Coming July 18: the TOCC Club BLITZ Championship!

The Thousand Oaks Chess Club’s 2nd annual (2016) Club BLITZ Championship will take place on July 18, in place of the regular tournament round. It will be 4-5 double rounds, G/5, USCF Blitz rated, and, like all blitz tourneys at the TOCC, 75% of entries will be returned as cash prizes, guaranteed!!! Last year this event was a great success, drawing several NMs and experts. If you like blitz (or maybe even if you don’t!) you’ll love this event! Come on out and join us! 

See below for complete details, including breakdown of prizes. Click here to download the flyer. 



Come join us for some exciting, fast-paced fun!

   July 18, 2016    in our regular tournament room. Registration begins at 6:00 that Monday night and will close at 6:20. Or preferably, sign up in advance!

Round 1 will begin at 6:30 pm.

G/5          4 rds (at least)           Dbl-SS            USCF Blitz rated

Each player has 5 minutes for the entire game with no delay. 4 round Double Swiss-System; you play 2 games each against 4 opponents, one as white and one as black. We will play a fifth round if time permits. Tournament will affect only your USCF Blitz rating, NOT your standard or quick rating.

Entry Fee: $15 (cash only)

A single section with class prizes awarded. One bye available for the first round. Blitz rated but higher of Blitz or Standard rating used for pairings and prizes. Must be a current USCF member to participate. Recommended for players rated 900 and above. Please bring your own sets and clocks.

75% of entries awarded as cash prizes, guaranteed!!!!

Prizes:      (b/20)                                           

1st Place:         $55

2nd Place:         $40

3rd Place:          $30

Class Prizes (Best U2000, Best U1800, Best U1500, and Best U1200):      $25 each

Prizes based on 20 paid entries; raised or lowered in proportion depending on the number of entries. There must be at least 3 players eligible for each prize for that prize to be awarded.

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

For more information or to sign up in advance, email us at