Playing site: Dale’s Weston Lanes (5902 Schofield Ave, Weston, WI 54476; phone: 715-359-8488)
Tournament format: 5 Round Swiss; Game in 2 hours, d5; one OPEN section; USCF rated*
Round times: Saturday at 10 am, 2:30 pm, and 7:30 pm; Sunday at 10 am and 2:30 pm
Registration: Preregister at (http://bit.ly/NWisChessChamp). On-site registration on Saturday from 9-9:30 am.
Cost: Cost: $20—pay on site before check-in ends at 9:45 am.
Prizes: Badger State Games medals to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and additional class prizes.
This tournament will be an event in the Badger State Summer Games. All participants will receive a Badger State Games T-shirt and qualify for the State Games of America tournament by participating.
More information about the Badger State Games can be found at https://www.visitwausau.com/about-the-games.
Bring your own boards, pieces and clocks!! We have a few sets and clocks to provide for those without them.
Hotel information: Weston Inn & Suites (5810 Schofield Ave, Schofield, WI 54476; phone: 715-355-9955) is directly next door to the playing site. There are a limited number of standard rooms (2 queen beds) available for the chess rate of $85 per night for Friday and Saturday nights. You must make the room reservation by May 1 and mention the chess tournament to get the chess rate.
Playing site and hotel directions:
• From I-39 N:
➢ Take exit 187 for WI-29 E toward Weston/Green Bay
➢ Take exit 173 for County Road X/Camp Phillips Rd (Weston)
➢ Turn left onto County Rd X/Camp Phillips Rd (signs for US-51)
➢ Turn right onto Schofield Ave, destination will be on the left
• From WI-29 W:
➢ Take exit 177 for Marathon County J (Weston)
➢ Turn right onto County Rd J northbound
➢ Turn left onto Schofield Ave, destination will be on the right
*United States Chess Federation (USCF) membership is required to participate in this tournament—go to uschess.org to register.
State Champion: Erik Santarius