The 1st round of the next Chess Club tournament is this coming Friday. There are 3 separate sections in the tournament based on rating level, an A Group, a B Group and a C Group. The minimum rating in the A Group will be 1700. The maximum and minimum ratings in the B Group will be 1899 and 1100. The maximum rating in the C Group will be 1199. If you are playing in the 1st round be at the Club by 7 p.m. or you might not get paired up for round 1.