DeKalb December Tourney

Update:  Blizzard conditions on I-39 forced the three of us to turn around and head home from 45 miles away (and about two hours drive time for the 90 mile round trip.)  But an “informal club tourney” was had…

There is a pic-heavy report now up at this link on LV’s Chess Blog.


It’s road trip time!

3 of us will be heading up to DeKalb tomorrow.  This post will be updated when we return.  If I get a chance (and I may not,) you might find live tourney blogging on LaughingVulcan’s Chess Blog.


Original announcement:

The DeKalb Chess Club (a little less than 2 1/2 hour drive from Bloomington) is running a on Sunday, December 12. 4 Round G/40 SS.

[edited:  Went from Darren Erickson planning to go, then unable to go, the back to going again with others… :) ]

TLA from the Illinois Chess Association:
Sponsored by DeKalb Chess Club. 4/SS, G/40. Borders Books, 2520 Sycamore Road (aka Illinois Route 23), DeKalb, IL. Schedule: Registration from 11:15am to 11:45am and rounds at noon, 1:30pm, 3:00pm and 4:30pm and conclusion by 6pm. Entry Fee: Registration is $8 ($5 for DeKalb Club members). 100% of registration fees collected are anticipated to be returned in chess-related merchandise and local gift certificates. Club website:

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