Thursday, April 24, 2014
Upcoming Ohio Valley Chess Tournaments
Professor James D. Mellick of Cedarville University in Southern Ohio. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
I received a note from Robert Chenault of Cincinnati concerning upcoming tournaments in Central and Southern Ohio, some of which are not advertised in Chess Life. I am planning to attend the one this weekend, so please stop by and say hello.
This coming Saturday, April 26th - Chess Earth will host the highly anticipated:
Cincy Tornado “Kibitizers” chess tournament (Game in 60 with 5 second delay)
Register online - Entry Fee $25 www.chessearth.com or pay $30 at site. Visa, MasterCard, Amex accepted at site. First Baptist Church (corner of Winton Rd. and Sharon Rd.)
May 9 – CCC Loves Quick Chess Tournament – www.cincinnatichessclub.com
May 10 – Cincinnati vs. Dayton - Chess Match held at the Dayton Chess Club.
www.daytonchessclub.com and www.cincinnatichessclub.com
May 16 – Women’s Championship - www.cincinnatichessclub.com
May 17 – Ohio Elementary State Championship – www.neilley.com/chess
May 17 – Blunders & Hypocrites – Cincy Tornado - www.chessearth.com
May 23-25 – 56th Gem City Open – www.daytonchessclub.com
5-SS, 30/90 d5, SD/60 d5 (2-day schedule, rd. 1 G/90 d5) at Dayton Chess Club, 18 West 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402. PRIZE FUND GUARANTEED 3 sections: OPEN, open to all. GTD $1200, 800, 501, 400, 301; U2000: $500, 300 Premier-U1800. $501, 301; U1600: $500, 300 Reserve-U1400. $501, 301; U1200: $500, 300. EF: 3-day $88, 2-day $89 if mailed or registered online by 5/16, then $98 at site 2 or 3 day. Free to SM & above-($85 deducted from winnings), DCC mbrs $5 disc. Ohio Grand Prix event, OCA members deduct $3 from EF. 3-day schedule: Reg. Fri. 5- 6:30pm, Rds.: Fri 7pm; Sat 2pm, 7:30pm; Sun 9:30am, 3pm. 2-day schedule: Reg. Sat. 8:30- 9:30am. Rd.1 at 10am, then merges with 3-day. Re-entry: $30. Any player who loses Fri night may re-enter for $30 and loss will not count in tournament standings. One 1/2 pt bye available in Rds. 1-4 (request prior to R1). Unrated players may play in any section with prizes limited to 1/3 except in OPEN with balance to next player(s). $25 upset prize each section.
May 30 – Bug House Championship - www.cincinnatichessclub.com
June 6 – Tim Lake Tandem Team Chess Tournament - www.cincinnatichessclub.com
June 14 – Summer Pawn Storm XXIII - www.daytonchessclub.com
June 21 – Emotional Chess – Cincy Tornado - www.chessearth.com
June 27-29 – Columbus Open – www.centralchessclub.com
July 11 – CCC Quick Chess Championship Day - www.cincinnatichessclub.com
July 12 – Heat Wave Pawn Storm XXIV - www.daytonchessclub.com
July 19 – Unorthodox Openings – Cincy Tornado - www.chessearth.com
July 25-27 – Ohio Masters
www.OhioChessAcademy.com and www.daytonchessclub.com
For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Interesting analysis of R vs. N endgames at The Chess World.com