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Marshall Rohland Memorial / 94th Wisconsin Closed Championship
Contact Steve Erbach, 920-279-5688, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wisconsin Chess AssociationWisconsin Chess Association Terran Chess Federation

Marshall Rohland Memorial

94th Wisconsin Closed Championship

A Wisconsin Chess Tour Event

December 16–18, 2022
(2- and 3-day schedules available in Premier & Reserve; 1-day Novice section Dec. 17)


Intersection of I-43 and 151
4601 Calumet Avenue
Manitowoc, WI

Hotel rooms are $95 single or double. Call (920) 682-6000 for reservations. Mention ‘Chess Tournament’.


This event is open to all Wisconsin chess players, former champions and students in WI schools. All entrants must be members of the US Chess Federation. US Chess membership may be purchased at the site. Wisconsin Chess Association membership is included in the entry. Our website address is www.wichess.org.

$2,000 Prize Fund Guaranteed

1st $500+T
2nd $300
3rd $200
Exp $150
A $125
B &
The Robert Reel traveling trophy will be engraved with the winner's name
1st $250+T
2nd $150+T
C Trophy
D Trophy
E &
The winner's name will be engraved on the Marshall Rohland traveling trophy
1st $125+T
2nd $75+T
F Trophy
G Trophy
H &
Unr. Trophy

Playing Schedules:

Premier & Reserve

The (1) Premier (open to all) and (2) Reserve (under 1800) sections are five-round Swiss system events.

3-day section: Time control all rounds 40/90, then SD/30 with 30 second increment. Rounds are Friday 6 PM, Sat. 10 & 6, and Sun. 10 & 3:30.

2-day section: Rounds 1 & 2 (Sat. 10 & 2): G/90 with 5 second increment. Then merging with the 3-day schedule for rounds 3–5 (Sat. 6, Sun 10 & 3:30)


The (3) Novice section is a 1-day, four-round Swiss system event open to players rated under 1200 or unrated.

Time control is G/60 with 5 second increment.

Rounds are Saturday at 10, 1, 3:30, and 6.


Players may register by mail (form below) or at https://www.kingregistration.com/event/WIStateChampionship22. Registration will be accepted at the site Friday, Dec. 16th 4:30-5:30 PM; and Saturday, Dec. 17th 8:30-9:30 AM. Please bring your USCF ID card or be prepared to purchase or renew your membership during late registration. Please bring your chess clock.
One ½-point bye is available for any round except the last if requested in advance.

Entry fees:

if PAID by Wed., 12/14/2022 Premier Reserve Novice
Cash/check/MO $55.00 $45.00 $25.00
Pay on KingRegistration.com  $58.00 $47.60 $27.00
*** After 12/14 ***
Cash/check/MO:  $65.00 $55.00 $30.00
Pay on KingRegistration.com  $68.00 $57.60 $32.00

Special Notes:

The $50 Scott Kittsley Memorial Upset Prize will be awarded to the person scoring the greatest upset in the tournament. The event is no smoking; no computers allowed and is wheelchair accessible. Face coverings are optional.


Questions? Call Steve Erbach at 920-279-5688; or send email inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bring your chess clock! Sets provided.

Come early for the Holiday Inn's excellent Breakfast Buffet from 6:30-10:00. $9.95 is a heck of a deal!


Send entries and make payments to:
Terran Chess Federation
939 Lincoln Blvd.
Manitowoc, WI 54220

OR enter via KingRegistration.com!

94th Wisconsin Closed Championship

Circle your Section: PREMIER   RESERVE   NOVICE

½ Point Bye? Circle round#: 1  2  3  4

Schedule (if Premier or Reserve)    3-day   2-day  (circle one)
NAME   EF $   
USCF ID   EXP DATE    USCF Dues $   
ADDRESS   USCF Rating   
Location Holiday Inn Manitowoc, 4601 Calumet Ave, Manitowoc, WI