Congrats
        Tony Palmer
(+7=0-0)
             winner SSCC 2018 BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP

Holland Chess Academy Newletter ​Winter 2018

West-Side Chess issue #1

 MCA Summer 2018 Bulletin

new game: Schafer-Waite SPCC Summer Swiss 0-1

​----------- Happening in London, in November: --------------

NOV 9-28 World Chess Championship

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​​JUN 19 - LAST ROUND
SSCC 2018 SUMMER SWISS

214 Spencer St. NE {map}
55 minutes with a 5-second delay (G/55 d/5). Four rounds spread over four weeks.  USCF-rated. $5 to play. Byes available but must be requested before week 1. Last-round byes are zero point byes.  {link to FB event page}
     Round 1: May 29th @ 6:45
     Round 2: June 5th @ 6:45
     Round 3: June 12th @ 6:45
     Round 4: June 19th @ 6:45
Clocks start at 6:45 regardless of both players being there. If you are going to be late please notify us at the facebook page by messaging us.
TD: Michael Brooks / michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com​

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JUL 3 
SSCC Open Play & Pizza
​214 Spencer St. NE {map}
Open play & pizza night. No event, just come on in and get a game! Doors open at 6:30 and pizza will be served then as well.
TD: Michael Brooks / michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com​

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July 10 & 17th  
Double-Trouble Rapid
​​
214 Spencer St. NE {map}
A new event! 4 rounds of G/20 with 5-second delay over the course of two weeks. USCF-rated -- only quick rating. $5 entry fee, winner  gets $20. 
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JUL 13-14
CASTLE DEFENDERS CHESS CAMP 2018 

Libertas Christian School
​5181 64th Avenue; Hudsonville, MI 4942{map}
10AM-4PM each day
​for kids K-12
{link to flyer .pdf
​{link to sign-up form .pdf}

Contact camp director Michael Brooks at michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com

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AUG 4
WEST MICHIGAN OPEN

4635 Division Ave N Comstock Park MI 49321
(Maranatha Retreat Center) {map}

 G/55 with a 5-second delay
Entry Fee: $15 ($20 On-Site Registration)
Pre-Register by emailing mcfarlai@mail.gvsu.edu 
TD: Ian McFarland
This is a USCF rated event.
​No smoking or alcohol on the property please.


Registration & Check-In: 9:00 - 9:15
Round 1: 9:30
Round 2: 12:00
Round 3: 2:30
Round 4: 5:00
Awards: 6:45-7:00

Divisions:
Open,U1500,U1000 

Prizes: 

OPEN: 1st:$75 2nd:$50
U1500 1st :$45
U1000 1st: $30

(Prizes are based upon 15 entries)

Ties will split money.

-------------------------- weekly ----------------------

Sun: Common Ground Coffee Shop Afternoons/Evenings *
Mon: Common Ground Coffee Shop Afternoons/Evenings *
Tue:  SPENCER ST CHESS CLUB 6:30-9PM
Wed: ~   
Thu: GODFREY LEE CHESS CLUB 3:15-4:15 
        GIANT CHESS SET DOWNTOWN {link}
Fri: Common Ground Coffee Shop Afternoons/Evenings *
Sat: : HOLLAND CHESS ACADEMY 

* call ahead to Common Ground Coffee Shop to make sure there is chess going on before driving out. (616) 459-2999 {map}
Or bring/invite a friend!



updated 6/13/2018

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