$5 FOR ONE DAY WEEKEND EVENT
$10 REFUND FEE FOR TWO DAY WEEKEND EVENTS
(this does not apply to the Dayton Chess Club Championship Tournament)
You may choose to apply the EF to a future tournament – but it must be used within a year of the tournament you were unable to play.
Dayton Chess Club Membership(s) will increase 1 January 2015. Please look under the tab “ABOUT” to see fee increase.
Wednesday evenings! Lecture begins promptly at 7pm.
David Rittenhouse will be presenting SIX total lectures on the Caro-Kann.
Part 1 began on 6 August….and will continue on for the next 5 weeks. Must be a current DCC member to attend the lecture – or pay an evening dues. Hope to see you here!
THERE WILL NOT BE A REGULAR G/24 ON 29 AUGUST 2014 DUE TO THE OHIO CHESS CONGRESS QUICK RATED TOURNAMENT… SEE DETAILS BELOW
Nor will there be a G/24 tournament Friday evening on 3 Oct due to the 2nd Annual Wright Brothers Open.
Current DCC membership list is available – please find it under “ABOUT” tab.
Every Friday evening @ the Dayton Chess Club there are a few exceptions to this when superseded by special events) – G/24, USCF Rated. 4 rounds. 1st round starts promptly at 7:30pm – subsequent rounds start after end of previous round. $10 for non DCC members; $8 for DCC members. Games are USFC quick rated.
As always, be sure to check out this website to ensure latest updates!
Aug. 29 Ohio Chess Congress Quick Championship (QC)
5SS, G/24 d5. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Rds.: 8/9/10/11/12. One bye. EF: $20 on site. Prizes (75%) based on entries. Register online now! (Under Registration tab)
Aug. 30-Sept. 1 70th Ohio Chess Congress
6-SS, 40/2, SD/60 d5 at Dayton Chess Club, 18 West Fifth St., Dayton, OH 45402 (1 block from hotel) Four Sections OPEN, U2000, U1700, U1400 PRIZES: $$7,200 gtd. OPEN: $1,000-700-400-300-200 (U2200: $450) U2000: $750-500-300, U1700: $750-450-250, U1400: $650-350 (U1100: $200). Hotel: Crown Plaza (Super Hotel – pool/park/great restaurant – less than 1 block from playing site) $92 (1-4) – 33 East Fifth St., Dayton, OH 45402. Call 1-877-227-6963 refer to group code DCQ or go online at http://www.cpdayton.com refer to group code DCQ. Reserve early as hotel is expected to sell out and cutoff date for hotel registration is Monday August 7, 2014. 6 rounds–Swiss System, USCF rated, Time Control 40/2, SD/60 d5. OPEN section FIDE rated. EF: $90 if by August 23, then $105, $5 less if DCC member. GM/IM early EF deducted from prize winnings. OCA Membership required of all OH residents – $15, $10 jr. Registration: Saturday, Aug. 30 – 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Rounds: Saturday 11 am & 6:30pm, Sunday 10 & 5, Monday 9 & 3:30. Byes: (1/2 pt): limit 2, must declare by start of round 3. Re-entry (w/half point bye) available after Rds. 1 & 2. $35 each re-entry. Draws: No early draw rule in effect – 20 moves by each player before draw by agreement. Side Events: OCA Members Meeting Sunday at TBD, OCA Trustees Meeting Monday at TBD. Advance Entries: Make checks payable to Dayton Chess Club – mail to: Ohio Chess Congress, C/O Dayton Chess Club, 18 West 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402. Register online – be sure to click on name of tournament when registering – you will see the discount info. Additional Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org. For a list of the pre-registrants, look under DCC News.
October 3-5 or 4-5 – 2nd Annual Wright Brothers Open
5-SS, 30/90, SD/60 d5 (2-day schedule, rd. 1 G/90 d5). Wonderful Playing Site – “The finest chess club in the USA,” GM Alex Goldin. All games played in beautiful lower level site at the Dayton Chess Club. Only one half block from the beautiful Crown Plaza Hotel. Free Parking weekends and weekdays after 6 p.m. Spaghetti Warehouse, Subway, McDonalds, Brunch Club, and Arby’s all within a 2 to 7 minute walk. $10,300 in PRIZES, GUARANTEED, 3 Sections: Open: $2000-1400-1000-600 & U2000 600-400; Premier/U1800: $800-400-300-200 & U1600 300-200; Reserve/U1400: $700-400-300-200 & U1200 300-200. Entry Fees: $108 if mailed or registered online by Sep 19, 2014, thereafter $128. Free to 2400 & above $100 deducted from winnings), DCC mbrs $5 disc. Ohio Grand Prix event, OCA members deduct $3 from EF. 3-day schedule: Reg. Fri. 5- 6:30pm, Rds: Fri 7pm; Sat. 2pm & 7:30pm; Sun 9:30am, 3pm. 2-day schedule: Reg. Sat. 8:30- 9:30am. Rd.1 at 10am, then merges with 3-day. Re-entry: $35. Any player who loses Fri night may re-enter for $35 and loss will not count in tournament standings. One 1/2pt bye available in Rds.1-4 (request prior to R1). Unrated players may play in any section with prizes limited to 1/3 except in OPEN with balance to next player(s). $25 upset prize each section. HOTEL: CROWN PLAZA HOTEL “Where Elegance Meets Style in the Heart of Downtown” beautifully remodeled 4 star hotel at 33 E. 5th St., 1/2 block from playing site, (888)-233-9527, with the incredible rate of only $94/nite (up to 4) plus tax, ask for Wright Brothers Open rate, 4 Sep cutoff, reserve early, free parking and a magnificent view of the Miami Valley from the restaurant on the top floor. FREE COFFEE, TEA, & Donuts Saturday and Sunday Mornings at the Dayton Chess Club for players, parents, and spouses. ENTRIES: Mail to Dayton Chess Club, 18 West 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402 or register online at www.DaytonChess-Club.com. No cks at site.
Oct 25th – DCC October Scholastic Tournament
4SS, G/30 (no time delay) at Dayton Chess Club. EF $20 until October 22nd then $30. Reg: 9am-9:45am. Rds: 10:00, 11:15, 12:30, & 1:45. Trophies awarded. Limited to 60 registrants. Rated and unrated section. USCF members must play in the rated section. Register online!
Nov 8 – Thanksgiving Pawn Storm XXVII
Dec 27 – Two Days After Pawn Storm XVIII
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REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION
Wednesday evening: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructional Wednesdays! Dayton Chess Club will offer end game analysis – or an instructional video – or a lecture….or……. All designed to help improve your game. It’s all free for Dayton Chess Club members (yes, you can join for an evening – $4 for adults or $3 for K-12).***Starting 1 May: unrated Blitz tournaments! 7pm lecture/game analysis….and 8pm promptly 4 rounds unrated Blitz tournaments. No entry fee – but must be a member of the Dayton Chess Club (evening membership available: $4/adults; $3/K-12)
Thursdays evening: 6:30pm-9:30pm
This is our “Scholastic Knights” evening, geared towards K-12 students – learn to play, learn simple tactics – all geared to YOU! Normal evening rates for K-12 is $3. Thursday evenings, it’s only $2 for K-12 and parents, if you’re willing to help out, $2 is all we ask for the evening! Ms Kay Stanley runs the Scholastic Knights program – and has some outstanding help. Every first Thursday of the month – no lecture. Instead, there will be a G/15 unrated 4 rounds.
Friday evenings 6:30pm-12:30am
Every Friday evening, there’s a quick USCF rated tournament.. and there are usually a few players who opt to play casual chess. Friday nights are our busiest evenings…so do drop for a quick game – or play in the tournament – or spend the entire evening playing chess.
Check our calendar for weekend tournament hours