Second Annual Crusader Cup Championship: 9/8/18, 10/27/18, 1/5/19, 5/11/19, Bangor

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Saturday, October 27, 2018: Bapst Fall Tournament, Bangor

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Saturday, November 3, 2018: Chess Madness at MCI, Pittsfield

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Saturday, November 17, 2018: Fall Chess @ UMA, Augusta

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Saturday, November 17, 2018: Houlton November 2018 Open, Houlton

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Sunday, December 2, 2018: MECA Policy Board Meeting, Online and in Bangor

Please join us for a MECA Policy Board meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The meeting will take place online via the Zoom app and in person at John Bapst Memorial High School in Room 308. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! If you would like to attend via Zoom, please send an email to dcdeluca@yahoo.com with MECA Meeting in the Subject line. You will receive an email with an invitation to the meeting.


Saturday, December 8, 2018: 14th Annual Aurora Winter Solstice, Aurora

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Saturday, January 5, 2019: Bob Solinger Memorial Tournament, Bangor

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Friday, February 1, 2019: Simul and Lecture with WGM Sabina Foisor

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● 4:30 PM: Simultaneous Exhibition in Sekera Auditorium at John
Bapst Memorial High School, 100 Broadway, Bangor, Maine.
○ Open to all players under 1800
○ Limited to 40 players
○ Rules given at the venue
○ Suggested donation of $20 per seat

● 7 PM: Exclusive lecture and coaching session for Girls' and Women's
Championship participants in Sekera Auditorium to follow;
donations welcome but not required.

● Contact Michael Dudley at mainechesspresident@gmail.com for
more information!

Woman Grandmaster Sabina Foisor is the 2017 US Women's Chess
Champion and US Chess 2017 Woman Player of the Year. She has been
named one of the Top 30 Under 30 in Games by Forbes Magazine.


Saturday, February 2, 2019: Maine Scholastic Girls Championship & Maine Women's Open Championship, Bangor

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Saturday, February 9, 2019: Panther Scholastic & Open, Waldoboro

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Saturday, February 16, 2019: Maine Scholastic Girls Championship & Maine Women's Open Championship *Snow Date*, Bangor

If the Maine Scholastic Girls Championship & Maine Women's Open Championship scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2019 is cancelled due to snow, it will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 instead.


Saturday, March 2, 2019: Scholastic Team Championships, Bangor

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Saturday, March 23, 2019: Claude E. Webber Memorial Cup, Buxton

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Saturday, March 30, 2019: Scholastic Individual Championships, Bangor

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2019 Maine Chess Player of the Year Series

The 2019 Maine Chess Player of the Year Series will consist of the following tournaments:

MAINE STATE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: April 27-28, 2019, location TBD.

DOWNEAST OPEN: May 4, 2019, Bonny Eagle Middle School, Buxton, ME.

CHESSMAINE.NET CHAMPIONSHIP: June 22, 2019, John Bapst Memorial High School, Bangor, ME.

CAPE ELIZABETH OPEN: September 28, 2019, Cape Elizabeth, ME location TBD.


Saturday, May 4, 2019: Downeast Open, Buxton

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This tournament offers 6 Grand Prix Points.

Maine Chess Player of the Year Event 2 of 4


Saturday, May 11, 2019: John Bapst Open, Bangor

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Saturday, June 22, 2019: ChessMaine.net Championship, Bangor

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Maine Chess Player of the Year Event 3 of 4


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