DAYTON CHESS FESTIVAL (Earn your FIDE Rating!)
The line up is almost complete for the Dayton Masters. If you or someone you know who a FIDE rating of 2400 or above would like to fill the final spot please contact me !
July 27-July 31 Dayton Masters FIDE RR
Grandmaster Vladimir Georgiev (MKD) 2544
Grandmaster Georgi Margvelashvili (GEO) 2539
Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov (BUG) 2496
International Master Jeff Xiong (TX/OH alumni!) 2482
Grandmaster Nikola Mitkov (MKD) 2480
FIDE Master Ruifeng Li (TX) 2426
International Master Calvin Blocker (OH) 2370
International Master Farai Mandizha (ZIM) 2365
FIDE Master Carl Boor (OH) 2318
AT the same time as the Masters tournament there will be a special 10 man tournament to earn FIDE ratings known as a futurity! This is a great opportunity for up and coming players to practice their skills and make steps towards international chess ranking.
At the close of the round robins we will be having an ALL skills open tournament.
July 31- Aug 2, Aviator Open-GP:40-FIDE Rated: 5SS, G/90, incr 30.
$4000, b/60, FIDE Rated. At the Dayton Chess Club. OPEN FORMAT
– One Section Open to All. Prizes: 1-$1,100; 2-$800; 3-$700; 4-$500; 5-$400;
6-$300; 7-$200. EF: $88 if rec’d NLT 7/24, then $98. 3dy schedule –
Rds.: Fri-8:00pm, Sat-12:00pm & 6:00pm, Sun-10:00am & 4:30pm. 2dy
schedule – Reg.: Sat-8-9am with Rd. 1 9:30am, G/60 +30incr, then join 3
day schedule. 2 byes permitted, must schedule prior to R3. OH Grand Prix
Event – $3 disc OCA mbrs. Also $3 disc DCC mbrs. Reg.: on site Fri 6-
7:30pm & Sat for those taking a bye in R1 from 9:30-11:00am.
No cks at site. Hotel TBD. Info and more details call 937.461.6283
Followed by a blitz tournament...
Aug 2, X-15 Blitz! G/5, no delay. $350 b/20. 1-$200, 2-$100, 3-$50. Rated
Blitz at Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402. Number of
rounds & SS or RR determined by number of entries, max number of rounds 11.
Registration ends 1:00pm Sun. Rd.1 begins 1:30pm. EF: $25. Register at site on
Fri, Sat, or Sun. Info and more details at
Combined the entire festival should make for over 20 rounds of chess! A great experience I welcome all players to support!