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​​​​​​APR 10,17, + MAY 1
​SSCC SPRING CLASSIC TUNE-UP

​3-round G/45 5/d event for the three club meetings leading up to the 2018 GRAND RAPIDS SPRING CLASSIC. Entry fee: $5. 1 bye is allowed but must be requested before the tournament. Byes for the 3rd round will be zero-point byes. Winner will get 60% of the entry fees.  USCF rated event.
​214 Spencer St. NE {map}
TD: Michael Brooks / michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com
​{link to FB event page}
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APR 27-29
15TH ANNUAL GREAT LAKES OPEN

​The McCamly Plaza Hotel
​50 Capital Avenue, SW, Battlecreek, MI{map}
{link to registration page}

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MAY 5
2018 GRAND RAPIDS SPRING CLASSIC

​214 Spencer St. NE {map}
​​{link to FB event page}  {link to flyer}
​USCF Rated 4-round G/45 d/5
​Entry Fee: $15 ($20 On-Site Registration)
Pre-Register email: michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com 

Registration & Check-In: 9:00 - 9:15
Round 1: 9:30
Round 2: 11:30
Round 3: 1:30
Round 4: 3:30
Awards: 5:15

Prizes: 

1st Place - $60
2nd Place - $45
Top U1500 - $30
(Prizes are based upon 15 entries)

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MAY 8
SSCC REGULAR MEETING

214 Spencer St. NE {map}
Come out for a fun night of chess. There will be no USCF-rated event but there will be our fun 4-round G/10 event starting at 7:00. Should be fun for all! {link to FB event page}
TD: Michael Brooks / michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com​

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MAY 15 7-9 PM 
SSCC BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP 

214 Spencer St. NE {map}
2 sections: open section: USCF-rated /   reserved section: non USCF-rated
~~7-round of G/5 no delay. Both sections will play by USCF rules, touch-move and other Michigan Blitz rules. A form will be available on site with details.
~~$5 to play in the OPEN section winner gets $40 and the title of Club Blitz Champion.  $3 to play in RESERVED section winner gets 100% of the RESERVED entry fees.
~~Registration available on-site or pre-register ahead of time to guarantee pairing. 
~~OPEN section: have a USCF ID. This is not required for the RESERVED section.
~~TD: Michael Brooks / michaelforwinterpromise{at}gmail.com
​{link to FB event page}

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MAY 29-JUN 19
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 will 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 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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Sun: Common Ground Coffee Shop Afternoons/Evenings 
Mon: ~
Tue:  SPENCER ST CHESS CLUB 6:30-9PM
Wed: ~   
Thu: GODFREY LEE CHESS CLUB 3:15-4:15 
        GIANT CHESS SET DOWNTOWN {link}
Fri: ~
Sat: : HOLLAND CHESS ACADEMY 



Holland Chess Academy Newletter ​Winter 2018

West-Side Chess issue #1

MCA Spring 2018 Bulletin

 HOLLAND JR OPEN RESULTS!

----------- happening now in St. Louis --------------
​US Championship: women's /  men's
​----------- happening in November --------------

NOV 9-28 World Chess Championship

HALL OF CHAMPION             {crosstables}

updated 4/24/2018