Wednesday, January 16, 2008

West Orange Chess Club Championship 2008 Starts!

The USCF-rated 2008 West Orange CC Championship starts on January 22nd. It will be a five round Swiss format over eight weeks with the first time control period of 40 moves in 90 minutes, with each subsequent control at 30 moves in 60 minutes. Half point byes are available in any of the first four rounds. The entry fee is $15. The schedule is as follows:

January 22nd – Round 1

January 29th – Round 2

February 5th – First Postponements and Adjournments Session

February 12th – Round 3

February 19th – Second Postponements and Adjournments Session (Note: those playing in the USATE tournament on February 16th, 17th and 18th can reschedule)

February 26th – Round 4

March 4th – Third Postponements and Adjournments Session

March 11th – Round 5 (Final Round)

West Orange Chess Club meets Tuesday evenings 7 p.m. - 12 midnight at the Toby Katz Community Center, Degnan Park, 650 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052

For entries contact club President and Tournament Director John Hagerty at 973-736-3433 (please call before 10 p.m.)

Assistant Tournament Directors are Victor Rosas (201.618.7248) and Glen Hart ( or 973.723.7250)

Thank you and good luck to all the entrants!

Glen Hart

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