 Sept.

Quads G70+5” Second Round.


20 Sept.

Quads G70+5” Third Round.


27 Sept.

General meeting of WCC Members. Quad makeups.


4 Oct.

Additional Quads makeups. Open night, friendly games.


11 Oct.

Fall Swiss 4 Rounds G70+5” First Round


18 Oct.

Fall Swiss 4 Rounds G70+5” Second Round


25 Oct.

Fall Swiss makeups. Open night, friendly games.


1 Nov.

Fall Swiss 4 Rounds G70+5” Third Round.


8 Nov

Fall Swiss 4 Rounds G70+5” Fourth Round.


15 Nov.

Fall Swiss makeups. Open night, friendly games.


22 Nov.

Club closed, Thanksgiving Day.


29 Nov.

Double Quads, G35+5”, same opponent, play two games: as White & Black. First Round.


6 Dec.

Double Quads, G35+5” Second Round.


13 Dec.

Double Quads, G35+5” Third Round.


20 Dec.

Double Quads makeups. Open night, friendly games.


27 Dec.

Speed Chess, format T.B.D.


3 Jan.

TBD. Happy New Year!


                     Winter-Spring SCHEDULE: To be announced and posted at the end of 2018.