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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)

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       The 26th DAVE COLLYER MEMORIAL

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.

                                      PRIZES

                   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

 

FEBRUARY 23

 

SIMUL & LECTURE

 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)

 

BLITZ TOURNAMENT

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.

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