Blitz with the Masters!

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At 6;30pm on Saturday, February 4, for an entry fee of $40 Berkeley Chess School is hosting a 7 round open swiss, 3+2 blitz tournament at our chess center. There is no rating limit for players.

The following players have already signed up!

GM Sam Shankland rating: 2787, Blitz 2741

IM Christopher Yoo rating: 2682, Blitz 2419

IM Robert Shlyakhtenko rating: 2493, Blitz 2433

IM David Pruess, rating 2396, Blitz unr

WGM Rochelle Wu, rating 2348, Blitz 2203

FM Derek Wu, rating 2323, Blitz 2207 and

WIM Megan Lee, 2351, Blitz 2192

They are playing as a fundraiser for BCS to help cover the cost of the damage done in the recent floods. Whoever beats any of these players will get their entry fee returned, a bucket full of rating points and bragging rights forever.