• 2014 Bay Area Named Championship Series
    @ Bay Area Chess Center, 1639A South Main St, Milpitas, CA 95035 (map)

    schiller aigner donaldson shankland

    FM Eric A Schiller Championship: March 14-16 or 15-16
    (FM Schiller is registered to play!)
    NM Michael Aigner Championship: April 4-6 or 5-6
    Summer Championship (to be named): June 27-29 or 28-29
    IM W John Donaldson Championship: August 8-10 or 9-10
    GM Samuel Shankland Championship: October 10-12 or 11-12

    These recurring tournaments are named after chess personalities who have had greatest influence on Bay Area Chess during its formative years. They helped Bay Area Chess get started from scratch and helped grow it to the most active affliate of USCF. This is our way of saying special thanks and preserve their contributions!
    If you want to get to the top, this can prepare you for the final leg of the journey starts to a titled player...
    Let the journey continue!

    You may participate in any of these events... there are discounts for registering for two or more of the following events...
    Tip: This is best suited for players who prefer long time controls.
  • Sections & Prizes
    $6,000 b/89 entries - $5,000 guaranteed!

     1st2nd3rd4thClass Prizes1st2nd
    MX (2000 & up) $1,000 $500 $300 $200 under 2300> $300 $100
    AB (1600-1999) $800 $400 $200   under 1800> $300 $100
    CDEu
    (under 16 & unrated)
    $800 $300 $100   under 1400>
    under 1200>
    $200
    $200
    $100
    $100
  • Schedule

    SectionOptionRegistrationRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6
    MX (2000 & up)
    AB (1600-1999)
    3-day
    (G/90 +30)
    Fr 6-6:45p Fr 7p Sa 9:30a Sa 2p Sa 6:30p Su 10a Su 2:30p
    2-day
    (Rds 1-2 G/55 d5)
    Sa 9-9:15a Sa 9:30a Sa 11:45a
    CDE
    (Under 1600)
    3-day
    (G/90 d5)
    Fr 6-6:45p Fr 7p Sa 9:30a Sa 2p Sa 5:30p Su 10a Su 1:30p
    2-day
    (Rds 1-2 G/55 d5)
    Sa 9-9:15a Sa 9:30a Sa 11:45a
  • Fees

    Entry Fee: 99 at least 3 days before the tourney (Econ EF: 66 w/50% prize)
    Less than 3 days before the tourney +20
    Rated 2250+ $0 10 days before the tournament
    Playup +20
    Discounts based on # of tourneys: 2=$5 3=$10 4=$20 5=$30 6=$40...
    [Members get more discount online]
  • Organizers and TDs

    TDs: Tom Langland, National TD, Salman Azhar, PhD, Senior. TD, Justin Easterday, Kerry Lawless, Aamir Azhar, Archit Dasika,  Richard Koepcke, Jordan Langland, John McCumiskey, Sankar Swaminathan, or other