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7th Queen City Tornado
GPP: 6 New Hampshire

Tournament Details Revised: 12/17/2019 3:53:38 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The New Hampshire Chess Association  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Radisson Hotel Manchester, 700 Elm St., Manchester, NH 03101   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: Granite St. exit off I-293
Event Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time Control: 4SS, G/60 d5
Rounds Time: 10:00-1:00-3:30-6:00.
Byes: One 1/2 pt. bye OK for any round if requested before Rd. 2. No player may request a half-point bye after receiving a full-point bye.
Prize Info: $$1,400 Gtd. 
Inquiry: halterrie@comcast.net    No telephone inquiries. For problems on the day of the tournament, call Hal Terrie's cell phone: 603-858-2728.
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $37 in Open, $37 in U1800, $31 in U1400, if by 2/27. Online entries at advance rate available (at nhchess.org) until 6:00 PM on Friday 2/28. All EF: $5 more if at site. GMs/IMs free.
Registration - Onsite: 8:30-9:35am Sat.
Registration - Mail: Payable: NH Chess Assoc.. Mail entry to: Hal Terrie, 377 Huse Rd. #23, Manchester, NH 03103.
Membership Requirement: NHCA membership required of rated NH residents.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open $$ 200 - 130 - 100, Under 2100 $110, Under 1950 $100
Under 1800 $$ 150 - 100 - 70, Under 1600 $110. No unrated may win over $100.
Under 1400 $$ 110 - 70 - 50, Under 1200 $60, Under 1000 $40. No unrated may win over $55.
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • NOTE!! The Radisson Hotel has now been re-branded as a DoubleTree by Hilton. SPECIAL PARKING RATE in hotel garage for tournament participants: $6.00 for the day w. stamped ticket from TD table.
  • ONLINE ENTRIES WITH CREDIT CARD available through Square Market. See nhchess.org for details and link. Advance entries will be available online through Friday 2/28 at 6:00 PM. At-Door rates available thereafter until about 9:00 AM Saturday 2/29.
  • IMPORTANT! When checking out at Square Market, if player's name is different from the person paying, send a separate e-mail to halterrie@comcast.net with the player name and USCF ID number.

  • 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.