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What's New - 9/24/2014

 

Flowers defeats Medrano to take position 1! Medrano is a close second with 3.0 points - he could still win!

 

Have you read Benjamin Franklin's On the Morals of Chess?

 

Club now has chess library - members may check out books - please sign them out with Mark Flowers

 

Club offers free one-year trial memberships to IASCA for eligible club members - club wants to encourage newer players to get out there and play

 

Dispatch Building Annex is now club's permanent home - 515 18th St., Moline

Does chess do anything for kids? See benefits of chess for kids

 

 

Susan Polgar Foundation

 

If you're interested in chess, make your move now and join us!

Whether you're an old hand at the game or someone just wanting to learn how the pieces move, we hope you'll choose the Illowa Chess Club as the place you exercise your brain!

We're dedicated to promoting chess and it's benefits throughout the Quad City Area and welcome into our clubs anyone who wants to open their mind to all the wonderful things chess has to offer.If you're interested in what might be the benefits of chess for kids, see this. The competitive branch of the club holds tournaments rated by the United States Chess Federation (USCF) each Tuesday night at 7:00 pm in Rooms 6 & 7 of the Dispatch Building Annex, 515 18th St., Moline.  If you'd like additional information, contact Gary Nordick or any of the club Officers.

 

We hope you'll join us!

 

 

Peralta vs. Keating
11/11/2012

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Upcoming Local Tournaments

 

Oct. 25, 2014 The Quad City Chess Classic 2014, an Illinois Chess Tour Event.  Two sections: Open and Reserve (U1400).  Four round SS, G/65 with 5 second delay.  Where: Augustana College, College Center Chicago Room, 639-38th St. Rock Island, IL 61201.  Reg: Onsite registration begins at 8:30. Rounds: 9:30, 12:30, 3:00, 5:30 (or earlier, by agreement) Entry Fee: $25 if pre-registered by 10-19-2014, $30 onsite.  Cash or checks to Illowa Chess Club.  Prize Info: All entry fees will be returned in prize money after expenses have been deducted, plus trophy to winner of each section.  US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required, available onsite or join at USChess.org. Contact: Gary Nordick (Gary.Chess@mediacombb.net) with questions.  Mail pre-registration with check to: Quad City Chess Classic, c/o Gary Nordick, 13011 28th St. West, Milan, IL 61264.  Include USCF ID and e-mail address for confirmation.

Driving directions:

Illinois
From I-88: Continue west off I-88 on Illinois 5 which becomes John Deere Road. Continue west on John Deere Road through Silvis and Moline. Exit John Deere Road and take west Illinois 5 to Rock Island (46th Ave./Black Hawk Road) where John Deere Road ends at the Milan Beltway. Turn right on 38th Street. Follow 38th Street to 7th Avenue. Park in the northwest corner parking lot (Centennial Hall). The College Center (playing site) is across the street on the southwest corner of the intersection.

From I-80, I-280, I-74: Take I-74/I-280 west. Continue on the freeway until you reach where I-280 and I-74 split. Then take I-74 west (which actually runs north). Follow until you can exit west on John Deere Road. Continue west on John Deere Road through Moline. Exit John Deere Road and take west Illinois 5 to Rock Island (46th Ave./Black Hawk Road) where John Deere Road ends at the Milan Beltway. Turn right on 38th Street. Follow 38th Street to 7th Ave. Park in the northwest corner parking lot (Centennial Hall). The College Center (playing site) is across the street on the southeast corner of the intersection.

Iowa
From I-80, I-280: Take I-280 east across the river to Illinois. Turn left on U.S. 67. Follow U.S. 67 north until you reach Illinois 5. Turn right on Illinois 5 and head east until you reach 38th Street. Turn left on 38th Street and follow it until you reach 7th Avenue. Park in the northwest corner parking lot (Centennial Hall). The College Center (playing site) is across the street on the southeast corner of the intersection.