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Join Us for an Exciting Lecture on Tal’s Famous Games: Magic or Bluff

We are thrilled to announce a special lecture by Xiao on Friday, June 21st. Delve into the fascinating world of Mikhail Tal, one of the greatest and most enigmatic chess players of all time. This insightful lesson, titled “Tal’s Famous Games: Magic or Bluff”, will explore Tal’s unique and imaginative playing style that has captivated chess enthusiasts for generations.

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, June 21st
  • Time: 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM
  • Topic: Tal’s Famous Games; Magic or Bluff

Entry Fee:

  • $20 for 1 person
  • $30 for 2 people
  • $40 for 3 or 4 people

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Xiao and unravel the magic behind Tal’s legendary games. Secure your spot today and immerse yourself in an evening of chess brilliance and strategy.

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Three rounds, Swiss System, USCF rated. $1250 in prizes, 50% guaranteed

Three Sections:

CHAMPIONSHIP: CLASS B and above (rated 1600+): 1st — $500 2nd — $200
RESERVE: Class C, D, E (rated between 1000 and 1599). 1st — $250 2nd — $125
BOOSTER (U1000): Rated under 1000 and unrated. 1st — $100 (+trophy) 2nd — $50

“Special” Top Senior (age 50+) prize awarded: $50.

Live US Chess regular ratings used for pairings and prizes. Prizes based on 50 registrations. Unrated players eligible only for place prizes. Accelerated parings / sections may be merged at TD discretion.

Time Control: G/75; inc. 30; USCF rated.
Entry Fee: $50.00 if pre-registered by 6/18; $60 by 6/22; $65.00 on-site; Free entry for (W)FMs, (W)IMs, (W)GMs – entry fees deducted from prizes. The field is limited to the first 50 registrants.
Schedule: Pre-registration closes at 9:00 am. On-site registration ends at 9:45 am.
Rounds: 10:00 AM, 2 PM, 6 PM.
1/2-Pt. Byes: Available, limit one. Must request 1/2-point byes before close of registration. 0-point byes available at any time for any round.
“Do Not Pair” option: Immediate family members may request to not be paired (Rds. 1 thru 2 only). Option must be requested before the close of registration.

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Free Rated Game Every Tuesday!

Time Control: G/60+5

Games Start @ 7:30, USCF Membership Required

Please register in advance to guarantee your spot. When registering, choose “Rated Game of the Week”. On-site registrations are allowed, provided slots are still available. If you choose to register on-site, please arrive at 7 to give our team the best chance to pair you up!

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Free Play Thursday

From 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join us every Thursday to play and chat with other players! We will also have a FREE blitz tournament starting at 7 and ending around 9. Time control: G/5+2 inc. We will also have a rated USCF coach available for playing simuls at 7. So whether you’re slow and methodical or a speed demon, we have something for everyone!


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