Event Schedule

Unless noted, all games will be played in Vassar College, Rockefeller Hall, rooms 101 & 104 on the lowest level. Plenty of onsite parking available outside of the hall. Register 7:00 – 7:25 PM, games start at 7:30 PM for most tournaments. …USCF Membership required (https://new.uschess.org/home/).


January 7: Club Holiday

January 14: 4-Rd Quick

Format: 4-SS, G15 d5.  EF: $5.  Trophies to 1st, top booster.

January 21: Unrated Blitz

Format: RR, G5 d0.  FREE entry.

January 28, February 4, 11: Deep Freeze Swiss

Format: 3-SS, G60 d10.  EF: $5.  Trophies to 1st, top booster.  TD: Craig Fisher, TBA

February 18: Free/Open Play: Join us at the USATE in Parsippany, NJ.

February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25: Dutchess County Championship

Format: 5-SS, G90 d10.  EF: $10.  Two byes available rounds 1-4, request at site.  Trophies to 1st, 2nd, top each class (minimum 4 entries per class).  TD: Michael O’Connor

March 11: Annual Business Meeting, Room 104, 7:00 PM.

April 1, 8: Poughkeepsie April Quick

Format: 4-SS, G24 d5.  Two byes available rounds 1-3, request at site.  Trophies to 1st, top booster.  Rds. 730-845.

April 13: Vassar-Chadwick Memorial Swiss
Playing site: Coldenham RP Church
469 Coldenham Rd, Walden NY 12586
Format: 3-SS, G60 d5. Trophies to 1st, 2nd, top booster. Rds. 10am 12:30pm 2:45pm.
TD: Ernie Johnson (845-926-0804)

April 15: Poughkeepsie Rated Blitz:

Format: RR, G5 d0.  EF: $5.  Trophies to 1st, booster.

April 22: Free/Open Play

Format: Rated match play available or unrated casual games.  TD: Craig Fisher (if necessary)

April 29, May 6, 13: Poughkeepsie May Swiss

Format: 3-SS, G75, d10.  EF: $5.  Two byes available 1-2, request at site.  TD: Craig Fisher

May 20: Vassar-Chadwick Grand Prix winners announced.