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George Sturgis Memorial
Tribute to George Sturgis (1891-1944), first USCF president in 1939 and president of Massachusetts State Chess Association in the 1930s

Tournament Details Revised: 11/13/2019 9:18:45 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Wachusett Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Fitchburg State University, McKay Complex, Room C159, 67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: N/A
Event Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time Control: G/100 d5
Rounds Time: 7:15 p.m. each Wednesday
Byes: Rounds 1-4, limit two
Prize Info: Chess books to 1st-2nd, top U1850, U1650, U1450
Inquiry: miriling2@aol.com    978-345-5011
Event Webpage: www.wachusettchess.org
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $20 annual club dues or $1 per game played
Registration - Onsite: 6:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday
Registration - Mail: Payable: N/A. Mail entry to: N/A, N/A, N/A
Membership Requirement: USCF & Wachusett Chess Club ($20 annual dues)
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Round 1: Nov. 13, 2019
  • Round 2: Nov. 20, 2019
  • Round 3: Dec. 4, 2019
  • Round 4: Dec. 11, 2019
  • Round 5: Dec. 18, 2019
  • "Chess Chat" DVD shown at 6:40 p.m., Dec. 4 "Carissa Yip to be awarded IM title"
  • Casual chess every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Several skittles rooms, post-game analysis
  • Plenty of free parking, wheelchair-accessible
  • Cafe on the premises, vending machines, etc.

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  • 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.