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Waltham Chess Club Championship & Pat Arena Memorial Open 2020

Tournament Details Revised: 11/23/2019 5:27:09 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Waltham Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Waltham Chess Club, 404 Wyman St (North Entrance), Cafeteria, Waltham, MA   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Friday, October 16, 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020
Friday, October 30, 2020
Friday, November 06, 2020
Friday, November 13, 2020
Time Control: Championship: 5RR, 40/90 SD/30 d5; Pat Memorial Open: 10SS, G/45 d5
Rounds Time: 7:45 PM, first round every night
Byes: Max. 2 half-point byes EXCEPT for Rd. 10 after 11/6 (and not for Rd. 9 unless player shows up for Rd. 10)
Prize Info: Championship: 1st Prize and title of WALTHAM CHESS CLUB CHAMPION; Pat Arena Memorial Open: Grand First, Second, Third Prizes; Under 1800; Under 1400, with class prizes awarded ONLY with at least five players in competition in the class, One Daily Prize per Section each night
Inquiry: info@WalthamChessClub.org    Todd Chase (781) 790-1033
Event Webpage: walthamchessclub.org/Schedule.html
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $15/night or $40 for all five nights; Masters: $10/night or $25 for all five nights
Registration - Onsite: 6:30-7:25 PM
Membership Requirement: Current USCF Membership in good standing
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Section A: five-round round robin, by invitation.
  • Section B: ten-round Swiss, two rounds per night
  • $15/night or $40 for all five nights; Masters $10/night or $25 for all five nights
  • Wheelchair accessible

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