Hi Everyone . . . !
Here's where you can enjoy chess over the boards in a very nice setting, with plenty of parking and no purchase required (but it would be nice). All ages and skill levels are welcome, from beginners to masters and all in between. --- Come by anytime, the earlier the better!
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Mona's Bar & Grill, located at 4365 Clayton Rd., Concord, right by the Fire Dept. Station; from 2:00pm - 5:30pm.
Monday, March 2, 2020: Mona's Bar & Grill, from 5:30pm - 9:30pm.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020: Starbucks, located at 1536 Kirker Pass Rd., Clayton, just up the road from the corner of Clayton Rd. and Ygnacio Valley Rd, from 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
USCF-Rated Tournament - Sunday, March 15, 2020:
Where = Mona's Bar & Grill;
Format = 3 Rds, Quads or Swiss, depending on number of players;
Time Control = G/45 d5;
Entry Fee = $27 ($25 if paid by Friday 303/13/20}; at least 80% or more returned in prizes, depending on number of players;
Registration Ends by 12:30 p.m. at Tournament Site.
Match Starting Times: No Later Than 1:00pm; NLT 3:00pm; and, NLT 5:00pm. Start times can be earlier if all players agree and previous matches are complete and results posted.
USCF Membership required. All USCF Tournament Rules Apply.
Please bring your chess set and chess clock if at all possible, as none are provided.
(Another tournament is possible for Sunday, March 22, 2020, in the same location.)
See you soon!
-- Mike T.
Contra Costa Chess Club
US Chess Federation www.uschess.org
Affiliate Club ID #A6024746