Speed Chess Tournament June 29


When: Saturday, JUNE 29, 2019
Where: Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany, OR

Blitz Rules, 10 minute time limit per player per game, OR 5 minutes+ 5 second delay per move.

Entry fee: $10 plus + U. S. Chess Federation Membership: 1 yr. Adult $40, Young Adult(under 24) $26, Youth(under 15) $22, Scholastic(under 12) $17. Memberships may be purchased at the door.
Unrated tournament, entry fee $5.00, with winner receiving a one year USCF subscription (minimum 5 entrants).
Registration: Sat. 9:15-9:45 am

Bring Chess Sets and clocks if you have them.

Sunday 6/9 – 12:50 CORVALLIS CHESS RIOT

3 games at Corvallis High School. 6/9/2019, 1-3:30 Register 12:30-12:50 All ages, all levels of experience. Just $5!  Enter through the SW corner door off of 16th Street by the football stadium.  Some games may run until 4.  Boards and Clocks supplied. Players of similar abilities will play each other. Tournament is NWSRS rated.


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Chess Story by Harry Demarest

HARRY DEMAREST: Better Not Tell My Wife

She told me that she’d do anything for fifty bucks.

She was shocked by my suggestion, but a deal’s a deal, and I made her do it. We played chess, and I won all three games.

I’d better not tell my wife. She’s a grandmaster, and she just wouldn’t understand.

Harry Demarest has had 20 of his 50-word stories and a few longer pieces published. He has been playing tournament chess for years, and once played chess all night with a hitchhiker he picked up in Albuquerque.