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49th NESSP Scholastic Chess Tournament

Tournament Details Revised: 1/19/2020 10:04:22 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: NESSP Kids' Chess  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: NESSP, 99 Shirdi Way, Groton, MA 01450   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Time Control: G30 / d5
Rounds Time: Round 1 at 9.00 AM, Others ASAP.
Byes: 1/2 point bye available in round one, but must notify organizer in advance
Prize Info: Trophies for top 3 in each section; Medals awarded to those scoring at least 3 points who do not win a trophy, or to any player with the same point score as the third-place trophy winner.
Inquiry: chess@nessp.org    781-296-5946
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $ 25, on or before 3/20/2020
Registration - Onsite: Advance Entries Only. NO Onsite registrations, NO walk-ins.
Membership Requirement: USCF Membership required
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Advanced REGISTER NOW
Intermediate REGISTER NOW
Beginner REGISTER NOW
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • All USCF rules are in effect
  • Please get all your chess equipment. (Clocks are a MUST).
  • Based on number of entries, Top Section can be QUAD. Only First Place Trophy. Medals to 2nd and 3rd.
  • Sections depend on the number and rating spread of entries. The cutoffs for each section will be adjusted to fit the grades and ratings of the players attending
  • Players are welcome to bring their own food (STRICTLY VEGETARIAN). There's also a reasonably priced canteen in the Temple serving Indian Vegetarian
  • No meat, poultry, seafood is allowed on the temple premises. Thank you for understanding.

  • 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.