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July 2018

Clarksburg Open

July 7, 2018 @ 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 on-site Sections: Open, Scholastic, Unrated Entry Fee: $25 by 7/1, $35 at site. $5 discount for WVCA members. Scholastic $10. Unrated free. Prizes: $$ b/20: $100-50. U1800/U1400 $50. Trophy to 1st in each section. Info: Robert Greer, greerlaw@aol.com, 304-641-9241. Other: Bring sets and clocks. Lunch available for purchase. Clarksburg…

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Beckley Summer Open

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Erma Byrd Center, 300 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813 United States
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Site: Erma Byrd Center, Room W34 300 University Drive, Beaver, WV 25813 Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/45 d5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-11:45-2-3:45 Entry Fee: $25 Prizes: Cash prizes based on entries Info: David Hundley, 304-575-8865, davidwaynehundley61@gmail.com Other: USCF Membership required, ½-point byes available rounds 1-3.

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August 2018

25th Parkersburg Homecoming

August 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Blennerhasset Hotel, 320 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101 United States
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A United States Chess Federation Heritage Event A West Virginia Chess Association Grand Prix Event Site: The Blennerhassett Hotel, 320 Market St., Parkersburg, WV 26101 Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/60 d/5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:45-3-5:15 Byes: Maximum one half-point bye per player in rounds 1-3. Bye must be requested before the first round. Entry Fee: Rated: $20 postmarked by 8/13, $25 at site, Non-Rated: $10 (register and pay at the site) Prizes: Rated: Trophy to 1st & 2nd, $$…

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September 2018

80th WV State Championship

September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - September 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Ripley Senior Citizens Center, 121 North Court Street
Ripley, WV 25271 United States
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Please join us for the 80th WV State Championship! Site: Ripley Senior Citizens Center, 121 South Court Street, Ripley, WV 25271 Format: 5 Round Swiss System, G/90 d5. Round 1 G/60 d5. Registration: Saturday 9-9:45 Rounds: Saturday 10-1-5, Sunday 9-1. Entry Fee: $50 Prizes (based on 25 entries): $400-200-100, U1900/U1600/U1300 $100 each. Entries: John Roush, 114 Chloe Drive, Ripley, WV 25271. Info: 304-761-8782, johnroush@frontier.com. Other: WVCA Business Meeting Sat 9am. WVCA membership required, other states accepted. This is the final…

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Bridgeport Library #12

September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridgeport Library, 1200 Johnson Avenue
Bridgeport, WV 26330 United States
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Please note location change!!! Site: Benedum Civic Center, 164 W Main St., 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. Flyer and Entry Form

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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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