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MCC Independence Day Swiss

Tournament Details Revised: 6/27/2019 5:59:23 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The MetroWest Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: MetroWest Chess Club, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA 01760   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Time Control: 5 - SS 40/90; SD/30; d5
Rounds Time: 7:30 PM.
Byes: Up to two Half point byes available. Byes applied retroactively when you enter.
Prize Info: $$ ( 730, 100% G )
Inquiry: Info_Requests@MetroWestChess.org    Call only for Byes: 508-788-3641
Event Webpage: www.metrowestchess.org/Compete/Monthly/PDFs/WEB_MCC_Future_Events.pdf
Registration Information
Entry Fee: Masters who are club members Free, MCC members $35, Others $45
Registration - Onsite: Registration ends at 7:20 PM sharp. No Email Byes or Entries. No Advanced Entries.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open $140-100-80
U2000 $100-80-40
U1700 $60-40-20
U1400 $40-20-10
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Byes must be called in before 7:00 PM or you will be forfeited, withdrawn and not allowed to play again until the forfeit fine is paid.
  • Forfeit penalty doubles each time until record is clear for one year.
  • Last round Bye must be committed to before the start of round 2 and is irrevocable after the start of the 2nd round.
  • May enter at any round except last round.
  • No Re-entries allowed.
  • Forfeit is 60 minutes after the round starts.
  • Players who are 30 minutes late after the round starts may be repaired
  • We may reduce clock times by up to 30 minutes to compensate for a late start of the round and Players may opt-out of playing if this occurs.
  • Sections with < 10 players may be merged

  • MACA provides tournament listing for all as a service to the chess community. For question, comments, or dispute regarding events that are not organized by MACA, please contact the tournament organizer directly.
  • Remember that each player is responsible for bringing and setting up their clock. Please refer to the Metrowest Chess Club Digital Clock Guide for instructions on how to set digital clocks.
  • MACA does not recommend but allows US Chess approved electronic scorekeeping devices. Please note that some national tournaments held by US Chess ban electronic scorekeeping, so be sure to know how to keep score without aid of electronics.
  • If online registration is enabled on this event, you can Join/Renew your USCF and MACA membership at the online registration page. If online registration is not available, you can join MACA (The Massachusetts Chess Association) at our Online Membership Form and USCF (United States Chess Federation) at USCF Membership Page.