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November 2018

2nd Annual Concord Southern Open

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Erma Byrd Center, 300 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813 United States

A WVCA Grand Prix Event Site: Erma Byrd Center, 300 University Drive, Beaver, WV 25813 Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/60 d5 Sections: Open, Unrated Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:15-3-5:15 Entry Fee: $25 Open, $10 Unrated Prizes: Cash prizes based on entries Info: Keith Lilly, rklilly@concord.edu, 304-384-5615 Other: No byes last round Concord Southern Open Flyer

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Fall Unrated Chess

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Huntington YMCA, 935 10th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701 United States
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Fall UNRATED Chess Huntington YMCA Conference room (ask front desk for directions), 935 10th Ave Format: 5 Round Swiss System, G/45 d5 Entry Fee: $10 Prizes: $$ based on entries Registration: 9-10 Rounds: 10-11:45-2:20-4:05-6 Wheelchair accessible No smoking/vaping Free parking USCF membership not required USCF ratings and rules will be used (including touch move and keeping notation) Info: Mark Hathaway, markshathaway@gmail.com

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December 2018

Fall Open and Scholastic

December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Francis of Assisi, 1023 6th Ave
Saint Albans, WV 25177 United States

Fall Open Format: 3 Round Swiss System, G/60 d5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-ASAP Entry Fee: $20 Prizes based on entries Entry Form Fall Scholastic Format: 3-4 Round Swiss System Registration: 8-8:45 Rounds: 9-ASAP Sections: 700+, U700, Unrated - May be combined if necessary Time Control: 700+ G/45 d5; U700/Unrated G/30 d5 Entry Fee: $10 rated, $5 unrated Prizes: Trophies to top 3 in each rated section; trophies and USCF membership to top 2 Entry Form

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5th WV Senior Championship

December 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am - December 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States

Open to all players age 50 and over by December 31, 2018. Site: Harrison County Senior Center, 500 W Main Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301 Date: December 15-16, 2018 Registration: Sat 9:30-10:30am Rounds: Sat 11-2:45-7, Sun 10-2:30 Format: 5 Round Swiss System Time Controls: Rounds 1-2 G/75 d10, rounds 3-5 G/90 d10 Prizes: Trophies to 1st-3rd each section, additional class or age trophies depending on advance entries. 1st place WVCA member and WV resident will be WVCA 2018 Senior Champion and…

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January 2019

19th Mountaineer Open

January 12 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mountainlair, 1550 University Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505 United States

Date: January 12, 2019 Site: WVU Mountainlair, Rhododendron Room, 1550 University Ave., Morgantown, WV 26505 Format: 4 round Swiss System, G/60, d/5 Registration: 9:05-9:45am Rounds: 10, 12:15, 2:30, 4:45 or as announced at the site. Sections: Open, Collegiate/Scholastic, Unrated Entry Fee: Open: $30 by (date TBD), $40 thereafter or on-site; Collegiate/Scholastic/Unrated: $5 All: $5 discount with non-perishable food product Prizes: Open (based on 20 entries): 1st $125, 2nd $75, 1st U1900 $50, 1st U1500/Unr $50; Collegiate/Scholastic and Unrated: Trophy to…

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February 2019

Bridgeport Library #13

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridgeport Library, 1200 Johnson Avenue
Bridgeport, WV 26330 United States

Site: Bridgeport Library, 1200 Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport, WV 26330 Format: 3 Round Swiss System, G/40 no delay Registration: 12-12:15, Pre-registration encouraged Rounds: 12:30-ASAP Sections: Rated, Unrated Entry Fee: $15 Rated; Free Unrated Prizes: Trophy to top in each section. 85% of entry fees returned as cash prizes in rated section. Bridgeport Library 13 Flyer and Entry Form

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March 2019

Harrison County Scholastic and Open

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Simpson Elementary, 250 Worthington Drive
Bridgeport, WV 26330 United States
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Site: Simpson Elementary, 250 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport, WV 26330 Format: 4 Round Swiss System (may be fewer rounds based on entries) Time Control: G/45 d5 Sections: Open, K-12, K-8, K-5 Trophies to 1st-3rd, top Girl, and top team in each scholastic section Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-ASAP Other: TD reserves the right to merge sections based upon registration. Chess sets and boards will be provided. Please bring Chess Clocks. Might need to bring a sack lunch. Harrison County Scholastic Flyer

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50th WV Scholastic Championship

March 23 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wilson Student Union, WV State University, Washington Ave
Institute, WV 25312 United States

WV Chess Association invites you to the 50th ANNUAL WV SCHOLASTIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS To be held on March 23, 2019 at the WV State University, Wilson Student Union, Institute, West Virginia Sections: Primary (K-3), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8), High School (K-12) Time Control: K-3/K-5 G/30 d0, K-8 G/45 d5, K-12 G/60 d5 Number of rounds to be announced on wvsca.com after registration ends. Registration: Advance entry only by 3/20. Check-In: 7:45-8:30am. Entry Fee: $30 Entries: Send checks to Craig…

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June 2019

Clarksburg Open

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States
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A WVCA Grand Prix Event Site: Harrison County Senior Center, 500 W Main St, Clarksburg, WV 26301 Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/60 d5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:30-2:45-5 or as announced at site Sections: Open, Scholastic, Unrated Entry Fee: Open $25 by 5/24, $35 at site. $5 discount for WVCA members. Scholastic/Unrated $10. Prizes: Open $$b/20: $100-50, U1800 $50, U1400 $50. Trophy to 1st in each section. Contact: Robert Greer, greerlaw@aol.com, 304-641-9241 Other: Bring chess sets and clocks. Lunch will…

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WV Action Championship

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ripley Senior Citizens Center, 121 South Court Street
Ripley, WV 25271 United States
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A WVCA Grand Prix and State Championship Event Site: Ripley Senior Citizens Center, 121 South Court Street, Ripley, WV 25271 Format: 6 Round Swiss System, G/30 (no delay) Registration: 9-10 Rounds: 10-11:30-1-2:15-3:30-4:45 Entry Fee: $25 Prizes: $100-50, class prizes to be determined Info: John Roush, johnroush@frontier.com

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