Sunday, January 24, 2016

St Dominic results

The MSCC brought 13 players to St Dominic's in Brookfield on Saturday.  It was a difficult & challenging day for a number of players, but there were good attitudes all around.  Keep practicing and keep playing!

Rishi S was our only player in this division and it was his first tournament!  He did very well with two wins - way to go!

Sara M and Lance M were our only two in this section and had some good matches.


  • The biggest section of the tournament w/ 40 players overall and 5 from our club
  • Nelson K led the charge with 3 wins and a 12th place finish!
  • Some good matches were also played by Gavin J, Nate M, Evan S and Collin M

  • Our club brought 5 to this section as well.
  • Kenny M was the sole player for LD and had some good matches 
  • Alyssa P led the way with an 8th place finish and David B was close behind in 10th.  Both had 3 wins.
  • The team of Alyssa, David, Anoushka and Adam took the 1st place team trophy for Bay Lane!
Many more tournaments coming up in Feb & March.  

Keep practicing, keep playing!

Thursday, January 21, 2016


We now enter the main run of chess tournaments for the season.  Lots of new BLUE players in the club - nothing helps a player really understand the fun of chess more than playing in a tournament!!  This is what really "hooked" my boys to the game and inspired them to learn!

Below (and also will be placed on our calendar) are the tournaments coming up.  Mark your calendars please!!!
  • Jan 23 - THIS SATURDAY St. Dominic - IAC -  >>REGISTER HERE<< - all skill levels, rated and unrated.
  • Jan 26 - MHS CHESS TEAM - @St. Johns - High School chess team only - 7th grade and up (inquire:
  • Feb 6 - Star of Bethlehem - New Berlin - IAC - Register on -  all skill levels, rated and unrated.
  • Feb 9 - MHS CHESS TEAM - @Kettle Moraine Lutheran - High School chess team only
  • Feb 20 - ASA Clark - Pewaukee - IAC - Register on -  all skill levels, rated and unrated.
  • Feb 20 - MHS CHESS TEAM - Final THREE Matches!  High School chess team only- for the championship!
  • Feb 27 - Wisconsin Action Chess State Championship - Madison - RSVP to
  • Mar 5 - 2016 GRADE LEVEL - play against kids in your own grade - state championship - Register at
  • Mar 19-20 - STATE SCHOLASTIC - this is the big one!  K5, K8, JV and Varsity - UW-Oshkosh - RSVP to
  • April 23 ALL GIRLS! - University School of Milwaukee - Register at - questions to (Leah Przedwiecki)
For beginners, the IAC tournaments are the best.   All Girls of all levels should play in the ALL GIRLS!  
For our experienced tournament players, please consider also the Grade Level, the State Scholastic, and the Action Chess.

Friday, January 15, 2016


Hey - there's a new tournament on the calendar!
St. Dominic's on Jan 23!!!


See the calendar on the right for more details and for the flyer.  There are K-2 (yes this is odd) and K-5 divisions for non-rated, and then there is K-6 and K-12 divisions which are USCF rated.
Let's get some teams going for this!  Teams are by school, so tell your friends!

Also note there is a tournament on Feb 20 - ASA Clark.  Mark that on your calendar also!

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Good Day at Goodrich !

Good Day at Goodrich!

The MSCC brought 10 players to the WSCF Goodrich tournament today - it was especially fun that we could form teams as a club!

In the K3 division
  •  Logan O led the way with a 2nd place finish!  And Yashika P finished in 5th place in only her third tournament and has earned a RED wrist band!  
  • Together, the two of them took the 4th place team trophy!

In the K5 division
  • Evan S and Gavin J both played well, and together took 5th place team trophy!

In the K8 division, which had most of our players and was the biggest division of the tournament with 50 of the approximately 140 players:
  • Alyssa P took 1st place, winning a tie breaker with Kyle J who took 2nd place!
  • The team of Alyssa, Kyle, Colton P, Lance M, Adam P, and Nick S took 2nd place!  They were just barely edged out by Golda Meir who fielded a very large team
  • Also notable that Lance got two wins in his very first tournament!

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Good Rich Tournament - a Club Tournament

Hi All,
 If you're thinking about attending the Good Rich Tournament, this might help make up your mind. We can play as a club :)
  Any questions, please ask me ( or Dan Schantz.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Goodrich tournament Jan 9th

Happy New Year MSCC players & parents!

Class resumes this Wednesday the 6th and we're trying to get some teams to the WSCF Goodrich tournament this Saturday the 9th.  This is a good one for all levels, including beginners.  Especially if you have the "blue" wristband and haven't played in tournaments yet, or not too much, please consider this one.

For more information, see the flyer at:

We'll have at least one or two coaches there to help out.  Please let Dan know if you have any questions at the Wednesday class.

Pre-registration closes at 11pm on Thursday.

Hope to see you there!