Following is a list of our recent and upcoming tournaments:
SGVCC Blitz and Bug House
One night only and take your pick! Rated blitz or a separate Bug House event. Free entry for all SGVCC Members. $10 for non-members.
3rd Altadena Swiss
10/17/23 – 11/28/23 – No Games on October 31 (Halloween) or November 21 (Thanksgiving Week)
This is a 5-round event in two sections (over and under 1200). Many of you have been asking to play in the top section so here’s your chance! Rounds are on October 17, 24 and November 7, 14, and 28.
Note: The SGVCC will be closed on November 21.
Looking for some chess over the Holiday weekend? The American Open is a great local 8-round classic, information here.
Think you’re the fastest? Join us in December for Rapid chess! This is a 4-round event in 3 sections, with Rounds 1 and 2 on December 5 and Rounds 3 and 4 on December 12. The time control is Game 40 with 5 second delay in all sections. The sections are over 1700, under 1700 and under 1200. You play two games each night against different opponents. The rounds starts at 6:45 and the next round starts immediately after all games are finished. All games will finish by 10:00 pm.
The entry fee is $30 and should be paid online. No byes are allowed.
Join us December 19 for Blitz chess. This is a 9-round Swiss USCF rated blitz tournament. The time control is Game in 5 minutes with no delay. We will use the higher of your ratings (regular or blitz) for pairing purposes. Depending on the number of players we may have multiple sections with a playoff between the winners of each section. For registration purposes everyone is in one big section for now. The entry fee is $10. Questions contact John Wright at [email protected] or (626) 864-5744. The rounds starts at 6:45 and the next round starts immediately after all games are finished. All games will finish by 10:00 pm.
SGVCC will be closed December 26 and January 2, then it will reopen on January 9, 2024.
Feel free to contact us with any questions.