Attention Chess People!

Advance entries are still being accepted for all the State Championship events this coming weekend, April 25-26th ! Herr Direktor will be at the UCONN CC tomorrow night, in Castleman 204 Thursday April 23rd, starting at 7:15 PM to accept advance EF’s. Details are below.

Apr. 25-26 Connecticut State Chess Association State Championship Grand Prix GPP: 30 Connecticut

A State Championship Event! Sponsored by the UCONN School of Engineering & UCONN CC. UCONN Castleman Building, Room 201, 261 Glenbrook Rd., Storrs, CT 06269. Parking in North Garage. 4 – SS, G/120. 2 sections, Open & Reserve (U-1800). Both EF: $50 by 4-22, $60 later. Checks payable to “UCONN”. GM’s & IM’s free if no prize won. Reg.: 8-9:30 AM, Rds.: 10-3, 9-2. Half point byes available in rds. 1-3 only, no last round byes. $$ 700-500-300, Top U-2200 $200, Top U-2000 $200, Reserve $250-$100, Top U-1600 $150-$100.Trophy and state title to top CT resident in Open. All cash prizes, $2500, unconditionally guaranteed! Lodging available, please ask. Info & Entries to: Tom Hartmayer, 963 Mansfield City Rd., Storrs, CT 06268, 860-989-5394, tomhart3@charter.net, www.uconnchess.uconn.edu, www.engr.uconn.edu, UCONN Map admissions.uconn.edu/virtualtour/search/. WCL JGP.



Apr. 26
Connecticut State Chess Association K-8 State Open Championship

A State Championship Event! Sponsored by the UCONN School of Engineering & UCONN CC. UCONN Castleman Building Room 206, 261 Glenbrook Rd., Storrs, CT 06269. Parking in North Garage. 4 – SS, G/60. EF: $50, by 4-22, $60 later. Reg.: 8 – 9:30 AM, Rds.: 10-12:30-2:30-4:30. Half point byes available in rds. 1-3 only, no last round byes. Prizes: Trophies to Top 5. Trophy to Top 3 teams of 4 from 1 school. Info & Entries to: Tom Hartmayer, 963 Mansfield City Rd., Storrs, CT 06268, 860-989-5394, tomhart3@charter.net, www.uconnchess.uconn.edu, www.engr.uconn.edu, UCONN Map admissions.uconn.edu/virtualtour/search/.

Apr. 26 Connecticut State Chess Association K-12 & UCONN School of Engineering High School $14,000 Scholarship State Open Championship

A State Championship Event! Sponsored by the UCONN School of Engineering & UCONN CC. UCONN Castleman Building Room 204, 261 Glenbrook Rd., Storrs, CT 06269. Parking in North Garage. 4 – SS, G/60. EF: $50 by 4-22, $60 after. Checks payable to “UCONN”. Reg.: 8 – 9:30 AM, Rds.: 10 – 12:30 – 2:30 – 4:30. Half point byes available in rds. 1-3 only, no last round byes. Prizes: State Champ title, CSCA Denker/Polgar $300 Award & trophy to highest scoring CT male/female residents in grades 9-12. UCONN School of Engineering Scholarships to Top 3 in grades 9-12, 1st: Trophy plus $2000 scholarship renewable for 4 years with 3.4 GPA, 2nd: Trophy plus $1000 scholarship renewable for 4 years with 3.4 GPA, 3rd: Trophy plus $500 scholarship renewable for 4 years with 3.4 GPA, 4th – 5th: Trophies. Scholarships are available only to tournament winners in grades 9-12 who are admitted to and enroll in an engineering program at the UCONN School of Engineering. Scholarships are not transferable and are renewable for a maximum of 4 years. Students are limited to 1 scholarship in the School of Engineering. Prior winners are eligible to upgrade only, prior 1st prize winners are eligible for trophy & titles only. Other previous winners may upgrade only. Trophy to top 3 teams of 4 from 1 school. Info & Entries to: Tom Hartmayer, 963 Mansfield City Rd., Storrs, CT 06268, 860-989-5394, tomhart3@charter.net, www.uconnchess.uconn.edu, www.engr.uconn.edu, UCONN Map admissions.uconn.edu/virtualtour/search/.

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