Cedar Rapids Chess Club Hosts Two-Day Workshop with
Senior Masters Betaneli and Santarius
By James Hodina
5/24/2016

On July 16 &17, 2016, the Cedar Rapids Chess Club (CRCC) is honored to host the Annual CRCC Chess Workshop.

 

Presented by USCF Sr. Masters Alex Betaneli (2315) and Erik Santarius (2414), this two-day workshop is open to players rated USCF 1100 and above or age 13 and older. The workshop will begin Saturday at 10:00 am, concluding at 5:00 pm and run 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday. Workshop activities will focus on strategy and tactics through individual and group analysis.

 

The chess workshop will be held at the Hotel at Kirkwood located at 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. Registration is $125 for the two-day training. An evening, 7 round, Game/10 d2 Quick Chess Tournament will be held Saturday at 7 pm, free to chess workshop participants. There are several ways to register. You may sign up and pay online at www.chessiniowa.org/2016workshop.

 

You may also register by email to James Hodina at james.hodina@chessiniowa.org and an electronic invoice will be emailed to you for payment. Or, you may register by mail with check made payable to “Chess in Iowa”, c/o James Hodina, 3411 Blue Pointe Ct. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. Phone 319-432-1459 or email james.hodina@chessiniowa.org with questions.

 

The Kirkwood Hotel is the former host site for the Iowa Closed Championship and Class Championship. Call (877) 751-5111 for overnight room reservations. Chess rate of $109 while rooms remain available. Additional hotel options are nearby.

 

Visit www.chessiniowa.org/2016workshop for information and to download a flyer. Register now for this unique chess experience!

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