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Special Annoucements :

Summer Camp 2019

Due to scheduling conflicts with State Championship, Summer camp is cancelled this year. However, we will hold our regular classes and have additional free play days from 3-6 on Thursdays for July, August and September. We apologize for the inconvenience.

SCCF State Championship

The Southern California Chess Federation State Championship will return to Temecula in July and will be open to the public. Come see our top players do battle. Details here.

Junior Joust Spring Champion

Junior Joust Spring Finals
A 5SS on Saturday June 22, 2019
USCF rating report here

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5TotalNotes
1 Smith, Joel 16770578 935 942 924 L2 W5 W8 W7 W3 4.0 JJ Spring Champ
2 Yu, Brandon 16792646 428 714 911 W1 D7 W4 L3 W5 3.5  
3 Lin, Yunhan 17007682 939 907 833 W8 W4 L7 W2 L1 3.0  
4 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 755 731 W6 L3 L2 -B- W7 3.0  
5 Stansbury, Winston 16062924 397 465 576 -B- L1 W6 W9 L2 3.0  
6 Flores, Noah 17046821 Unr 471 470 L4 W9 L5 W8 -B- 3.0  
7 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 764 678 W9 D2 W3 L1 L4 2.5  
8 Lee, Brandon 16783450 690 627 423 L3 -B- L1 L6 W9 2.0  
9 Ready, Evan 17056566 Unr 100 188 L7 L6 -B- L5 L8 1.0  
10 Wilson, Joshua 16860763 Unr 352 -9999 -U- -U- -U- -U- -U- 0.0  
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temecula chess club Upcoming events

Tuesday night tournaments

  • Jul 09, 2019@7:00 PM
  • Jul 16, 2019@7:00 PM
  • Jul 23, 2019@7:00 PM
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Classic Tuesday Night Tournament 

Time Controls: G/45 +3 seconds increment

Entry Fee:  $20

Prizes: 1st Overall 50% of Entry ...

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STATE CHAMP

TCC will proudly be hosting the 31st SCCF State Championship from July 11 through July 14.

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Quick G/25 tournament

  • Jun 29, 2019@11:00 AM
  • Jul 20, 2019@11:00 AM
  • Aug 18, 2019@11:00 AM
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Format: 5-Round Swiss. Every third Saturday except when it conflicts with Junior Joust and then its on the 3rd Sunday ...

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Blitz Tournament

  • Jul 06, 2019@6:30 PM
  • Aug 03, 2019@6:30 PM
  • Sep 07, 2019@6:30 PM
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Every first Saturday Blitz.

Monthly 9-round blitz tournament for those with a need for speed.

Time control: G/5+3 ...

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Group Lesson: Chess 101

  • Jul 10, 2019@1:30 PM
  • Jul 16, 2019@1:30 PM
  • Jul 17, 2019@1:30 PM
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Chess 101

This class develops young students to become better overall players and is intended to prepare them for growth ...

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October Queens

  • Oct 19, 2019@3:00 PM

Format: USCF rated tournament for girls age 12 and under. Four rounds of G/15 in swiss format. 

Prizes: $30 ...

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Junior Joust Fall finals

  • Dec 27, 2019@3:00 PM

Our final Junior Joust of the Fall 2019 season will decide who we will crown as Junior champion. There is ...

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Junior club match

  • Sep 21, 2019@1:00 PM
  • Dec 21, 2019@1:00 PM

4 Rounds of rated G/30 games vs. a rival junior club from the San Diego area.  It will consist ...

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Junior Joust tournament

  • Jun 08, 2019@3:00 PM
  • Jul 27, 2019@3:00 PM
  • Aug 03, 2019@3:00 PM
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United States Chess Federation rated event.  Children's scholactic chess tournament.  Age 14 and under.  Time controls are 15 minutes ...

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Friday private lessons by appointment

  • Jul 05, 2019@3:00 PM
  • Aug 02, 2019@3:00 PM
  • Aug 09, 2019@3:00 PM
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Private Lessons given by Coach Paschal.  Please contact him at 469-835-4551 for availability and pricing.

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Free casual play

  • Jul 15, 2019@3:00 PM
  • Jul 18, 2019@3:00 PM
  • Jul 22, 2019@3:00 PM
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Come to the Temecula Chess Club and learn how to play chess!  We are open for free casual play to ...

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Blitz Final Standings

July 2019 TCC Blitz Final Standings
A 9SS on Saturday July 6, 2019
USCF rating report here

Open Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5Rnd6Rnd7Rnd8Rnd9Total
1 Bakker, Josh 12679142 2244 2241 1755 W5 D2 W3 W4 W6 W7 W8 W2 W3 8.5
2 Chu, Maxwell 14702754 1558 1654 1719 W7 D1 L4 W8 W3 W5 W6 L1 W4 6.5
3 Gay, Paschal 13957220 1745 1763 1662 W6 W4 L1 W5 L2 W8 W7 W4 L1 6.0
4 Sobel, Simone 12607573 1948 1874 1396 W8 L3 W2 L1 W7 L6 W5 L3 L2 4.0
5 Rangel, Eligio 12548933 1054 1061 1272 L1 W7 W6 L3 L8 L2 L4 D6 W8 3.5
6 Zhao, Evan 16750382 915 998 1291 L3 W8 L5 D7 L1 W4 L2 D5 D7 3.5
7 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 890 942 1241 L2 L5 W8 D6 L4 L1 L3 W8 D6 3.0
8 Williams, Dereck 13428836 960 909 1079 L4 L6 L7 L2 W5 L3 L1 L7 L5 1.0

DGT LiveChess game viewer posted here.

June 2019 Blitz Final Standings
A 9SS on Saturday June 1, 2019
USCF rating report here

Open Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5Rnd6Rnd7Rnd8Rnd9Total
1 Bakker, Josh 12679142 2232 2241 1654 W4 W2 W3 W5 W6 W3 W2 W5 W6 9.0
2 Avila, Bobby 10451736 2010 1990 1449 W5 L1 W6 L3 W4 W4 L1 W3 W5 6.0
3 Gay, Paschal 13957220 1795 1805 1485 W6 W4 L1 W2 W5 L1 W6 L2 W4 6.0
4 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 766 1195 L1 L3 W5 W6 L2 L2 L5 L6 L3 2.0
5 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 758 1246 L2 W6 L4 L1 L3 L6 W4 L1 L2 2.0
6 Lee, Brandon 16783450 690 707 1236 L3 L5 L2 L4 L1 W5 L3 W4 L1 2.0

May 2019 Blitz Final Standings
A 10SS on Saturday May 4, 2019
USCF rating report here

Open Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5Rnd6Rnd7Rnd8Rnd9Rnd10Total
1 Bakker, Josh 12679142 2232 2242 1835 W10 W5 W3 W2 W4 W7 W8 W6 W5 W3 10.0
2 Chu, Maxwell 14702754 1470 1496 1429 W11 W4 D5 L1 W8 D3 L6 W9 W7 W10 7.0
3 Roberts, Chris 10947626 1999 1972 1478 W7 W9 L1 W11 L5 D2 W4 W8 W6 L1 6.5
4 Williams, John W 10460565 1914 1886 1445 -H- L2 W10 W7 L1 W5 L3 -B- W9 W8 6.5
5 Resendez, Gregory 12654088 1746 1748 1517 W8 L1 D2 W6 W3 L4 W10 W7 L1 W11 6.5
6 Smith, Joel 16770578 935 935 1173 L9 W8 L11 L5 -B- D10 W2 L1 L3 W7 4.5
7 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 831 1252 L3 W10 W9 L4 W11 L1 -B- L5 L2 L6 4.0
8 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 825 1252 L5 L6 -B- W9 L2 W11 L1 L3 W10 L4 4.0
9 Aragon, Michael 17049506 Unr 746 985 W6 L3 L7 L8 L10 -B- W11 L2 L4 -B- 4.0
10 Williams, Dereck 13428836 901 872 1082 L1 L7 L4 -B- W9 D6 L5 W11 L8 L2 3.5
11 Iyer, Adhvay 16537386 592 593 883 L2 -B- W6 L3 L7 L8 L9 L10 -B- L5 3.0
TCC Tuesday Night Standings

TCC#70 Standings After Four Rounds
An 8SS on Tuesday Nights July 2 through 31, 2019
USCF rating report here
Open Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Total
1 Lucan, Marius 16061764 2079 2086 1898 -H- -H- W10 W2 3.0
2 Williams, John W 10460565 1939 1945 1693 W12 W9 W5 L1 3.0
3 Ahmadi, Parwiz 17005334 1873 1880 1754 W10 W7 -H- -H- 3.0
4 Gay, Paschal 13957220 1745 1759 1722 -H- -H- W8 W7 3.0
5 Sobel, Simone 12607573 1948 1941 1708 -H- W6 L2 W10 2.5
6 Resendez, Gregory 12654088 1754 1730 1252 -H- L5 W11 D9 2.0
7 Popplewell, Lawrence 12540108 1679 1659 1364 W11 L3 W9 L4 2.0
8 Williams, Dereck 13428836 960 984 1324 -H- -H- L4 W11 2.0
9 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 890 925 1511 -B- L2 L7 D6 1.5
10 Lin, Yunhan 17007682 1016 1047 1532 L3 W12 L1 L5 1.0
11 Zhao, Evan 16750382 915 891 1058 L7 -B- L6 L8 1.0
12 Rangel, Eligio 12548933 1054 1025 1098 L2 L10 -U- -U- 0.0

Extra Games Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Total
1 Roberts, Chris 10947626 1974 1974 1290 W2 --- --- --- 1.0
2 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 890 890 1574 L1 --- --- --- 0.0

Games posted via CBViewer here.
DGT LiveChess game viewer posted here.

TCC#69 Final Standings
An 8SS on Tuesday Nights June 4 through 25, 2019
USCF rating report here

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5Rnd6Rnd7Rnd8Total
1 Bakker, Josh 12679142 2232 2253 2320 W11 W5 W2 W4 D3 W6 W7 W9 7.5
2 Kudryavtsev, Vadim 13315303 2212 2211 2137 W14 W8 L1 W5 L4 W7 W3 W6 6.0
3 Roods, Scott 12455700 2160 2171 2131 -H- -H- W12 W7 D1 W4 L2 W5 5.5
4 Lucan, Marius 16061764 2086 2087 2031 W17 W7 W6 L1 W2 L3 L5 W13 5.0
5 Avila, Bobby 10451736 2010 2016 1866 W16 L1 W8 L2 W11 W10 W4 L3 5.0
6 Sobel, Simone 12607573 1950 1932 1686 -H- W18 L4 W11 W10 L1 D13 L2 4.0
7 Williams, John W 10460565 1914 1915 1862 W10 L4 W13 L3 W8 L2 L1 W11 4.0
8 Gay, Paschal 13957220 1795 1773 1593 W13 L2 L5 W14 L7 D11 D10 W15 4.0
9 Soto, Ernesto 12665191 1700 1704 1591 -H- -H- -U- -U- W18 W14 W12 L1 4.0
10 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 1015 1465 L7 D17 W15 W12 L6 L5 D8 W18 4.0
11 Resendez, Gregory 12654088 1746 1727 1509 L1 W16 W18 L6 L5 D8 W15 L7 3.5
12 Rangel, Eligio 12548933 1135 1117 1197 -H- W15 L3 L10 L15 W18 L9 W14 3.5
13 Del Rio, Jason 14160614 Unr 1643 1583 L8 W14 L7 W15 -H- -H- D6 L4 3.5
14 Valdericeda, Pedro 14769668 1400 1357 1286 L2 L13 -B- L8 W16 L9 W18 L12 3.0
15 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 856 1117 D18 L12 L10 L13 W12 W16 L11 L8 2.5
16 Lin, Yunhan 17007682 939 900 1086 L5 L11 -H- -H- L14 L15 -B- -U- 2.0
17 Rowland, Dakota 15549587 1312 1294 1349 L4 D10 -H- -H- -U- -U- -U- -U- 1.5
18 Williams, Dereck 13428836 901 867 1040 D15 L6 L11 -B- L9 L12 L14 L10 1.5

TCC#68 Standings After Round 8
An 8SS on Tuesday Nights May 7 through 25, 2019
USCF rating report here

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5Rnd6Rnd7Rnd8Total
1 Roods, Scott 12455700 2160 2178 2178 -H- -H- W10 W3 W5 W4 D2 W6 6.5
2 Lucan, Marius 16061764 2086 2094 1991 W10 W9 -H- -H- W8 W5 D1 D4 6.0
3 Resendez, Gregory 12654088 1746 1786 1792 -H- D14 W15 L1 W10 W11 W5 W8 6.0
4 Sobel, Simone 12607573 1950 1959 1814 -H- -H- W16 W11 W13 L1 W8 D2 5.5
5 Williams, John W 10460565 1914 1910 1771 W16 W15 W7 W8 L1 L2 L3 W10 5.0
6 Faber, Craig Allen 12417336 2172 2163 1635 -H- -H- -U- -U- W14 W13 W11 L1 4.0
7 Roberts, Chris 10947626 1999 1987 1693 W13 W11 L5 W9 -H- -H- -U- -U- 4.0
8 Gay, Paschal 13957220 1795 1764 1458 W19 W20 W14 L5 L2 W15 L4 L3 4.0
9 Valdericeda, Pedro 14769668 1400 1372 1299 W12 L2 W20 L7 L11 W18 L10 W14 4.0
10 Perez, Joshua Omar 16731382 1020 1178 1542 L2 W12 L1 W19 L3 W17 W9 L5 4.0
11 Del rio, Jason 14160614 Unr 1578 1565 W17 L7 W18 L4 W9 L3 L6 W16 4.0
12 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 829 917 L9 L10 L19 D21 L18 -B- W16 W20 3.5
13 Lin, Yunhan 17007682 939 1084 1532 L7 W17 W21 W14 L4 L6 -U- -U- 3.0
14 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 830 1229 -B- D3 L8 L13 L6 D16 W20 L9 3.0
15 Meza, Francisco 17024073 Unr 1412 1417 W21 L5 L3 W18 W16 L8 -U- -U- 3.0
16 Smith, Joel D 16770578 935 937 1145 L5 W21 L4 W20 L15 D14 L12 L11 2.5
17 Rowland, Dakota 15549587 1312 1245 998 L11 L13 -H- -H- W19 L10 -U- -U- 2.0
18 Thompson, Kevin 13110777 1127 1089 1019 L20 W19 L11 L15 W12 L9 -U- -U- 2.0
19 Williams, Dereck 13428836 901 929 1056 L8 L18 W12 L10 L17 W21 -U- -U- 2.0
20 Salazar, Christian 17042346 Unr 752 889 W18 L8 L9 L16 -H- -H- L14 L12 2.0
21 Rangel, Eligio 12548933 1135 1020 741 L15 L16 L13 D12 -H- L19 -U- -U- 1.0
Quick G/25 Final Standings

TCC June G/25 Quick Final Standings
A 4RR on June 29, 2019
USCF rating report here

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Rnd5Rnd6TotalPrizes
1 Faber, Craig 12417336 2111 2112 1654 W4 W2 W3 D2 W3 W4 5.5 1st Place, $$30
2 Roberts, Chris 10947626 1962 1948 1509 W3 L1 W4 D1 W4 D3 4.0  
3 Zhao, Evan 16750382 927 1052 1602 L2 W4 L1 W4 L1 D2 2.5 Best U1600, $$18
4 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 1008 967 1310 L1 L3 L2 L3 L2 L1 0.0  
Spring Junior Joust Final Standings

Junior Joust Spring #5 Final Standings
A 4SS on June 8, 2019
USCF rating report here

No. Name ID Rating Rnd1 Rnd2 Rnd3 Rnd4 Total
1 Lin, Yunhan 17007682 939 W7 W2 W3 W4 3.0
2 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 W6 L1 W7 L3 2.0
3 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 W5 W4 L1 W2 2.0
4 Doraiswamy, Sahan 16910945 521 W8 L3 W5 L1 2.0
5 Flores, Noah Caden 17046821 Unr L3 W8 L4 W6 1.0
6 Hoover, Nicholas 17074444 Unr L2 L7 W8 L5 1.0
7 Wilson, Joshua 16860763 Unr L1 W6 L2 W8 1.0
8 Clear, Nathan 17073988 Unr L4 L5 L6 L7 0.0

Junior Joust Spring #4 Final Standings
An 4SS on Saturday May 25, 2019
USCF rating report here

Open Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Total
1 Lee, Brandon 16783450 Unr 931 740 W5 W4 W2 W3 4.0
2 Doraiswamy, Sahan 16910945 521 567 684 W4 W3 L1 -B- 3.0
3 Stansbury, Winston 16062924 397 382 384 -B- L2 W5 L1 2.0
4 Hoover, Nicholas 17054444 Unr 315 384 L2 L1 -B- W5 2.0
5 Clear, Nathan tbd Unr 100 151 L1 -B- L3 L4 1.0
6 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 777 NA -U- -U- -U- -U- 0.0
7 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 765 NA -U- -U- -U- -U- 0.0
8 Yu, Brandon 16792646 428 428 NA -U- -U- -U- -U- 0.0

A Section

No.NameIDRatingPostPerfRnd1Rnd2Rnd3Rnd4Total
1 Zhao, Evan 16750382 777 862 940 W4 W2 W3 L2 3.0
2 Zhao, Dennis 16750376 765 857 941 W3 L1 W4 W1 3.0
3 Smith, Joel D 16770578 935 874 626 L2 W4 L1 W4 2.0
4 Yu, Brandon 16792646 428 408 455 L1 L3 L2 L3 0.0
Free casual play every Monday from 3-6pm!

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Hours of operation

We are open every Monday from 3-6pm for casual play and questions.  Every Tuesday from 1:30-6pm for classes and 7-10pm for tournaments.  Every Wednesday from 1:30-6pm for classes.  On fridays we have an instructor on site for private lessons from around 3pm to 8pm.  We hold events almost every Saturday but start times and durations vary, so check the event calendar.  

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