Thursday, January 24, 2013

Ozaukee Winter Seasonal Tournament Feb. 2 (G/45)

ORCA will hold its Winter Seasonal tournament on Saturday, February 2, 2013 in Mequon, WI.  Format is a 4-round Swiss System with a G/45, d/5 time control.  The results will be dual-rated.  Entry fee is only $15 (payable at site).  Register before January 30, 2013 and save $3:

ENTRY FEE: $15 (both sections $3 less if registered before January 30, 2013). $2 discount for ORCA members. Cash or check only.  Make checks payable to “Ozaukee Regional Chess Association” or "ORCA".
USCF MEMBERSHIP: Required (payable at site). For more information, go to
FORMAT: Four Round Swiss System - Four Games in One Day -- USCF dual-rated (USCF Membership Required). USCF rules apply (clock, touch-move, notation, etc.)
TIME CONTROL: G/45, D/5 (each player has 45 minutes to complete the game).
Digital clocks preferred: Set at G/45 with a 5-second delay.
Analog clocks: Set at 45 minutes.
TWO SECTIONS: Open and Reserve (U1500)
DUAL-RATED: Results will affect your Regular and Quick USCF ratings.
PRIZES: Cash prizes to 1st and 2nd place in each section based on number of entries.
LOCATION: First floor fellowship hall at Christ Church.
ADDRESS: 13460 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53097
TD: Tom Hudson. Pairings done using WinTD software.
EQUIPMENT: Chess sets and boards provided. Bring your digital chess clock if you have one.
4 ROUNDS: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm – 4:00 pm
SITE: Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53097
DIRECTIONS: I-43 to Exit 85 (Mequon Road) west, turn right (north) on Port Washington Road, 2.9 miles on right.  For more specific directions:
ENTRIES TO: ORCA, c/o Tom Hudson – 822 W Grand Ave, Port Washington WI 53074 or via email:
QUESTIONS TO: Tom Hudson – 262-284-1948 or

If you think you will be coming, please send an email to let us know in advance, even if you don't meet the deadline for the early registration discount.  It will simplify the registration process on the day of the tournament.


  1. The online entry form is now active. Click here:

  2. It would have been notable to have Awonder and Adream play in this. Tom said there was a scheduling issue.