Saturday, December 16, 2017

7th Annual "BLIZZARD BOWL"

SONWIL Distribution Center presents the 7TH annual
 Western New Yorks, K – 12 Scholastic Chess Championships
January 27th 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm (starts promptly)
 at Jamison Business Park, 611 Jamison Road, Elma NY. 14059

Entrance Fees are FREE and LUNCH IS INCLUDED (early registration is required)
7 Swiss system rounds.

·        K-12 Rated Championship (Valid USCF membership required). Rounds 1-3  G/30;d0 --Rounds 4-7  G/30;d5
·        K-12 Unrated Championship (No USCF membership required). All rounds G/30;d0
·        Adult Open 3ss rounds, G/45;d0 (Top three receive medals)

First game will start at 10:00am. Late arrivals will receive a 1/2 point bye.
·          Awards:
·          Top 10 Unrated, & Top 5 Rated Section individuals will receive Trophies.
·          Additionally, in the rated section top U1000, U800, U600, U400, Unrated will receive a trophy.
·          Top 3 Teams in each section will receive a trophy. Top 4 scores in a team will count, teams can be as small as 2 but will be at a disadvantage.
·          Tiebreak systems will be posted. No speed playoff.

Renewals and new memberships may be purchased at the registration table half an hour before first round. Register at or e-mail