2016 Autumn Blast begins Aug 29!

flat,1000x1000,075,fThe Thousand Oaks Chess Club’s next tournament, the 2016 Autumn Blast, will begin Aug 29 and run until Oct 10. This event will take place in 3 sections: Open, Under 1600 and Under 1000. See below for complete details! Make sure you check the schedule (there are two weeks off mid-tournament).

Send us an email at ThousandOaksChess@att.net or call/text 805-990-0136 to sign up! Hope to see you there.


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4th Annual (2016) TOCC Autumn Blast!    

One round is played most Monday evenings,
beginning Aug 29, 2016 and running consecutively until Oct 10, except for two weeks that are off. See schedule below.

5-SS          G/60 d5       (5 round Swiss-System, time control is 60 minutes plus a 5 sec delay)

Tournament will take place in 3 sections: Open, U1600 and U1000.        (Exact rating ranges subject to change depending on registrants. May merge into 2 sections depending on turnout).

      Entry Fee: $25

  • Registration: Aug 29, 2016 6:00 pm at the club, or any time prior. Advance registration preferred!
  • Round 1: Aug 29, 6:30 pm.
  • CLUB CLOSED Sept 5 for Labor Day
  • Round 2: Sept 12, 6:30 pm.
  • NO ROUND Sept 19 —- Open play only
  • Round 3: Sept 26, 6:30 pm.
  • Round 4: Oct 3, 6:30 pm.
  • Round 5: Oct 10, 6:30 pm.


    This is a USCF rated tournament. In order to play, you must be a current member of the United States Chess Federation. You can sign up online or with us at the club.

    2 half-point byes available. Rounds 1-4 must be requested by 3:00 pm the Monday night of the round. The final round, Rd. 5, must be requested before the start of Rd. 3 (Sept 26). Byes requested later than the specified times will be zero points instead of half-points. If you cannot make it for a round, PLEASE let us know ASAP so you aren’t paired and end up forfeiting your game!!

    Please bring your own chess sets and clocks! These supplies and more are available at the club for purchase.

The Thousand Oaks Chess Club is located at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA.

     To register, contact Cindy Lynne at ThousandOaksChess@att.net or 805-990-0136

For more information about the club and to view up-to-date standings and projected pairings from this tournament, see website.