♖  "The middlegame I repeat is chess itself; chess with all its possibilities, its attacks, defences, sacrifices, etc." -Eugene Aleksandrovich Znosko-Borovsky  ♖
For a list of completed events, please refer to the WCC Crosstable Listings

2021 & 2022 WCC Events


REMINDER: Players must be present by 7:00 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.

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-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 7:10 P.M. on Wednesday in order to be paired for that round.

2021 & WCC EVENTS
2021
John A. Curdo Commemoration
October 27, November 3, 10, 17
No Wachusett Chess Club meeting
Nov. 24, 2021
2022
George Sturgis Memorial (1891-1944)
Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
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)