Here is another upcoming tournament were are co-hosting with the MSU Chess Club. Hope you can join us for another event. Date: April 8th – 9th, 2017 Location: Plaster Student Union Ballroom (3rd floor)...
Springfield Open Date: October 22nd – 23rd, 2016 Location: Plaster Student Union PSU Ballroom — East Side (note room change from 317) 1110 E Madison St Springfield, MO 65897 Co-hosted by the MSU Chess...
Here is the next Joplin tournament. Date:August 29th, 2015 Location: Joplin Holiday Inn 3615 Range Line Rd Joplin, MO 64804 Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate Format: 4 round Swiss, Game in...
Date: April 25, 2015 Location: Strong Hall, Rm. 300 900 S Holland Ave Missouri State University Springfield, MO 65897 Co-hosted by the MSU Chess Club and the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate Format: 4...
Ever wanted to play in a tourney but didn't have or want to get a USCF membership? Or not ready to play a USCF tourney?
There is going to be an UNRATED tourney in Neosho on May 20th for those interested. It will be a faster time control of 20 minutes per side with 10 seconds added per move (for clocks with increment). $10 individual entry / $25 for family, with prizes in multiple groups.
The event is being held by Allen Bishop, Crowder College Chess Club Sponsor. ... See MoreSee Less
This past weekend, we ran the MSU Open in Springfield.
22 players came to the came to the campus of MSU to play two days of chess.. Due to some minor scheduling issues, we had to transition to different rooms a couple of times but the rest of the event went off without a hitch.
NM Bob Holliman won the event undefeated, finishing clear 1st with 4.5. Ed Rysal also went undefeated to cinch clear 2nd with 4 points.
The U1600 prize went to Ethan Stech with 3.5.
U1400 and U1200 prizes were shared by Ben Elliott, Adam Whitaker, Stephen Hoffmeister and Jay Howard.
Thanks to everyone that came out and joined us and a special thanks to Nick Beatty, the MSU Chess Club and the MSU Political Science department in supporting the event and securing the location.
The fifth and final round is in full swing. NM Bob Holliman and Afzal Chowdhury battle it out on the top board, with 3.5 each. Close on their heels, at 3.0, are Ed Rysal, Marco Laborador Rodriguez, and Christopher Talbot. All are still in the running for first. ... See MoreSee Less