Sunday, August 09, 2020

 

 BCC 3|0 ONLINE #5  

 
 
 
 
 
DateSunday, August 9, 2020
Event FormatArena, 1-hour
Time Control3|0
Entry FeeFree entry
Registration2:30-3:30 PM
Round TimesRound 1 @ 3:30 PM; others ASAP
DescriptionOnline tournament at chess.com, named 3|0 BCC ONLINE #5

Register for tournament online at tournament link:
Live Chess Registration

Must join the Boylston Chess Club on chess.com to play in this tournament

Tournament is UNRATED with USCF.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

 

 

Saturday, August 01, 2020

Boylston Chess: BCC 3|0 ONLINE #4









DateSunday, August 2, 2020
Event FormatArena, 1-hour
Time Control3|0
Entry FeeFree entry
Registration3:45-4:45 PM
Round TimesRound 1 @ 4:45 PM; others ASAP
DescriptionOnline tournament at chess.com, named 3|0 BCC ONLINE #4

Register for tournament online at tournament link:
Live Chess Registration

Must join the Boylston Chess Club on chess.com to play in this tournament

Tournament is UNRATED with USCF.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Boylston Chess: 30/5 Rated #4



DateSunday, July 26, 2020
Event Format4SS (reduced to 3 Rounds if fewer than 8 players register)
Time Control30|5
Entry Fee$10
Prizes$25-$20-$15 based on 10 players (minimum 5 players needed by chess.com rules)
DescriptionUSCF RATED! Only online USCF ratings will be impacted.
Players must register BOTH at the tournament website Live Chess Registration (to be paired) and the BCF website tournament registration page (to pay).

No half-point byes, no reentry after withdrawal.

Rating with USCF will be delayed by 72 hours after the completion of the tournament to give chess.com time to ensure Fair Play was observed in all games.

Players must join Zoom during the event.

Meeting ID: 863 1991 9879
Password: 392744

Players must be members of the site "Boylston Chess Club - USCF Rated" on chess.com. To join, a player must fill out and submit this form one time:
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List



Friday, July 24, 2020

Boylston Chess: Larry C Virtual Chess Skittes Room

photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture,   2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)



Larry C 
Virtual Chess Skittles Room 

for Boylston Players and Friends


photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture, 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)


GM Larry Christiansen 

will present a 

free virtual lecture/chat

 

Saturday    August  15  at   6-7 pm



for Boylston Chess players and friends




LarryC  virtual skittles room for Boylston players and friends 
will feature tactics and instructive games.


 Just follow this link 3 pm:   
twitch.tv/larrychr





____________

See some of Larry's games:  Larry C on chessgames.com


 _____________







From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Christiansen0201 075.jpg
Larry Christiansen 
at the 2002 U.S. Chess Championships
in Seattle, Washington
  
Larry M. Christiansen
 United States
 June 27, 1956 (age 63)
 born:  Riverside, California, United States
achieved title of:  Grandmaster (1977)
 FIDE rating:  2567  (April 2020)

Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is an American chess player of Danish ancestry.

He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1977.

Christiansen was the 
U.S. champion three times -
in 1980, 1983, and 2002.


He competed in the FIDE World Championship in 1998 and 2002, and in the FIDE World Cup in 2013.

Christiansen grew up in Riverside, California, United States. In 1971, he became the first junior high school student to win the National High School Championship. He went on to win three invitational U.S. Junior Championships in 1973, 1974, and 1975.

In 1977, at age 21, he became a grandmaster without first having been an international master.

Christiansen tied for first place with Anatoly Karpov at Linares 1981. He won the 2001 Canadian Open Chess Championship. He also won Curaçao 2008[1] and the Bermuda Open 2011.[2]

Christiansen played on the United States teams in the Chess Olympiad in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996 and 2002. He won the team silver medal in 1990 and the team bronze in 1982, 1984, 1986 and 1996.[3]

Christiansen describes his playing style as "aggressive-tactical" and he lists his favorite opening as the Sämisch King's Indian.

Books

Friday, July 17, 2020

Boylston Chess: Online Qualifer #4






 
 
 
 
 
DateSaturday, July 18, 2020
Time ControlG/15 + 5
Entry Fee$5
PrizesWinner and top U1900 qualify for OTB event
RegistrationOnline registration ends at 12:30pm
Round TimesFirst round at 1:00pm, others start ASAP
DescriptionProvide lichess handle in comments field when registering.
Online tournament on lichess.org.
Must register here and also join lichess team.

Overall winner and top U1900 (USCF rating) qualify for a special (socially distant) OTB round robin.

Players must join a video call during the event.


Commentary on all of the games will be provided by titled players on twitch.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List


Friday, July 10, 2020

Boylston Chess: Larry C Virtual Chess lecture

photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture,   2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)



Larry C 
Virtual Chess Skittles Room 

for Boylston Players and Friends


photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture, 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)


GM Larry Christiansen 

will present a 

free virtual lecture/chat

 

Saturday    July   11  at   6-7 pm



for Boylston Chess players and friends




LarryC  virtual skittles room for Boylston players and friends 
will feature tactics and instructive games.


 Just follow this link 3 pm:   
twitch.tv/larrychr





____________

See some of Larry's games:  Larry C on chessgames.com


 _____________















From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Christiansen0201 075.jpg
Larry Christiansen 
at the 2002 U.S. Chess Championships
in Seattle, Washington
  
Larry M. Christiansen
 United States
 June 27, 1956 (age 63)
 born:  Riverside, California, United States
achieved title of:  Grandmaster (1977)
 FIDE rating:  2567  (April 2020)

Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is an American chess player of Danish ancestry.

He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1977.

Christiansen was the 
U.S. champion three times -
in 1980, 1983, and 2002.


He competed in the FIDE World Championship in 1998 and 2002, and in the FIDE World Cup in 2013.

Christiansen grew up in Riverside, California, United States. In 1971, he became the first junior high school student to win the National High School Championship. He went on to win three invitational U.S. Junior Championships in 1973, 1974, and 1975.

In 1977, at age 21, he became a grandmaster without first having been an international master.

Christiansen tied for first place with Anatoly Karpov at Linares 1981. He won the 2001 Canadian Open Chess Championship. He also won Curaçao 2008[1] and the Bermuda Open 2011.[2]

Christiansen played on the United States teams in the Chess Olympiad in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996 and 2002. He won the team silver medal in 1990 and the team bronze in 1982, 1984, 1986 and 1996.[3]

Christiansen describes his playing style as "aggressive-tactical" and he lists his favorite opening as the Sämisch King's Indian.

Books

Saturday, July 04, 2020

Boylston Chess: July Online Weekly Swiss






 
 
 
 
 
DateStarts Monday, July 6th
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 + 10
Entry Fee$5
PrizesNone
RegistrationRegister before 11:59pm on July 5th
DescriptionOne round a week. Pairings will be emailed to players on Monday morning, and then players will schedule a time with their opponent and play online before Sunday night.
Unrated event with games played on lichess.org or chess.com. Must have a USCF ID to play.
Any questions email boylstonchess@gmail.com

Games, once scheduled, will be posted on discord
BCC Discord
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Boylston Chess: BCC 30/5 online Rated #3






 
 
 
 
 
DateSunday, July 5, 2020
Event Format4SS (reduced to 3 Rounds if fewer than 8 players register)
Time ControlG/30 + 5
Entry Fee$10
Prizes$25-$20-$15 based on 10 players (minimum 5 players needed by chess.com rules)
Registration9:30-10:30 AM
Round TimesRound 1 at 10:30 AM, rest ASAP
DescriptionUSCF RATED! Only online USCF ratings will be impacted.
Players must register BOTH at the tournament website Live Chess Registration (to be paired) and the BCF website tournament registration page (to pay).

No half-point byes, no reentry after withdrawal.

Rating with USCF will be delayed by 72 hours after the completion of the tournament to give chess.com time to ensure Fair Play was observed in all games.

Players must join Zoom during the event.

Meeting ID: 863 1991 9879
Password: 392744

Players must be members of the site "Boylston Chess Club - USCF Rated" on chess.com. To join, a player must fill out and submit this form one time.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List




Friday, June 26, 2020


photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture,   2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)




Larry C 
Virtual Chess Skittles Room 

for Boylston Players and Friends


photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture, 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)


GM Larry Christiansen 

will present a 

free virtual lecture/chat

 

Monday June  29  at   6-7 pm
 


for Boylston Chess players and friends




LarryC  virtual skittles room for Boylston players and friends 
will feature tactics and instructive games.


 Just follow this link 3 pm:   
twitch.tv/larrychr




____________

See some of Larry's games:  Larry C on chessgames.com


 _____________













From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Christiansen0201 075.jpg
Larry Christiansen 
at the 2002 U.S. Chess Championships
in Seattle, Washington
  
Larry M. Christiansen
 United States
 June 27, 1956 (age 63)
 born:  Riverside, California, United States
achieved title of:  Grandmaster (1977)
 FIDE rating:  2567  (April 2020)

Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is an American chess player of Danish ancestry.

He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1977.

Christiansen was the 
U.S. champion three times -
in 1980, 1983, and 2002.


He competed in the FIDE World Championship in 1998 and 2002, and in the FIDE World Cup in 2013.

Christiansen grew up in Riverside, California, United States. In 1971, he became the first junior high school student to win the National High School Championship. He went on to win three invitational U.S. Junior Championships in 1973, 1974, and 1975.

In 1977, at age 21, he became a grandmaster without first having been an international master.

Christiansen tied for first place with Anatoly Karpov at Linares 1981. He won the 2001 Canadian Open Chess Championship. He also won Curaçao 2008[1] and the Bermuda Open 2011.[2]

Christiansen played on the United States teams in the Chess Olympiad in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996 and 2002. He won the team silver medal in 1990 and the team bronze in 1982, 1984, 1986 and 1996.[3]

Christiansen describes his playing style as "aggressive-tactical" and he lists his favorite opening as the Sämisch King's Indian.

Books

Boylston Chess: Online Qualifier #2






 
 
 
 
 
DateSaturday, June 27, 2020
Event FormatFirst round at 1:00pm, others start ASAP
Time ControlG/15 + 5
SectionsOnline registration ends at 12:30pm
Entry Fee$5
PrizesWinner and top U1900 qualify for OTB event
RegistrationOnline registration ends at 12:30pm
Round TimesFirst round at 1:00pm, others start ASAP
DescriptionProvide lichess handle in comments field when registering.
Online tournament on lichess.org.
Must register here and also join lichess team.

Overall winner and top U1900 (USCF rating) qualify for a special (socially distant) OTB round robin.

Players must join a video call during the event.
meet.google.com/kvj-pqoo-oej

Commentary on all of the games will be provided by titled players on twitch.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Boylston Chess: GM Larry C Virtual Chess Skittles Room





photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture,   2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)




Larry C 
Virtual Chess Skittles Room 

for Boylston Players and Friends


photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture, 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)


GM Larry Christiansen 

will present a 

free virtual lecture/chat

 

Saturday    June  20  at   6-7 pm



for Boylston Chess players and friends




LarryC  virtual skittles room for Boylston players and friends 
will feature tactics and instructive games.


 Just follow this link 3 pm:   
twitch.tv/larrychr





____________

See some of Larry's games:  Larry C on chessgames.com


 _____________











From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Christiansen0201 075.jpg
Larry Christiansen 
at the 2002 U.S. Chess Championships
in Seattle, Washington
  
Larry M. Christiansen
 United States
 June 27, 1956 (age 63)
 born:  Riverside, California, United States
achieved title of:  Grandmaster (1977)
 FIDE rating:  2567  (April 2020)

Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is an American chess player of Danish ancestry.

He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1977.

Christiansen was the 
U.S. champion three times -
in 1980, 1983, and 2002.


He competed in the FIDE World Championship in 1998 and 2002, and in the FIDE World Cup in 2013.

Christiansen grew up in Riverside, California, United States. In 1971, he became the first junior high school student to win the National High School Championship. He went on to win three invitational U.S. Junior Championships in 1973, 1974, and 1975.

In 1977, at age 21, he became a grandmaster without first having been an international master.

Christiansen tied for first place with Anatoly Karpov at Linares 1981. He won the 2001 Canadian Open Chess Championship. He also won Curaçao 2008[1] and the Bermuda Open 2011.[2]

Christiansen played on the United States teams in the Chess Olympiad in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996 and 2002. He won the team silver medal in 1990 and the team bronze in 1982, 1984, 1986 and 1996.[3]

Christiansen describes his playing style as "aggressive-tactical" and he lists his favorite opening as the Sämisch King's Indian.

Books


Boylstson Chess: Online Qualifer #1






 
 
 
 
 
 
DateSaturday, June 20, 2020
Event Format6SS
Time ControlG/15 + 5
SectionsOne section
Entry Fee$20, $10 for BCF members
PrizesWinner and top U1900 qualify for OTB event
RegistrationOnline registration ends at 12:30pm
Round TimesFirst round at 1:00pm, others start ASAP
DescriptionProvide lichess handle in comments field when registering.
Online tournament on lichess.org.
Must register here and also join lichess team.

Overall winner and top U1900 (USCF rating) qualify for a special (socially distant) OTB round robin.

Players must join a video call during the event.

Commentary on all of the games will be provided by titled players on twitch.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Boylston Chess: 15/3 Rated #3






 
 
 
 
 
DateSunday, June 21, 2020
Event Format4SS
Time Control15|3
Entry Fee5
Registration12-1 PM
Round TimesRound 1 at 1:00 PM, rest ASAP
DescriptionUSCF RATED! Only online USCF ratings will be impacted.
Players must register BOTH at the tournament website chess.com/live#t=1270404 (to be paired) and the BCF website (to pay)

No half-point byes, no reentry after withdrawal.

Rating with USCF will be delayed by 72 hours after the completion of the tournament to give chess.com time to ensure Fair Play was observed in all games.

Attendance on Discord (Server Chess; Voice Channel Chess) during any Online Rated tournament is REQUIRED to ensure Fair Play by all participants. Players will be required to keep videos on and also share their screens so that both players' images and the computer screens with the games in progress are in clear view of the Tournament Director.

Use the BCC Discord link provided on the BCC homepage.

Players must be members of the site "Boylston Chess Club - USCF Rated" on chess.com. To join, a player must fill out and submit this form one time: chess.com/news/view/uscf-member-authentication-9266

Once you have done so, please join the US Chess Members Only Club. After that you will be eligible to play in any USCF-Rated online tournament provided that you maintain a USCF Membership in good standing.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Boylston Chess: 10/2 Rated #2






DateSaturday, June 20, 2020
Event Format4SS
Time Control10|2
Entry Fee5
Registration9-10 AM
Round TimesRound 1 at 10:00 AM, rest ASAP
DescriptionUSCF RATED! Only online USCF ratings will be impacted.
 
Players must register BOTH at the tournament website chess.com/live#t=1260305 (to be paired) and the BCF website (to pay)

 
No half-point byes, no reentry after withdrawal.

 
Rating with USCF will be delayed by 72 hours after the completion of the tournament to give chess.com time to ensure Fair Play was observed in all games.

 
Attendance on Discord (Server Chess; Voice Channel Chess) during any Online Rated tournament is REQUIRED to ensure Fair Play by all participants. Players will be required to keep videos on and also share their screens so that both players' images and the computer screens with the games in progress are in clear view of the Tournament Director.

 
Use the BCC Discord link provided on the BCC homepage.

 
Players must be members of the site "Boylston Chess Club - USCF Rated" on chess.com. To join, a player must fill out and submit this form one time: chess.com/news/view/uscf-member-authentication-9266

Once you have done so, please join the US Chess Members Only Club. After that you will be eligible to play in any USCF-Rated online tournament provided that you maintain a USCF Membership in good standing.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Friday, June 12, 2020

Boylston Chess: Larry C Virtual Chess Skittles Rooms





photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture,   2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)




Larry C 
Virtual Chess Skittles Room 

for Boylston Players and Friends


photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.  Pillsbury Lecture, 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus)


GM Larry Christiansen 

will present a 

free virtual lecture/chat

 

Saturday    June  13    at   6-7 pm



for Boylston Chess players and friends




LarryC  virtual skittles room for Boylston players and friends 
will feature tactics and instructive games.


 Just follow this link 3 pm:   
twitch.tv/larrychr






____________


See some of Larry's games:  Larry C on chessgames.com


 _____________
















From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Christiansen0201 075.jpg
Larry Christiansen 
at the 2002 U.S. Chess Championships
in Seattle, Washington
  
Larry M. Christiansen
 United States
 June 27, 1956 (age 63)
 born:  Riverside, California, United States
achieved title of:  Grandmaster (1977)
 FIDE rating:  2567  (April 2020)

Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is an American chess player of Danish ancestry.

He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1977.

Christiansen was the 
U.S. champion three times -
in 1980, 1983, and 2002.


He competed in the FIDE World Championship in 1998 and 2002, and in the FIDE World Cup in 2013.

Christiansen grew up in Riverside, California, United States. In 1971, he became the first junior high school student to win the National High School Championship. He went on to win three invitational U.S. Junior Championships in 1973, 1974, and 1975.

In 1977, at age 21, he became a grandmaster without first having been an international master.

Christiansen tied for first place with Anatoly Karpov at Linares 1981. He won the 2001 Canadian Open Chess Championship. He also won Curaçao 2008[1] and the Bermuda Open 2011.[2]

Christiansen played on the United States teams in the Chess Olympiad in 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996 and 2002. He won the team silver medal in 1990 and the team bronze in 1982, 1984, 1986 and 1996.[3]

Christiansen describes his playing style as "aggressive-tactical" and he lists his favorite opening as the Sämisch King's Indian.

Books