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Chess Yoga Chess Club Tournaments
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Chess Yoga evolved from the Chess Yoga Chess Club.
The Chess Yoga Chess Club (an affiliate of the USCF)
was formed in 2001 to promote open tournaments.



What: Spring Classic Community Chess Tournament
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Where: Richmond Recreation Complex
                3230 MacDonald Avenue, Richmond, California 94804
Time: Registration 10:30am to 12:00pm
Rounds: 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm

The 5th Annual Spring Classic Community Chess will take place Saturday May 20, 2017 at the Richmond Recreation Complex. This chess tournament is sponsored by the West Coast Chess Alliance and the City of Richmond Community Service Department.

Everyone is invited to ths free chess tournament, all ages and playing levels. The tournament is a quad. See attachment for more details.

For more information and to register please visit our website at: thewcca.org or info@thewcca.com

Tournament director: TC Ball (510) 439-6311
The next move is yours, make it a good one!

Tournament Flyer pdf
West Coast Chess Alliance

"Building Bridges with Chess"

Hilltop Mall
National Chess Day
Speed Chess Tournament
Saturday, October 8, 2016
                        Prize Fund $400 (Guaranteed):

1st - $200 / 2nd - $120 / 3rd - $80

Location: Hilltop Mall

        JC Penney's Lower Court
        2200 Hilltop Mall Road
        Richmond, CA 94806

Entry Fee: $10.00

Registration: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

5 Round Tournament, 1st Round: 1:00 PM

2 games per opponent (1 white / 1 black) each round

Time Control: G/5 (Game in 5 minutes, no delay)
  •   Tournament limited to first 40 registered players
  •   Non-rated tournament, USCF Rules
  •   Chess sets provided
  •   Chess clocks not provided
   Pre-registration encouraged. For more information and registration contact:
         TC Ball at (510) 439-6311 or info@thewcca.com
Make checks payable to: Trendell Ball Consultants
Mail to: West Coast Chess Alliance, 1 Surfside Court, San Pablo, CA 94806

Everyone is welcome to Hilltop Mall!
All proceeds will go to "Chess in Richmond's School Program"

National Chess Day pdf flyer

Family Chess Night Fall 2016
    co-sponsored by the
West Coast Chess Alliance
Richmond Recreation Department

Looking for a fun family activity that is both mentally stimulating and fun?
Well, here are your changes.
Join us for a fun night of chess. Studies have shown that, "Chess helps make kids smart."
Free 8 week chess workshop for beginners.

Richmond Recreation Complex
3230 Macdonald Avenue

Friday Night 6:00 to 7:30 PM

  October: 7th, 14th, 21st
  November: 4th, 11th, 18st
  December: 2nd, 9th

The next move is yours.

If you have any questions, please contact:
TC Ball (510) 439-6311 or info@thewcca.com

Family Chess Night Word document

John Easterling Open
Won by IM Ricardo De Guzman,
and held August 3-4, 2002 in Hercules, CA.
USCF rating report

Hercules Open
Won by NM Victor Baja,
and held April 27-28, 2002 in Hercules, CA.
USCF rating report

Vallejo Open
Won by IM Ricardo De Guzman,
and held March 16-17, 2002 in Vallejo, CA.
USCF rating report

Under 2200 Amateur Championship
Won by Expert Larry Snyder,
and held January 26-27, 2002 in Hercules, CA.
USCF rating report

Under 2000 Championship
Won by high school student Simion Kreimer,
and held September 29-30, 2001 in Hercules, CA.
USCF rating report