Casper College Chess Club Hosts State Championship

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
Casper College Chess Club hosts state championship

The Casper College Chess Club is hosting this year’s Wyoming Closed State Chess Championship Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15 in Strausner Hall.

The championship is open to anyone who is a member of the United States Chess Federation, according to Joe Simon, Casper College Chess Club sponsor.

The championship consists of a five-round tournament featuring 40 moves in 90 minutes and then a game in 60. The entry fee is $35 at the door, and the first prize winner will receive $250 and a trophy.

For more information contact Simon at 307-268-2376 or William Hoffman, chess club president, at 307-797-7286. Strausner Hall is located on the Casper College campus.

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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