Tentative Events for 2021

Calendar of Events:

First Thursday of Each Month: Free Chess Clinics – 6:30 to 7:00 PM; Private Lessons can be arranged @ $15/person per hour; Open play: 7:00 until 10:00 PM. 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!


Tentative 2021 Events Schedule:.June 10th – July 22, 2021 PHCC In-Person Championships: 5 Round Swiss USCF and PHCC Rated (USCF and PHCC memberships required); EF: $10.00 Adult, Under 19: $5.00; Rounds = June 10, 17, (bye June 24) July 1, July 8, (bye July 15) July22.  – Contestants must be registered by June 9, 2021); Time Controls: G/90 with 5 sec. delay - RULES AND DETAILS WILL BE RELEASED WITH THE DETAILS - May 20th, 2021 via email and on the PHCC Webstie.

August 12, 19, 26 – USCF/PHCC Rated Mini-Swiss (or Quads based on entries) 3 Round- USCF Rated Mini-Swiss. Game/90 minutes with/5 sec. delay. USCF and PHCC membership required. One game per night (August 12, 19 & 26)! Play will begin at 7:00PM. EF: $5.00 Play will begin at 7:00PM. A minimum of 4 participants are required. Prizes: based on entries. Please register in advance by contacting Lon Rutkofske by August 7th so he can determine if there are enough entries to hold the event.

September 16th- PHCC Rated Action Quads (or Mini-Swiss depending on registration) G/10 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.)

October 14th PHCC Speed Championships - The Port Huron Chess Club’s 40th Annual Speed Championship Tournament will be held on Thursday, October 14th 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 14th.  (Will be USCF rated if all entrants are USCF members.)

November 18th- PHCC Rated Action Quads (or Mini-Swiss depending on registration) G/10 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.)

December – NO TOURNAMENTS



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