♝  "Losing can persuade you to change what doesn't need to be changed, and winning can convince you everything is fine even if you are on the brink of disaster."
-Garry Kasparov  ♝
For a list of completed events, please refer to the WCC Crosstable Listings

2020 WCC Events


REMINDER: Players must be present by 7:10 P.M. on Wednesday in order to be paired for that round.
  NOTE: The deadline for registration for Round 1 of each tournament is 7 p.m.  

* NOTE:
All the 2020 tournaments, except the Lingner, Laine, & Daly Memorial, and the club championship, are 5-round Swisses. The Lingner, Laine, & Daly Memorial are each 4-SS. The club championships (both "A" & "B" Divisions) are each 7-round Swiss.

Note, there will be both a Quick Chess & a Blitz Championship in 2020.

The "A" Division will have 8 players: the first 4 based on Grand Prix Points, & the remaining 4 being the top 4 winning percentage (See "Pct." column in the WCC Statistics spreassheet)
with a minimum of 22 games played in 2019-2020 season.
Byes: none.
Makeup games: none.
7RR, G/100 d5, McKay Complex, Room C-159 or C-192, Fitchburg State University, 67 Rindge Rd., Fitchburg, MA 01420.

The "B" Division will be open to all, but only those who have played a minimum of 22 games in the current season will be eligible for the "B" title.
7SS, G/100 d5, McKay Complex, Room C-159 or C-192, Fitchburg State University, 67 Rindge Rd., Fitchburg, MA 01420.
EF: $20 annual club dues. Reg.: 6:30-7:10 p.m. Rds.: 7:15 p.m. each Wed. Byes: none. Prizes: chess books to 1st, top U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000.
No byes allowed in either section.

Fitchburg State University, McKay Campus School, Room C-159 or C-192.
67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420 Click Here for Directions

Rounds Time: 7:15 p.m.

Prize Info: Chess books, bragging rights & other miscellaneous intangibles.
Inquiry: Phone: George Mirijanian, 978-345-5011
E-mail: mailto:miriling2@aol.com
Requirement: USCF membership required. MACA membership optional.
Registration Information: Entry Fee: $1 per game played; free to Wachusett CC members.
Registration - Onsite: 6:30 to 7 p.m.
It is very important to have 7 p.m. the deadline for registration for Round 1
Air-conditioned, free parking

On-line ratings as of first night of the tournament will be used.


All regular weekly Wednesday night tournaments, except as noted above, info:

5SS, G/100, d/5
Fitchburg State University, McKay Campus School, Room C-159 or C-192.
67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420 Click Here for Directions

Rounds Time: 7:15 p.m.

Byes: 1-4, limit two.
Prize Info: Chess books to 1st, 2nd, top U1800, top U1600, & top U1400 (Section rating categories may fluctuate based on attendance).
Inquiry: Phone: George Mirijanian, 978-345-5011
MailAddress: 176 Oak Hill Rd., Fitchburg, MA 01420
E-mail: mailto:miriling2@aol.com
Requirement: USCF membership required. MACA membership optional.
Registration Information: Entry Fee: $1 per game played; free to Wachusett CC members.
Registration - Onsite: 7-7:10 p.m.
Air-conditioned, free parking

On-line ratings as of first night of each tournament will be used.


REMINDER: Players must be present by 7:10 P.M. on Wednesday in order to be paired for that round.