2017 Springtime Swiss Starts May 1st!

Come join us for the Thousand Oaks Chess Club’s next event, the 2017 Springtime Swiss! This tournament will begin on May 1 and run until June 12. Once again, it will be 5 rounds and take place in three sections: Open, Under 1600 and Under 1000. (If we get enough players, we might even be able to split into four sections!)

To sign up for this event, email us at ThousandOaksChess@att.net

Click here to view the flyer, and see below for full information! Be sure to check out the schedule – note that there are no rounds on May 15 and May 29.  






2017 T.O.C.C. Springtime Swiss


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

      One round is played every Monday evening, beginning May 1
and running consecutively until June 12, except for two weeks that are off.  See schedule below.

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: May 1, 2017 6:00 pm at the club, or any time prior. Advance registration preferred!
  • Round 1: May 1, 6:30 pm.
  • Round 2: May 8, 6:30 pm.
  • NO ROUND May 15 – Open play only
  • Round 3: May 22, 6:30 pm.
  • CLUB CLOSED May 29 — Memorial Day
  • Round 4: Jun 5, 6:30 pm.
  • Round 5: Jun 12, 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 (May 22). 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

To view up-to-date standings and projected pairings from this event, see Standings & Pairings page.

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