Sunday, November 29, 2009

International School of Tucson - Jessica Martin Chess Scholarship

The International School of Tucson is offering the Jessica Martin Chess Scholarship. Follow the link to learn more:

Friday, November 27, 2009

League Match #3 details

Hello Everyone!

I hope you're all having a wonderful Thanksgiving. We're sorry for the late notice, but League Match 3 details have been finalized. A flyer is available with all the tournament information.

The tournament will be at Old Vail Middle School.

13299 E. Colossal Cave Rd., Vail, AZ. 85641-9090 Take I-10 South to the exit past Houghton which is Vail/Wentworth Rd. Turn left and go across I-10 travel 2 miles. School is on the left across the railroad tracks and across from the water tower.

USCF or SACA Rated. Individual Format with 3 rounds. USCF membership is required if playing in the USCF rated sections. There may also be sections for the “Top 16” Junior High and Elementary players in the USCF rated sections if there are enough players.
♦ Junior High (K-8) A – USCF rated
♦ Elementary (K-6) A – USCF rated
♦ Primary (K-3) A – USCF rated
♦ Junior High (K-8) B – SACA rated
♦ Elementary (K-6) B – SACA rated
♦ Primary (K-3) B – SACA rated
Schedule: (note the different round times!)
Check-in is not required. Please declare player drops by 9:30 am. Pairings will be posted at 9:45 am. Announcements start at 9:55 am and play begins at 10:00 am! Coaches should seat players as soon as the pairings are posted. Round times are 10:00, 11:45, 1:30.


Phone: 520-975-3946
SACA website:

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Senior Open this weekend

This is just a reminder that the Arizona Senior Open is this weekend (Nov. 7-8) at the Holiday Inn on Palo Verde. The Arizona Senior Open is open to all USCF members born on or before November 7, 1959. The highest finishing AZ Resident will win the title of Arizona Senior Champion.
The tournament will be 5 rounds. Rounds 1 and 2 will be GAME/90. Rounds 3, 4, and 5 will be 30/90, SD/1. Round times will be Sat: 10-1:30-5, Sun: 9-3. Half-point byes are available for each round, but must be requested prior to the start of Round 2. The entry fee is $40 if received by Nov. 4, $50 after Nov. 4.
A flyer and online registration is available on the SACA Webpage.

Please contact us if you have any questions.