Tournaments

One of ORCA's goals is to sponsor affordable, one-day tournaments in Ozaukee County, where they are convenient for chess players north of Milwaukee County and don't require long-distance travel or costly hotel stays.  Net proceeds from these tournaments benefit ORCA, a non-profit organization (our tournament directors do not accept a directing fee).

Our objective is to complement other chess activities in the Milwaukee area.  In scheduling our tournaments, we do our best to avoid conflicts with other area tournaments, and we use the Wisconsin Chess Association's tournament clearinghouse process.


Seasonal Series

Join us for our "Seasonal Series" tournaments, one-day, USCF-rated events that we will hold four times a year.


USCF-Rated Mini-Tournaments

Occasionally, ORCA offers low-cost USCF-rated mini-tournaments as part of the "Thursday Knights" open chess play.  Check this space for announcements of these events!


Joe Feider Memorial

ORCA sponsors the annual, free Joe Feider Memorial chess tournament at the Lakeview Library in Random Lake, Wisconsin. The tournament is held in memory of Joseph Feider, a local chess player who was killed in a car accident in 1979. Originally organized by Edward "Doc" Ferber, ORCA has sponsored the tournament since the 13th installment.

Come join us for some fun, free chess. Trophies will be awarded!


Unrated Mini-Tournaments

Occasionally, ORCA offers free, unrated mini-tournaments as part of the Java Dock "Chess Night" open chess play.  Check this space for announcements of these events!

2017 JAVA DOCK THANKSGIVING BLITZ

Join us at Port Washington's Java Dock Cafe on Monday, November 27 for a night of quick chess -- 5 rounds of G/10 d/3 action. It's fun and free, and your games will count toward the 2017 ORCA Grand Prix!

Open to all players of all skill levels, but space is limited to 18 players, so please enter early using our online registration form. Games will start at 7PM; please arrive by 6:45 to check in so that we can start on time.

Online entry form: CLICK HERE

Advance Participant List
OPEN Section:
HERSH SINGH (2002)
ARADH KAUR (1426)
Jind Kaur (1013)

We look forward to providing fun chess-playing opportunities for local players -- Check here often for additional local tournaments with varying formats!


Past Tournament Results

Here is where we will list the results of our previous tournaments, including standings, crosstables and awards.

2017 JAVA DOCK COLUMBUS DAY BLITZ

2017 JAVA DOCK D-DAY BLITZ

2017 JAVA DOCK PRESIDENT'S DAY BLITZ

20TH JOE FEIDER MEMORIAL

Click here for older tournament results (1+ year old)

Tournament results are posted as soon as possible after each event.


ORCA Grand Prix

Current top-ten list of players in ORCA's annual Grand Prix:

RankNameGP Points
1PAUL WAYNE BEVANS JR24
1ANDREY KOROLEV24
2HERSH SINGH19
3JASON E FLANDERS17
4MADELINE L WEBER15
5JOSEPH H HETZEL14.5
6LOU BALCH14
7LLOYD DEE JAMES13
7JULIE JUDES13
8RICHARD R MARTIN III10

Click here for last year's Grand Prix results


Top Rated Players

Click THIS LINK to see the USCF's listing of the top players in ORCA-sponsored events!