This Tuesday, 5/9/23, we will be holding a 15 minute rapid quad tournament. This means players will be grouped into groups of 4 players with similar ratings. Each person in the group will play against the others in their group at least once. We will return to our normal 5-week slow game swiss format starting… Continue reading Rapid Tournament This Week
The last round of the Valentine’s Swiss will be held Tuesday, March 21st. The following week (the 28th), we will host a 10 minute (/2 second delay) rapid tournament. The week following that, we will start a new 5-week Swiss. If you are ever unsure about what is happening at the club on any given… Continue reading MLCC Updates
MLCC will not meet on 2/21/23
This upcoming Tuesday 2/21/23, St. George’s church is hosting an event that conflicts with our regular meeting time. The club will not meet this week. The tournament that started this past Tuesday will resume on Tuesday the 28th.
Rapid quads next week
Tomorrow (2/1/23) we finish the first 5-week swiss of the year, “New Year New Start”. The following Tuesday, February 8th, we will run an alternative format night featuring rapid quads. Members will be paired with three other players near their ability level and play a round-robin style quad. Games will be 10 minutes with a… Continue reading Rapid quads next week
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year and welcome back! We are actively transferring the website from the hosting package owned and operated by former club president Dave Sosenko to the one now owned by the club. As part of this migration, the calendar plugin needed to be disabled, meaning through the duration of this hand-off the calendar will… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Two special events in December
After our current 5 week tournament, ending next week, we will hold two alternative events. On December 20th, we will hold a 1 night, 10 minute blitz tournament. The tournament will be setup as a standard swiss. The delay / bonus increment is still up for debate. On December 27th, NM Dan Heisman will hold… Continue reading Two special events in December
5 Week Swiss 11/15 thru 12/13 & Club Championship Prizes
We have arrived at the end of the Dr. John Bayley Memorial Tournament. Adam Serota drew Joe Mucerino last night to finish the tournament with 4.5 points out of 5, take home the Open section, and achieve the status of 2022 club champion. Ian Millstein rounded out his tournament with a win against Andrew Corn… Continue reading 5 Week Swiss 11/15 thru 12/13 & Club Championship Prizes
Dr. John Bayley Memorial Tournament
Main Line Chess Club Championship October 11 through November 8 $1,000 in Cash Prizes, no entry fee required. The tournament is only open to MLCC members. The current membership fee is $30/year for individuals, $20 for Juniors under 17, and $50 for families. You must play all five rounds to be eligible for a cash… Continue reading Dr. John Bayley Memorial Tournament
Upcoming MLCC Agenda
Aug 30, October 8 – Five round tournament (no round on 9/27 due to club meeting) September 27 – MLCC Business Meeting and Consultation/team game. Please try to attend this meeting since we need a quorum of members. The Business Meeting will elect new board members, review club finances and discuss Covid rules. The Consultation… Continue reading Upcoming MLCC Agenda
Welcome to Main Line Chess Club
Main Line Chess Club (MLCC) is a friendly place for chess players of all levels to enjoy the great game of chess. Our players range in age from 8 to 80+ years old, and in rating from entry-level all the way to Expert and even National Master levels! The club is open every Tuesday, 52… Continue reading Welcome to Main Line Chess Club