I wanted to post a quick update of some upcoming chess tournaments. You can see upcoming tournaments on our website’s Schedule Page.
First Wednesday of the Month Tournament
A reminder that our next “monthly” tournament will be this Wednesday (“First Wednesday of the Month”) at Gamescape. This is a G/5 tournament. Registration is 6:45 pm – 7:00 pm. $5 members, $7 non-members. Number of rounds will depend on number of players.
Tallahassee Scholastic Chess Tournament
This will be held February 25th at Gamescape in the Tallahassee Mall. It is a 5 round Swiss System tournament, G/20. Rounds at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00. Entry Fee is $15 (on-site), $10 for early entry. Tallahasseee Chess Club members get an addtional $5 discount.
Prizes will be:
- Trophies to 1st-3rd place in each grade category (K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12).
- All players will receive a commemorative medal.
- Addtionally, the top 3 players OVERALL will receive a 1-year membership to the US Chess Federation which includes a subscription to Chess Life magazine (or Chess Life 4 Kids magazine, depending on age).
- If that’s not enough, the Top Female player of the tournament will receive a copy of “Play Like a Girl” autographed by the book’s author, International Woman Grandmaster Jennifer Shahade.
- Still not enough? Okay, Top player in the K-3 or 4-6 category will receive a copy of “Gary’s Adventures in Chess Country” by Igor Sukhin.
Tallahassee Chess Club – The Quads of March
This will be a USCF-rated tournament, Quad format (3 rounds, round robin), G/90. Entry Fee will be $30 (on-site), or $25 for early entry. Tallahassee Chess Club members get an addtional $5 discount. Cash prizes will be paid out at 100%.
Registration forms and more details will be posted in a few days.