Saturday, February 13, 2016

Tarrasch Memorial Features 1pm Start Feb 13

Due to a funeral service at the hosting site, the Tarrasch Memorial will take place in an abbreviated manner.

We will get started at 1:00pm sharp (please be there at least 15 minutes ahead of time. The format will be a round robin quads with each player getting three games. Game/40 will be the time control.

The lowest section (or only section or only section if need be) will be Swiss-paired with three rounds at the same time control.

With round robin pairing, games can start ASAP since the opponents are pre-determined. Play should conclude by 5:30. There will be no lunch break.

Text Bill at 815-995-0174 with any questions. Entry fee will be $10 with $20 going to the winner of each quad.

Siegbert Tarrasch was an influential chess coach -- and strong player -- in the late century and early 20th century. Feb 17 will be the 82nd anniversary of his passing in 1934.