Events for 2018

Calendar of Events:

First Thursday of Each Month - Chess Clinics– 6:30 to 7:00 PM - $7.50 per person. From 7:00 until 10:00. Players wishing to play Challenge matches with longer time controls of G/60 with 5 sec delay can choose to play match games if they so desire. Participants will be required to follow the rules and regulations for Challenge Play (As outlined in Chess Chatter, our website under "Club Member Ratings Lists", or posted at the club.) and colors will be selected by lot.  PHCC club ratings will be used. Players should turn their game scores into Lon, so he can adjust ratings appropriately and showcase the games in Chess ChatterMonthly Tournaments will be held, usually on the third Thursday of the month, See the events schedule below for specifics!

2018 Events Schedule:

September 20th – PHCC rated Thematic tournament: G/25 with 3 sec. delay EF: $5.00 …Prizes based on entries.  A minimum of 4 participants will be necessary to hold the event. Please contact Lon via phone or email if you plan to register. Onsite registration 6:30-7:00PM - Play begins at 7:00 PM. Prizes: if Quad: 1st = $15; if Mini-Swiss: Based on entries! (Recording games is optional, for players that wish to keep score, neither player is required to keep score if either has 5 minutes or less on their clock.)Players with the white pieces will be playing a game with a predetermined opening sequence such as the Ruy Lopez, or KI Attack  based on one of the openings drawn at random by the TD. The game will begin from that opening position.

October 18th PHCC Speed Championships - The Port Huron Chess Club’s 37th Annual Speed Championship Tournament will be held on Thursday, October 18th beginning at 7:00 PM. Registrations will determine the number of rounds and prizes. PHCC membership required. Entry fee will be $5.00. Please contact Lon if you plan to play. There will be no registrations on-site. If you intend to play, contact Lon before October 18th.

November 15th – Duncan’s 18th Turkey Gobbler Tournament “fun tournament”: 6 rounds – featuring handicap speed, fixed positions, pre-selected openings, problem solving, G/15 events. EF$ 5.00, prizes based on entries; Plaque for over-all champion: class prizes for each section (A fun event created by Bob Duncan in 1980.) ! A minimum of 4 participants will be necessary to hold the event. Please contact Lon via phone or email if you plan to register. Play begins at 7:00 PM.



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