♚  "The process of rating players can be compared to the measurement of the position of a cork bobbing up and down on the surface of agitated water with a yard
stick tied to a rope and which is swaying in the wind." -Arpad Elo  ♚
For a list of completed events, please refer to the WCC Crosstable Listings

2021 2022 & 2023 WCC Events


REMINDER: Players must be present by 6:45 P.M. on Wednesday in order to be paired for that round.
  NOTE: The deadline for registration for Round 1 of each tournament is now 6.45 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.

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.: 6:30-6.45 p.m. Rds.: 7:00 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-142 & C-143.
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

Current USCF 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 6:45 P.M. on Wednesday in order to be paired for that round.

2021 2022 & 2023 WCC EVENTS
2021
John A. Curdo Commemoration
October 27, November 3, 10, 17
No Wachusett Chess Club meeting
Nov. 24, 2021
George Sturgis Memorial (1891-1944)
Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
2022
Reggie Boone Memorial (1926-2008)
5, 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2
George E. O'Rourke Memorial (1929-2007)
Feb. 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9
MACA Details
Gail S. Lingner Memorial (1942-2018)
March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13 (Two Sections)
Wayne L. Steadman Memorial (1943-2018)
May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22
Robert A. Fortier Memorial (1923 – 2021)
June 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27 (Two Sections)
Rocco R. Pasquale Memorial (1922-2014)
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Wachusett CC Championship (both "A" & "B") *
September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19 (Two Sections)
John A. Curdo Memorial
October 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30
Kate Gasser Memorial (Two Sections)
December 7, 14, 21, 28
2023
Reggie Boone Memorial
January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1
George O'Rourke Memorial (2 sections)
February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8
Gail Lingner Memorial
March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12
Martin Laine Memorial (2 sections)
April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17
Wayne Steadman Memorial
May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21
Robert Fortier Memorial (2 sections)
June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26
Rocco Pasquale Memorial
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (2 sections)
September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18
Ernest Fandreyer Memorial
October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29
Evert Siiskonen Mermorial (2 sections)
December 6, 13, 20, 27