• Denker & Barber Qualifier Weekend

      CalChess Denker Qualifier (2 day) for Grades 9-12
      and
      CalChess Barber Qualifier (2-day) for Grades K-8
      and

      Saturday & Sunday
      May 20-21, 2017
      Milpitas - "old" BAC office (map)
      1639A South Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035

      This is an invitational tournament for any CalChess members. Specific rating requirement for Barber & Denker tournaments.

      The winner of the Denker Qualifier will be representing Northern California at the Denker Championship.
      The winner of the Barber Qualifier will be representing Northern California at the Barber Championship.

  • Participants

    This is an invitational tournament for any CalChess members:

    Denker Qualifier: ny player in Grade 9-12 with rating over 2000+;
    The winner of the Denker is the official Northern California representative in the Denker Tournament of High School Champions (more info: Denker Championship)

    Barber Qualifier: any player in Grade K-8 with rating over 1800+;
    The winner of the Barber Qualifier is the official Northern California representative in the Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions.
    (More info: Barber Championship)
  • Sections & Prizes

    Barber & Denker
    1 section for players with USCF rating over 1800 for the Barber Qualifier.
    1 section for players with USCF rating over 2000 for the Denker Qualifier.
    May 2017 supplemental rating will be used for both Barber and Denker Qualifier.


    $650 guaranteed for both Barber and Denker Qualifier Tournaments:
    $300 to CalChess Representative (player must attend respective National Tournament in order to receive prize)
    2nd - $200, 3rd- $100, 4th - $50 to others.
  • Schedule & Fees

    2-day tournament Saturday & Sunday
    5SS G/90 d5
     RegistrationRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
    Schedule Sat 10:45-11a SAT 11:15a SAT 2:30p SUN 9a SUN 12:30p SUN 3:45p

    Entry Fees:
    For all players for any tournament: $59
    Late fee: After 5/15 +$15
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:

    Organizers: Contact organizers
    NTD, FIDE IA Tom Langland, Sr. TD Jordan Langland
    Dr. Judit Sztaray
  • Location

    old BAC office (map)
    1639A South Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035