Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Supporting Local Chess: Southwest Chess Club, Hales Corners, WI

Allen Becker sent me the following information on July 6th; unfortunately it got caught in my yahoo email addy spam filter, which is strange because I've received other emails from the club in my regular mail with no problem. Anyway, here is the info: NEW CLUB LOCATION The Southwest Chess Club meets every Thursday night from 6:00 PM in the town of Greendale, Wisconsin. We meet at the Layton State Bank (downstairs), at 5850 Broad Street, Greendale (NOTE NEW LOCATION!. Here is a map to the club. Parking is available at the bank; enter through the door on the south side of the bank (next to Parking lot). Due to flooding problems, our Hales Corners Village Hall location is not available until (perhaps) September 2008. We will meet at the Greendale Layton State Bank through July and August, or until further notice. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Southwest Chess Club Championship July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7 & 14 (all in Greendale Layton State Bank location)6-Round Swiss in One Section. Game/100. USCF Rated.Entry Fee: $7. Must be a member to participate. SWCC Membership only $10/year (can join when registering for the tournament). (Two ½ point byes available in rounds 1 through 5 if requested at least 2-days in advance; no byes available for rounds 6.)TD is Becker; ATDs are Grochowski/Fogec. THURSDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES - Summer 2008 Begins this Thursday night at 6:00 PM - Allen Becker will present a game Every Thursday night at 6 PM (right before the usual games begin). Instructive lectures. The series is entitled “Making Chess Fun”. We need volunteers to present lectures/games/instruction through July and August. Please see Allen Becker if you're interested. Our club website: http://home.wi.rr.com/swcc/ Our Blog (notice two new topics; please contribute and suggest other topics): http://swccchess.blogspot.com/ Our schedule for 2008: http://home.wi.rr.com/swcc/Calendar.pdf

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