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2017 - 2018 Leaders as of 5/31/2017 SHANNON** PAUL 21 VAUGHAN JIM 18 CATANIA DUANE 16 DISQUE PHILIP 15 MCLAUGHLIN* ED 15 HEY BRIAN 12 NURMI RONALD 12 ZIEMAK* KEN 12 PERRY WILLIAM 11 MCKELLOP# THOMAS 9 TAYLOR RONALD 9 WOODFIELD# RANDALL 9 Our Grand Prix page lists all the participants in GP point order. Grand Prix Contest Rules
Final standings are based on results from 04/01/17 - to 03/31/18. Wins count +3 pts, draws +1 pt. Note: results from foreign matches are not counted.
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One of our most popular events. Teams will consist of six players. Team and individual applications accepted. If you apply as an individual we will assign you to a team based on your rating and the team needs. The number of divisions, teams per division and games played per opponent depend on the number of entries.
Teams are assigned to divisions based on the average team rating. Each player plays one or two games against opponents on his board ( Board 1 plays all other Board 1 players, etc.)
Anyone who is interested in being a team captain for the 2017 SERVER TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP, and any interested players not yet committed to a team captain, please contact CCLA's Server TD: Team players and especially team captains should review Special Server Team Rules . The entry fee is USD $8 except for team captains who play for free.
Entry deadline: October 1st
— Open Entry Events —
Regular Quads. Open year 'round to all players rated 1800 and below. Four-player section, two server chess games per opponent. Play begins when section is filled. Entry fee $6 per section, multiple entries permitted.
Entry: enter anytime!
Premier Quads. Open year 'round to all players rated 1600 and above. Four-player section, two server chess games per opponent. Play begins when section is filled. Entry fee $6 per section, multiple entries permitted.
Entry: enter anytime!
— Seasonal Events —
Summer Server Series - one round, semi-class server chess event open to players of all ratings. There are usually six server chess games played. Entries are lined-up according to their ratings. Multiple entries are permitted.
Entry fee $6.
Entry deadline: July 15th.