Thursday, September 19, 2013

3rd Round Results, 4th Round Pairings

3rd Round Results

Dannie--Herb   1-0
Dean--Darryl    0-1
Vince--David   1-0
Forrest--Roger  0-1
Calvin--Thomas .5-.5
John--bye 1.0
George--bye .5

4th Round Pairings

Forrest--bye 1.0
George--bye .5

It sounds like Darryl--Dannie will be played in Temple, saving their group a trip down next week.

Remember our one night Blitz Tournament is October 2nd.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

2nd Round Results, 3rd Round Pairings

2nd Round Results

Roger--Dannie    0-1
Darryl--Herb       0-1
Forrest--Vince    1-0
John--Thomas     0-1
David--George    1-0

0.5 byes--Dean, Calvin

3rd Round Pairings (tentative)


John--1.0 bye

Thursday, September 5, 2013

First Round Results, Second Round Pairings

Off and running in September with twelve (12) players!

1st Round Results

Dannie--Forrest    1-0
Thomas--Darryl    0-1
Herb--Calvin        1-0
George--Dean       0-1
Vince--John          1-0
David--Roger        0-1

2nd Round Pairings


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September Swiss Starts Tonight!

Tonight, September 4th the GCC starts a 4 round Swiss System tournament with a Game/55 increment 10 second time control. We will play one round per night on the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th. Entry Fee is $2. You must be a USCF member through 10/31/2013 to play.

At the St. Louis Chess Center

Here are the cross tables for the August events.

8/07 Crosstable

8/14 Crosstable

8/21 Crosstable

08/28 Crosstable

Hope to see everyone there tonight! Call if you need a late start or first round bye.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

August 7th Quick Quads Tonight

Tonight, August 7th, we are hosting our rated Quick Quads Game/15 inc 3 tourney with a low $1 entry fee. USCF membership required.

Daryl was the big winner of the P.N.E. Energy, LLC Bonus Blitz. Forrest won the U1600 section.

Dannie presenting Daryl the top prize.
Crosstable of July 31st Bonus Blitz event.

Dannie fanning the cash with Forrest
Congratulations to the winners! Looking forward to seeing you all tonight.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Blitz with Prizes sponsored by T.N.E. Energy LLC

This Wednesday, July 31st our normal blitz becomes energized. Prizes of $15 for 1st and $10 for best score U1600 will be given out courtesy of P.N.E. Energy LLC and Dannie Mendoza.

1st round starts at 6:00 p.m. Entry Fee: $1 Time control and number of rounds based on turnout.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Crosstable for the July 17th event.

Roger v. Shauhin

July 24th Quick Quads Game/15 inc 3 Entry Fee: $1 Starts at 6 pm.

July 31st Blitz (Time Control based on entries) Entry Fee: $1 Starts at 6 pm. SPECIAL NOTE: Prize fund for this event is $15 for 1st and best score Under 1600 wins $10. Prizes are being donated/sponsored by Dannie's Company. Be sure to ask him about energy choices available to you!

Ralph v. John

Monday, July 15, 2013

Remaining Schedule for 2013

Crosstable for July 10th event

Congratulations to Ralph and Anthony: co-winners with 6-2 scores!

Here is a rough tentative schedule for our remaining dates in 2013.

All entry fees are $1 unless otherwise noted. Blitz events time control based on turnout. Blitz events under 12 players will be round robins. Quick Chess Quads bottom section may turn into SS based on turnout. You must be current USCF member to play in rated events.

All below events are USCF rated.

July 17th   Blitz

July 24th   Quick Quads  Game\15 inc 3

July 31st   Blitz (Bonus $25 Prize donated by Danny's company: details to follow)

Aug 7th    Quick Quads  Game\15 inc 3

Aug 14th  Blitz

Aug  21st  Quick Quads  Game\15 inc 3

Aug  28th  Blitz

Sept 4th-25 Game\55 inc 10 4SS one round per night EF:$2

Oct 2nd     Blitz

Oct  9th     Action 2SS in 4 person sections Game\30

Oct 16th    Blitz

Oct 23rd    Quick Quads  Game\15 inc 3

Oct  30th   Blitz

Nov  6th-20th Game\55 inc 10 3SS one round per night EF: $2

Nov  27th  Closed for Thanksgiving (Casual play optional)

Dec 4th    Blitz

Dec 11th  Quick Quads  Game\15 inc 3

Dec 18th  Blitz

Dec 25th Closed for Xmas

Jan 1st     Closed for New Year's Day

Jan 8th-29th Game\55 inc 10 4SS one round per night EF:$2

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

July 10th Blitz

Tonight we will offer another blitz tournament with time controls and number of rounds based on turnout. Entry fee: $1

Here are the crosstables of events of the last few weeks:

June 12th

June 19th

June 26th

July 3rd

We will typically play a round robin format for turnouts under 12 players. First round starts at 6 pm.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

June 12th Event--Blitz!

Our June 12th event will be our first ever rated blitz tournament. Time control of G/5 inc 2. Free entry fee (USCF membership required). Round robin depending on turnout.

Here is the CROSSTABLE from our June 5th event.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

May Results, June 5th Event

Here in the May CROSSTABLE.

Our event for June 5th will be quick chess quads/swiss depending on turnout. No (zero) entry fee but it will be USCF rated so USCF membership is required. Time Control G/15 inc 3 sec.

Registration starts at 5:30. 1st Round at 6:00 pm.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May Round Robin Tournament

Our turnout for May was 6 players allowing us to schedule a round robin tournament for the five Wednesdays this month.


May 1st

Shannon--Dannie  0-1
Forrest--George    1-0
Herb, John--Byes 0.5

May 8th

Forrest--John  1-0
George--Shannon  .5-.5
Dannie--Herb  1-0

May 15th

Dannie--Forrest (to be played in Temple)

May 22nd


May 29th


Our schedule in June, July, and August TBD but I would like to add in some blitz and quick chess events.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

March Crosstable and April Swiss Pairings and Results

Here is the CROSSTABLE for the March Swiss. Congratulations to the undefeated winner Dannie!

Dannie v. George

The April Swiss is off and running with nine players. We just completed the 3rd round last night and the final round is set for April 24th.

Pairings for April 24th.


Forrest v. Shea

Results from 3rd round

Dannie--Shannon  1-0
Shea--Roger  0-1
John--Edward  0-1
George--Herb  0-1

Roger v. Edward

Results from 2nd round

Roger--Dannie  0-1
Shea--John  1-0
Shannon--Edward  0-1

Shannon v. Edward

Results from 1st round

Dannie--George  1-0
Edward--Roger  0-1
Forrest--Shea  1-0

Our May Swiss will start on May 1st. Four rounds, Game 55 inc 10, EF: $2. Since May has five Wednesdays we will have our first tournament under the new blitz rating category on May 29th.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Second Round Results, Third Round Pairings

Second Round Results

Ralph--Calvin  1-0
George--Dannie  0-1
Roger--Herb  0-1
Shannon--Forrest  0-1


Third Round Pairings

Dannie 2.0 -- Ralph 2.0
Herb 1.5 -- Calvin 1.0
Forrest 1.0 -- George 1.0
John 1.0 -- Roger 0.0


We had several returning members show up to play casual games--Jonathan, Thomas and Dean. Welcome back!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

March Swiss: Results and Pairings

Our March Swiss is in progress with 9 players.

First Round Results

Forrest--Ralph   0-1
Dannie--Shannon  1-0
George--Roger 1-0
Calvin--John  1-0


Second Round Pairings



It is possible that we may have a new player join late. An inquiry has been made. John, if you feel like attending it's possible (small chance) you might get a game.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Fourth Round Results and Crosstable

Fourth Round Results

Herb--Ralph  .5-.5
Roger--Shannon 1-0
George--Forrest 0-1
John--Jake  0-1

Click this link for complete CROSSTABLE

Our March Swiss begins Wednesday, March 6th.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Fourth Round Pairings

Fourth Round Pairings


March Swiss begins on Wednesday, March 6th.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Third Round Pairings


Byes--Forrest, Jake

Thursday, February 7, 2013

First Round Results, Second Round Pairings

Eight players have entered the February Swiss. 

Ralph v. Shannon

First Round Results

Shannon 1370    Ralph 2188   0-1
Herb 1835         Jake  1149     1-0
George 1003      Roger 1599   0-1
Forrest 1445      John 640        1-0

Roger v. George

Second Round Pairings

Ralph    Forrest
Roger    Herb
Jake       Shannon
John       George

Jake v. The Invisible Man

See you all next week. Don't forget the Temple tournament this Saturday the 9th. Details at the Temple Chess Club link on the right of your screen.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

February Swiss Begins

February 6th marks the start of our 1st Swiss of the year. The four rounds will be played on the 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th at a time control of Game/55 inc 10. Entry fee is $2 and you must be a current USCF member to play in rated events.

I've heard from several regulars along with a couple of new/returning members who will be attending tonight so we should have a sufficient group to make this an interesting tournament.

Looking forward to seeing everyone tonight!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Meet and Play on January 23rd & 30th

Our remaining meetings in January will be casual meet and play nights. Our next tournament will begin on February 6th. I'm likely out until 2/6.