- Thursday, July 24, PCC Quads @ Google. 3-RR. G/30,d5. Play three rated games in one night, hosted at Google’s Pittsburgh office. Location: Google Office at Bakery Square, 5th Floor. 6425 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Entry Fee: $10, on site / cash only. Sections: Groups of 4 players by rating (lowest rated section may be 3 round swiss depending on number of registrants). Prizes: $40 to first in each quad. Registration: 6:15-6:30pm, on site / cash only. USCF membership id required. Rounds: 6:45pm and asap following. No byes or late registration available. Elevators to 5th floor close at 6:45pm, late arrival unfortunately not permitted. Bring chess sets and clocks. E-mail: email@example.com
Tuesday Nights: July 08 - August 05. 22nd Wild Card Open. 5-SS. GAME/120, d/5. Rounds 7PM each Tuesday. EF: $25 pmd. by 07/02, $30 after. $5 less to PCC members. Reg: 6-6:45pm on 07/08. Prizes: $460 guaranteed! 1st by chess score $150, 2nd through 6th prizes based on poker hand: For the higher rated player, 2 cards earned for each win, 1 for each draw. For the lower rated player, cards are doubled. $100-80-60-40-30. Requested byes (1/2 pt., 1 card) available any round, no total limit. Biggest upset wins an entry to a future PCC tournament (up to $35). NO SMOKING - NO COMPUTERS - WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
Saturday, July 19. 34th Allegheny Chess Congress. 3SS. G/90d5. Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. $$ (500 b/25), 3 sections: Open, open to all: $$ 100-70, U2000 $65. Premier, open to U1800: $$ 85, U1600 $55. Reserve, open to U1400: $$ 80, U1200/Unrated $45. All: EF: $25 postmarked by 7/16, $30 later, $5 discount to PCC members. Reg 9-9:45am. Rds 10am - 1:30pm - 5pm. One 1/2 pt. bye permitted, must be requested before Rd 2. Info: 412-421-1881, firstname.lastname@example.org Ent: Pittsburgh Chess Club, Attn: Allegheny, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. Checks payable to Pittsburgh CC. W.
- Saturday, August 23. 38th Pittsburgh Summer Open. 4SS. G/70d5. Pittsburgh Chess Club, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. $$ (615 b/25), 2 sections: Open, open to all, top prize in Open guaranteed 100%: $$ 120-90, U2000 $80. Reserve, open to U1800: $$ 100-70, U1600 $60, U1400 $50, U1200/Unrated $45. All: EF: $28 postmarked by 8/20, $38 later, $3 discount to PCC members. Reg 9-9:45am. Rds 10am - 12:30pm - 4pm-6:30pm. One 1/2 pt. bye permitted any round, must be requested before Rd 2. Info: 412-421-1881, email@example.com Ent: Pittsburgh Chess Club, Attn: Summer Open, 5604 Solway St. Suite 209, Pittsburgh PA 15217-1270. Checks payable to Pittsburgh CC. W.
The 27th Richard Abrams Memorial has finished. The Crosstable is here: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201406172222-12438293
The prize winners were:
Robert Atwell, 5.5/6, 1st, $170
Sairam Subramanian Gopal, 4.5, 2nd, $120
Jeffrey Schragin, 3.5, under 2009, $30
Henry Doktorski, 3.5, under 2009, $30
Finn Overlie, 3.5, under 2009, $30
Alexander Sax, 3.5, under 1730 (and under 2009), $70
Bryant Sims, 2.5, under 1574, $50
William Hoppmann, 1.0, under 1310, $35