Bughouse + Pizza Tomorrow!

Tuesday – Jack is running a bughouse tournament and we will have pizza to celebrate our accomplishments in the past year, including two new category 3 players, Jack Fulsom and Paul Kinion.  Festivities will start around 7:00.

RCTC President’s Cup  – RCTC Chess Flyer
January 2nd
Please email Dennis Mays, dennismays101@gmail.com, to register!
The tournament is primarily for middle school students,  high school JV players, and RCTC students.  However, high school varsity players are invited play in an informal varsity-only section. This would be a good warm up for the RASCL season which begins on Thursday, Jan 8 at John Marshall High School. Remember the tournament is free!

January Slow Chess:  Pre-registration List
Sent Matt an email or tell in person to register, mjensen23@gmail.com.  Most regular club members rated over 1000 will be playing in this event.
The 2015 Grand Prix has been announced:  Grand Prix

RCC Correspondence Championship:  RCC Members can sign-up for the next championship here:  http://www.chess.com/tournament/rcc-correspondence-championship-2015.  If you haven’t received an invite on chess.com please send me (Matt) an email and I’ll send one.  6-month ICC membership as a prize to the next winner!

No Club Tuesday, Sign-up for Tournies!

Tuesday – No chess club for this holiday week.

TCCL Results – LINK
GOLD: The Ultimates beat B2 or Not B2, 3.5-0.5 to move into 5th place.  B2 or Not B2 is now in 7th place, but still have a chance to move up by the end of the season.
BRONZE: The Rookies and the Knights both won their matches.  The Rookies now sit in FIRST PLACE!  Barry and Dennis have won all their games so far! Dennis leads all board 3 players with 4/4 and Barry is in 2nd with 3/3.  Barry subbed (and scored a win) for the Ultimates in the one match he missed for the Bronze.  The Knights are in a very respectable 6th place out of 26 teams.   Paul Kinion is leading all board 4 players with 3.5/4!

RCTC President’s Cup  – RCTC Chess Flyer
January 2nd
Please email Dennis Mays, dennismays101@gmail.com, to register!
The tournament is primarily for middle school students,  high school JV players, and RCTC students.  However, high school varsity players are invited play in an informal varsity-only section. This would be a good warm up for the RASCL season which begins on Thursday, Jan 8 at John Marshall High School. Remember the tournament is free!

January Slow Chess:  Pre-registration List
Sent Matt an email or tell in person to register, mjensen23@gmail.com.  Most regular club members rated over 1000 will be playing in this event.
The 2015 Grand Prix has been announced:  Grand Prix

RCC Correspondence Championship:  RCC Members can sign-up for the next championship here:  http://www.chess.com/tournament/rcc-correspondence-championship-2015.  If you haven’t received an invite on chess.com please send me (Matt) an email and I’ll send one.  6-month ICC membership as a prize to the next winner!

Lots of Updates!

Tuesday – We will have a TCCL Prep night and possibly a free tournament for players < 1000.  See you there!

RCC Championship 
OPEN:
Matt Jensen went undefeated 4-0 to win the Open section this year.  Jack Fulsom had a strong performance with 1.5/4 gaining 35 rating points.
U1600: Paul Kinion has continued his string of strong performances scoring a perfect 5-0 and gaining 84 rating points!
USCF Crosstable | RCC Past Champions

2015 Grand Prix
The 2015 Grand Prix has been announced:  Grand Prix
First event is the January Slow Chess.  Email mjensen23@gmail.com or talk to Matt at club to register!

RCTC President’s Cup  – RCTC Chess Flyer
January 2nd
Please email Dennis Mays, dennismays101@gmail.com, to register!
The tournament is primarily for middle school students,  high school JV players, and RCTC students.  However, high school varsity players are invited play in an informal varsity-only section. This would be a good warm up for the RASCL season which begins on Thursday, Jan 8 at John Marshall High School. Remember the tournament is free!

RCC Correspondence Championship:  RCC Members can sign-up for the next championship here:  http://www.chess.com/tournament/rcc-correspondence-championship-2015.  If you haven’t received an invite on chess.com please send me (Matt) an email and I’ll send one.  6-month ICC membership as a prize to the next winner!