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Let’s close this difficult year with a Christmas tournament over the board on December 8th 2020 – blitz or rapid will be decided by our tournament director Roger! Please let us know in the following doodle if you would like to participate – it very much helps us with the planning:
https://doodle.com/poll/29guaq74f5zbgssx?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link
And please be aware that we will be strictly playing under the regulations of the BAG and the GZ!

As already announced, the SGM light will start January 23rd 2021. In total 126 teams registered for this upcoming season – with one Letzi team in the competition. As soon as we receive the drawings, we will inform you! Please check out more details on the homepage of the chess federation:
http://www.swisschess.ch/news-112/sgm-light-2021-mit-124-mannschaften-drei-fuenfer-gruppen-in-der-bundesliga.html

Last but not least: The upcoming Tuesday December 1st we will have again a team in the Swiss Team Battle league L3 starting at 19:30 with a time control of 3+2:
https://lichess.org/tournament/Yhnyo5s7
As usual: Please register in time, the more players for Letzi the better!

Vereinscup – let’s start with the winter season!

Vereinscup

Last week we already played the first round in the Vereinscup – please find all dates here or in our Google calendar.

Please send your registration for the club championships already today to Roger!

Championship
05.11.2019Round 1 (Postponed Games 12.11.2019)
26.11.2019Round 2 (Postponed Games 17.12.2019)
14.01.2020Round 3 (Postponed Games 04.02.2020)
03.03.2020Round 4 (Postponed Games 17.03.2020)
24.03.2020Round 5 (Postponed Games 14.04.2020)
Blitz
15.10.2019Tournament 1
10.12.2019Tournament 2
28.01.2020Tournament 3
31.03.2020Tournament 4
Rapid
29.10.2019Tournament 1
07.01.2020Tournament 2
10.03.2020Tournament 3
21.04.2020Tournament 4
Fun-Cup
11.02.2020Tournament 1
18.02.2020Tournament 2
07.04.2020Tournament 3
28.04.2020Tournament 4

Club-Cup: Roland wins the first blitz tournament

Rank
NamePts
DV
Champ. Pts
1.
Roland Löhr
6
25
2.
Rainer Schaub
20
3.
Werner Brunner
18
4.
Roger Loup
4
16
5.
Georg Kradolfer
3
1
14
6.
Dimitrios Leventeas
3
0
12
7.
Willi Frech
2
10
8.
Julien Cretin
0
9

We will start the rapid competition in the Club-Cup with a tournament on the 29th October 2019.

And the next stage in the blitz competition will be the Christmas Blitz on the 10th December 2019!

All tournaments and further information: Blitz championship 2019/20

Michele Rocco wins Blitz!

Our former member Michele Rocco was able to win the blitz tournament before the summer school holidays entscheiden – Congratulations!

Rank
NamePts
Buchholz
1.
Michele Rocco
10
2.
Franco Rocco
22¼
3.
Roger Loup
19½
4.
Dimitrios Leventeas
5.
Janusz Barczyk
6.
Thomas Güldenapfel
7.
Mohamed Sermed
½

During the summer holiday break we’ll have some tournaments in the fun cup!

Tuesday, 16th July 2019 Fun Cup: Sanduhr (Hourglass)
Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 Fun Cup: Weiss 6 Schwarz 5 min (Armageddon)
Tuesday, 30th July 2019 Fun Cup: Einsetzschach (Tandem/Bughouse)
Tuesday, 6th August 2019 Fun Cup: Würfelschach
Tuesday, 13th August 2019 Fun Cup: 960 Schach

You’re welcome to join!

Blitz Championship round 2: head-to-head race between 3 players

Round 2

Rank
NamePts
Buchholz
Champ. Pts
1.
Roland Löhr
5
25
2.
Werner Brunner
20
3.
Ian Cary
4
18
4.
Roger Loup
16
5.
Willi Frech
2
14
6.
Franco Rocco
12
7.
Julien Cretin
10

Details of this tournament on chess-results: Blitz championship Round 2

Current Standings

Rank
NameR1R2R3Sum
1.
Roland Löhr22½2522½70
2.
Werner Brunner182022½60½
3.
Roger Loup10161541
4.
Ian Cary22½18-40½
5.
Patric Müller16-1531
6.
Franco Rocco-121830
7.
Willi Frech1214-26
8.
Julien Cretin-101222
9.
Thomas Güldenapfel9-1019
10.
Dimitrios Leventeas14--14

All tournaments and further information: Blitz championship 2018/19

Dates of our Vereinscup 2018/19

Dear Chess Friends, the dates for our Vereinscups 2018/19 have been announced – please put them to your calendar!

Clubmeisterschaft:
13.11.2018 Round 1 (postponed games 20.11.2018)
4.12.2018 Round 2
15.1.2019 Round 3 (postponed games 29.1.2019)
5.2.2019 Round 4 (postponed games 19.2.2019)
12.3.2019 Round 5 (postponed games 19.3.2019)

Blitz:
8.1.2019 tournament 2
26.3.2019 tournament 3
16.4.2019 tournament 4

Rapid:
30.10.2019 tournament 1
5.3.2019 tournament 2
2.4.2019 tournament 3
7.5.2019 tournament 4

Fun-Cup:
18.12.2018 Christmas-tournament (2)
12.2.2019 Carnival-tournament (3)
23.4.2019 Easter-tournament (4)

Everybody is invited to join!

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No-BBQ-Blitz

As having a BBQ in the park was still not permitted by Police, we met for a nice blitz tournament in our venue.

Rainer was the rating favourite and managed to win the tournament.
Thanks to him especially for feeding our library and the prices for the winners!

Rank
NamePts
1.
Rainer Schaub
2.
Georg Kradolfer5
3.
Roland Löhr
4.
Janusz Barczyk
5.
Roger Loup2
5.
Julien Cretin1
7.
Carolina Kocher-Otero½