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2017-2018 Tournament Schedule

SUN OCT 22 – Ed Smith School (at Levy MS), Syracuse
SUN NOV 19 – County Championship, Driver MS, Marcellus
SAT DEC 16 – ITC HS (Inst. of Technology at Central), Syracuse
SAT JAN 27 – No Tournament This Month
SUN FEB 11 – Donlin ES, Liverpool
SUN MAR 04 – Southside Academy, Syracuse
SUN APR 15 – Mott Road ES, Fayetteville
SAT MAY 05 – Meacham ES, Syracuse – Cancelled
SAT JUNE 02 – Fabius Pompey MS

Tournament at The Rock Center – Dec 10

Syracuse Chess will host a K-12 chess tournament at The Rock Center on Saturday, December 10, 2016. This is the old Rockefeller Methodist Church at the corner of Nottingham and Tecumseh Roads, across from the Nottingham Shopping Plaza. The front door is at the back side on Cumberland Ave.

Doors open at 9:30 AM. Register by 10:00 AM. First round at 10:30 AM. Students in grades K-12 will play 4 rounds of chess for medals & trophies in 4 age groups: K-4, K-6, K-12. All players must be with an adult.

Entry fee is $10 early or $15 at the door. Contact Bob Nasiff, tournament director to enter at 315-289-4616 or send email to yankee@twcny.rr.com. Food & beverages will be sold on site. Bring a chess set if you can. USCF regulation chess sets will be for sale, $20.

Chess Workshop – Dewitt Library Dec 14

Syracuse Chess will offer a chess workshop at the Dewitt Library on Wednesday, December 14 from 6:30-8:30 PM. Learn about the history of this 1500 year old game. Then practice moving the 6 pieces. Discover the meaning of check, checkmate, and castling your king. Beginners learn the basic rules. Experienced players will meet, play chess, and talk about forming a community chess club based at the library. Come join the fun!