Monday, March 20, 2017

Sat. March 25 - Norwich USCF Chess Open

2017 Norwich Chess Championships Saturday March 25 Otis Library || View USCF TLA || Entry fee $30 cash at site only. 3-SS. G/30 d5. Register 10 am - 10:20 am. Round-One at 10:40 am, Rounds 2 and 3 asap. Prizes: 1st-$240, 2nd-$120 b/12, more/entries. One section. Open to all ages and ratings. Otis Library 261 Main St. Norwich Connecticut || FREE NON-RATED BEGINNERS SECTION, Register 11 am - 11:15 am. 3-SS, G/15 d5. Top three win prizes. || Brought to you by Friends of Otis Library, the staff at Otis Library, and the Otis Library Chess Club || Otis Library Chess Club meets Wednesdays 5 pm - 8 pm || Otis Library reaches out to community members of all ages and filling the community enter role after a local YMCA closed. || Rhode Island State Chess Champion Alan Lasser and chess columnist attends every meeting. Another core member is the Reverend Hugh James, a prominent community leader of Norwich. Players here prefer the G/15 time control, as it allows games with 3 different opponents each meeting. || No advance entries. No telephone entries. || Don't be Late: Late Entrants will not be allowed into round one; they will be offered free rated games as housemen. || SUBSCRIBE || For details call Rob Roy at 860 742-5562 (this phone does not support text messages) || beginning Saturday April 22 Rob Roy will be conducting Free USCF-rated Tournaments at Storrs Center every month.