5 Round Lasker Tournament Starts Friday, September 18

    Chess Tournaments

    Our second 5 round double Swiss starts September 18. Each Friday we will play one double round. The players face each other in a two game minimatch with a time control of G25 and a 10 second increment starting at move 1.

    The rounds start Fridays at 7.10 pm. All games will be played on Lichess and players are required to join our Lichess team. Prior to the start of the match all players must log on to lichess, visit our team site and make their presence known in the team chat.

    If you haven’t already done so, submit a join request here:


    The registration fee for this tournament is $20. Families can contact us for a reduced entrance fee. 50% of the collected registration fees will be paid out in prize money.

    To register head over to


    or contact us by email and provide your name, email address, lichess username, and USCF ID (if available). Your most recent USCF rating will be used for pairing purposes only. The tournament will not be USCF rated.

    Update 9/15/20: You can pay the registration fee at the link above, or via Paypal by clicking the “Buy Now” button below

    or make a cheque payable to the San Gabriel Valley Chess Club and send it to our HQ at:

    1010 N Chester Street, Pasadena, CA 91104

    The deadline for registration is Friday, Sept. 18 at 5 pm.

    First round pairings will be announced by 6.30 pm.

    1. sgv.chessclub@gmail.com

      No problem, you are all set.

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