26th Annual
Amateur Team West

February 14-16, 2009

Warner Center Marriott

Warner Center Marriott

21850 Oxnard Steet, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

6-SS, 40/2, SD/1

Open to teams of four players plus optional alternate.
Average rating of four highest rated players must be under 2200. Difference beween boards 3 and 4 may not exceed 1000 points. December rating list used.

Prizes: Trophy and four chess clocks to: Top 3 teams; Top teams rated Under 2100, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400/unrated.
Trophies (1 large, 4 small) to top College, Industrial, and Junior (under age 18), Senior (over age 55), U1200 teams.
Clocks to top scorers on each board (1-4 and Alternate), plus any perfect score.
Gift certificates for Best Team Name (1st and 2nd).

Help in forming teams: Teamhelp@scchess.com. Or, go to our on-line entry page and enter individually, and you will be placed on a team.
 Looking for a player?
       Try our Bulletin Board to find players seeking a team -- or a team seeking players!

        Click here for a list of California and Arizona players in the December 2008 Annual List, in rating order (Excel format)

Entry Fee
: $118 per team if received by February 13, $136 at door. Junior (under age 18): $86 per team by Feb. 13, $104 at door. Individual entry: $30. USCF membership required.

Registration: 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Rounds: 11-6, 11-6, 10-4:30.

Hotel rates: $119800-228-9290, ask for Western Chess, or click here to reserve on line.  Reserve by Jan. 23 or rates may go up. Parking $6.