Welcome chess denizens!

Come and have fun playing your favorite game of chess in a skittle or tournament atmosphere. We meet every Tuesday at 7-9:30 PM for the Tuesday Night Casual Chess at Wegman's at 45131 Columbia Place, Sterling, VA. We also meet every Friday at 7-10 PM for the Friday Night Blitz (USCF rated) at 42876 Truro Parish Drive, Ashburn, VA. Bring your own chess set!

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May USCF Rated Scholastic Tournament – VII

May 25, ASHBURN CHESS CLUB SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT

Ashburn Chess Club, 42876 Truro Parish Drive, #101, Ashburn VA 20148.

In 3 Sections:
Under 800: 5SS, G30 / d5, Open to 800 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 5 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Unrated player. Top Girl Player.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1200: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1200 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above.
Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1600: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1600 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 Players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Entry Fee: $25 for all sections.

Byes: One half-point bye allowed. Must be requested before Round 2.

Email: novachessinc@gmail.com.

Limited to a total of 40 participants. On site registrations from 9.00 to 9.30 AM.
Please note that first round for all sections starts at 9.30 AM.

Section
Name of the Player
USCF ID

Chess for Beginners!

CHESS for Beginners!

Join our Chess Class and learn to play chess well and have Fun at the same time.

A NEW Chess class is being offered to beginners by the Ashburn Chess club and National Master Shawn Hoshall to the Loudoun community.

Chess 101: In the course players will learn, Basics of the game, Opening, Tactics, End game, Planning and decision making and many other concepts.

When: Friday, March 7th to Friday, May 23rd, 2014 from 6 PM to 7.30 PM
Where: Loudoun Valley Estates Community Center located at 43636 Lucketts Bridge Circle, Ashburn, VA 20148
Cost: $250 for the 11 week session

There will be one week off on April 18th for spring break. The first 40 minutes will be lecture where participation by all is encouraged, a 10 minute break will follow, and the final 40 minutes will be game play. The overall objective of the course is to teach beginning players how to play chess well and have fun!

Register at:www.ashburnchessclub.com (search for ‘Chess for Beginners!’), or email Sunil Lalwani at novachessinc@gmail.com. Limited number of spots available. Any questions please email shoshall@verizon.net or call 703-801-4913

About the instructor Coach Shawn:
* Received National Master Title in 1990 and currently one of the top 20 highest rated active players in the State of Virginia.
* Chess Teacher Northern Va 2010-2014
* Team Captain and player For Ashburn Chess Club Open Team in DC Chess League 2010-2014.
* Previous Teacher in Ashburn Chess club Road to Mastery Class 2012
* Master’s Degree in Psychology Towson University 1994
* BA Psychology Wake Forest University 1990

CHESS!, CHESS!!, CHESS!!!, CHESS!, CHESS!!, CHESS!!!

Register
Name of the participant
Age

April USCF Rated Scholastic Chess Tournament – VI

April. 13, ASHBURN CHESS CLUB SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT

Ashburn Chess Club, 42876 Truro Parish Drive, #101, Ashburn VA 20148.

In 3 Sections:
Under 800: 5SS, G30 / d5, Open to 800 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 5 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Unrated player. Top Girl Player.
Rounds: First round 10.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1200: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1200 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above.
Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1600: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1600 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 Players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Please note that for U1200 & U1600, rounds start at 9.30 AM. For U800 at 10.30 AM.

ALL Sections:
Entry Fee: $20 till 6PM on 4/12, After 4/12 or on site $25.
Byes: One half point bye allowed. Must be requested before Round 2.

Section
Name of the Player
USCF ID

Section Player Name USCF ID Expiration Date Rating
U1600 YE, JAMES 15040326 12/31/2014 1201
U1200 HO, KINGSTON DANGKHOA 14777763 11/30/2015 999
U1200 PALANI, RAHUL 14715525 9/30/2015 938
U1200 BREDESEN, ZOE 15203263 7/31/2015 924
U1200 DIEP, ANDREW 15127811 4/30/2015 793
U1200 KONDURU, PRANAV RAJU 15028507 11/30/2015 784
U1200 REDROUTHU, SATHVIK 15181387 5/31/2014 760
U1200 KONDURU, NEHA RAJU 14829737 1/31/2016 757
U1200 TONG, JOHNATHAN 15241394 10/31/2014 756
U1200 RAYAVARAPU, GANESH N 14740706 2/28/2015 708
U800 RALLABANDI, HAVISH 15124565 3/31/2017 691
U800 VINAY, SAMHITA 14958067 8/31/2015 575
U800 PALANI, RITVIKA 15062950 1/31/2016 454
U800 DIEP, THOMAS 15326588 1/31/2015 435
U800 SHAH, DHRUVIL JATIN 14524434 12/31/2015 432
U800 GOYAL, UTKARSH 14944931 9/30/2016 377
U800 WEI, ALBERT 15388213 3/31/2017 Unrated
U800 BHAIP, VINAY 15428075 4/30/2015 Unrated
U800 WUNG, WILLIAM T 15428672 4/30/2015 Unrated
U800 GANOTRA, KRISH 15224845 9/30/2014 Unrated
U800 ANGALKUDRU, PRADYUMNA 15407220 3/31/2015 Unrated
U800 RALLABANDI, DHEENAV 15391876 3/31/2017 Unrated
U800 ANEJA, ARJUN 15406232 3/31/2016 Unrated

March USCF Rated Scholastic Chess Tournament – V

Mar. 23, ASHBURN CHESS CLUB SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT

Ashburn Chess Club, 42876 Truro Parish Drive, #101, Ashburn VA 20148.

In 3 Sections:
Under 800: 5SS, G30 / d5, Open to 800 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 5 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Unrated player. Top Girl Player.
Rounds: First round 10.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1200: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1200 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above.
Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1600: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1600 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 Players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Please note that for U1200 & U1600, rounds start at 9.30 AM. For U800 at 10.30 AM.

ALL Sections:
Entry Fee: $20 till 5PM on 3/22, After 3/22 or on site $25.
Byes: One half point bye allowed. Must be requested before Round 2.

Mail entry to: Nova Chess, Inc. P.O. Box 2175, Ashburn, VA 20146
Limited to a total of 50 participants.

Section Player Name USCF ID Expiration Date Rating
U1200 & U1600 VISHWA, SUSHEEL 14918097 5/31/2015 1150
U1200 & U1600 SCHEIBLE, CHRISTINA R 13252632 2/28/2015 1087
U1200 & U1600 YU, THEODORE Z 15251673 10/31/2014 963
U1200 & U1600 TONG, JOHNATHAN 15241394 10/31/2014 723
U800 MARTI, CAROLINE 15218471 10/31/2014 626
U800 REDROUTHU, SATHVIK 15181387 5/31/2014 557
U800 BILLINGTON, LUCAS 15169690 4/30/2017 471
U800 BILLINGTON, THOMAS 15169704 4/30/2017 462
U800 SCHEIBLE, JESSICA B 13362128 2/28/2015 446
U800 VANESS, ALEX 15241456 10/31/2014 438
U800 GOYAL, UTKARSH 14944931 9/30/2016 377
U800 MARTI, EMILY 15218486 10/31/2014 241
U800 SINGH, ARAV 15214744 8/31/2014 209
U800 ANGALKUDRU, PRADYUMNA 15407220 3/31/2015 Unrated
U800 WISECARVER, ROBERT EMERY 15384947 2/28/2015 Unrated
Section
Name of the Player
USCF ID

February USCF Rated Scholastic Chess Tournament – IV

Feb. 23, ASHBURN CHESS CLUB SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT

Ashburn Chess Club, 42876 Truro Parish Drive, #101, Ashburn VA 20148.

In 3 Sections:
Under 800: 5SS, G30 / d5, Open to 800 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 5 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Unrated player. Top Girl Player.
Rounds: First round 10.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1200: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1200 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above.
Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1600: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1600 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 Players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Please note that for U1200 & U1600, rounds start at 9.30 AM. For U800 at 10.30 AM.

ALL Sections:
Entry Fee: $20 till 5PM on 2/22, After 2/22 or on site $25.
Byes: One1/2 point bye allowed. Must be requested before Round 2.

Mail entry to: Nova Chess, Inc. P.O. Box 2175, Ashburn, VA 20146
Limited to a total of 50 participants.

Section
Name of the Player
USCF ID
Section Player Name USCF ID Expiration Date Rating
U1600 Sun, Rick 14746540 10/31/2015 1297
U1600 Mohanraju, Adarsh 14479992 2/28/2015 1011
U1600 Jayakumar, Pawan 14474597 1/31/2015 940
U1600 Lalwani, Gautam 14566987 10/31/2014 828
         
U1200 Vishwa, Susheel 14918097 5/31/2015 1029
U1200 Kobla, Akshay 14744166 6/30/2014 909
U1200 Bajaj, Aarav 14836508 2/28/2014 898
U1200 Ho, Kingston 14777763 11/30/2015 779
U1200 Kadam, Arnav 15174574 5/31/2014 704
U1200 Pham, Kathleen 14485644 9/30/2014 629
U1200 Wilson, Ronen 15349011 1/31/2015 Unr.
U1200 Vivek, Mantra 15233290 10/31/2016 800
         
U800 Cao-Dao, Alice 14386126 9/30/2014 710
U800 Kashyap, Pawan 14742917 10/31/2014 693
U800 Marti, Caroline 15218471 10/31/2014 657
U800 Redrouthu, Sathvik 15181387 5/31/2014 562
U800 Kashyap, Jai 14742923 10/31/2014 535
U800 Sarjapur, Paras 14480056 12/31/2015 520
U800 Billington, Lucas 15169690 4/30/2014 460
U800 Rao, Krishna 14955203 8/31/2014 420
U800 Vinay, Samhita 14958067 8/31/2015 409
U800 Gullapalli, Sonal 14696655 9/30/2014 144
U800 Mathias, Ethan 15320840 12/31/2014 101
U800 Vivek, Sahas 15375834 2/28/2017 Unr.
U800 Imaad, Yamil 15378222 2/28/2015 Unr.
U800 Marti, Emily 15218486 10/31/2014 Unr.
U800 Bredesen, Zoe 15203263 7/31/2015 Unr.
U800 Muhammad, Farhan 15336338 1/31/2015 Unr.
U800 Behara, Deekshita 15313561 12/31/2014 Unr.

USCF Rated Scholastic Chess Tournament – III

Jan. 19, ASHBURN CHESS CLUB SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT III

Ashburn Chess Club, 42876 Truro Parish Drive, #101, Ashburn VA 20148.

In 3 Sections:
Under 800: 5SS, G30 / d5, Open to 800 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 5 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Unrated player. Top Girl Player.
Rounds: First round 10.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1200: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1200 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above.
Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Under 1600: 4SS, G45 / d5, Open to 1600 & under.
Prizes: Trophies to top 3 Players. Medals to all with score 2.5 and above. Top Upset prize.
Rounds: First round 9.30 AM then ASAP.

Please note that for U1200 & U1600, rounds start at 9.30 AM. For U800 at 10.30 AM.

ALL Sections:
Entry Fee: $20 till 5PM on 1/17, After 1/17 or on site $25.
Byes: One1/2 point bye allowed. Must be requested before Round 2.

Mail entry to: Nova Chess, Inc. P.O. Box 2175, Ashburn, VA 20146
Limited to a total of 50 participants.

Section Player Name USCF ID Expiration Date Rating
U1600 Suresh, Nithil 14610495  3/31/2015 1162
U1200 Kobla, Akshay 14744166 6/30/2014 909
U800 Putalapattu, Pravalika 14775620 1/31/2015 731
U800 Kadam, Arnav 15174574 5/31/2014 676
U800 Nalluri, Srinath 14982548 10/31/2015 630
U800 Mantra, Vivek 15233290 10/31/2016 611
U800 Srivastava, Priyank 14164246 3/31/2014 600
U800 Redrouthu, Sathvik 15181387 5/31/2014 570
U800 Sarajpur, Paras 14480056 12/31/2015 540
U800 Ding, Jianwen 14822170 2/28/2014 468
U800 Goyal, Utkarsh 14944931 9/30/2016 365
U800 Billington Lucas 15169690 4/30/2014 201
U800 Gullapalli, Sonal 14696655 9/30/2014 144
U800 Boyapati, Asish 15220988 9/30/2014 Unrated
U800 Boyapati, Rohit 15220994 9/30/2014 Unrated
U800 Marti, Caroline 15218471 10/31/2014 Unrated
U800 Bredesen, Zoe 15203263 7/31/2015 Unrated

USCF Rated Scholastic Tournament – II

Ashburn Chess Club Scholastic Tournament – II. Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 at Ashburn Chess Club, 42876 Truro Parish Dr, Ashburn, VA 20148. Sections: K-12 Scholastic players: Under 800 and Under 1500. Trophies: Top 5 Players in each section & Other Class Trophies. Medals to 2.5 or above points. Registration: 9:30am-10:00am. Format: U800: 5SS, G/30 d5. Rounds: 10.30 am and ASAP. U1500: 4SS, G/45 d5. Rounds: 10 am and ASAP. EF: $20 by 12/20 via PayPal or $20 check Postmarked by 12/18. After 12/20 or Onsite $25. Maximum number of entries are 40. Pay online at www.ashburnchessclub.com or make checks to: Nova Chess, Inc., P.O. Box 2175, Ashburn, VA 20146. Please bring your boards, sets and clocks

Section Player Name USCF ID Expiration Date Rating
U1500 Andrew J Song 14309013 11/30/2014 1381
U1500 Rick Sun 14746540 10/31/2015 1214
U1500 James Ye 15040326 12/31/2014 1150
U1500 Venkata Saipranav Somesula 14627604 3/31/2014 1137
U1500 Nithil Suresh 14610495 3/31/2015 1047
U1500 Divyanshu Srivastava 14084593 2/28/2014 917
U1500 Adarsh Mohanraju 14479992 12/31/2013 899
U1500 Varun Reddy Vonteru 14969293 9/30/2015 882
U1500 Austin J. Song 14589116 1/31/2015 805
U800 Arnav Kadam 15174574 5/31/2014 789
U800 Thomas Ye 15182898 5/31/2014 773
U800 Ahdhav Suresh 15233498 10/31/2014 627
U800 Sathvik Redrouthu 15181387 5/31/2014 570
U800 Paras Sarjapur 14480056 12/31/2015 540
U800 Shyla Bisht 15199841 7/31/2014 538
U800 Thomas Billington 15169704 4/30/2014 518
U800 Prayank Srivastava 14164246 3/31/2014 450
U800 Jonathan Edwards 15121743 2/28/2014 430
U800 Anay Bhat 15035181 12/31/2015 401
U800 Utkarsh Goyal 14944931 9/30/2016 365
U800 Dhruvil Shah 14524434 12/31/2015 341
U800 Lucas Billington 15169690 4/30/2014 201
U800 Ethan Mathias 15320840 12/31/2014 Unrated
U800 Rohit Boyapati 15220994 9/30/2014 Unrated
U800 Asish Boyapati 15220988 9/30/2014 Unrated