Saturday, July 24, 2010

Hales Corners Challenge XII!

Hola darlings!

Hales Corners Challenge XII is coming in October!!! 

Hales Corners Challenge XII
USCF Grand Prix Points: 10. October 16, 2010.
4SS, G/60. 2 Sections: Open & Reserve (under 1600).

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel—6401 S. 13th Street (near airport).

EF: $35-Open, $25-Reserve, both $5 more after 10/13. Comp EF for USCF 2200+, contact TD for details. $$ Open=1st-$325 (guaranteed), 2nd-$175 (guaranteed), A-$100, B & Below-$75; $$ Reserve =1st-$100, 2nd-$75, D-$50, E & Below-$40.

Reg: 8:30-9:30, Rds: 10-1-3:30-6. Ent: Payable to SWCC, c/o Allen Becker, 6105 Thorncrest Drive, Greendale, WI 53129 (
QUESTIONS TO: TD Tom Fogec, 414-405-4207 (cell)

Goddesschess has sponsored prizes for chess femmes since Hales Corners Challenge VIII, in October, 2008. My, how time flies!  Every Challenge I've threatened to show up and play.  Every year I've chickened out. 

We've established a new prize structure for chess femmes who play in the HCC XII.  Any win and draw by a chess femme will win $, regardless of final ranking.  Prize money will increase for wins and draws against higher-rated players in a tiered system.  Prizes for chess femmes who play in the Open Section will be double those in the Reserve.

Stay tuned for details.  As we've done for the past few HCCs, the top female finisher in each Section has her EF paid by Goddesschess for the next HCC, should she choose to play.

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