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George Sturgis Memorial Online Tournament (Round 4)
Honoring George Sturgis (1891-1944), first USCF president and MSCA president in the 1930s

Tournament Details Revised: 12/1/2020 4:27:53 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Wachusett Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Online via chess.com   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Time Control: G/60 +10 (Game 60 minutes per player with 10-second increment per move)
Rounds Time: Players arrange day and time to play each round weekly
Byes: Retroactive byes available.- Pairings posted each Wednesday
Inquiry: mjcommisso@yahoo.com (Mike Commisso)   
Event Webpage: chess.com/club/wachusett-chess-club
Registration Information
Entry Fee:
Registration - Onsite:
Membership Requirement: chess.com + Wachusett Chess Club (past or current members). Rated only by chess.com
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: 5-round open Swiss
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • George Sturgis was born on May 31, 1891 in Boston and ,died on Dec. 20, 1944.
  • ROUND 3 RESULTS: Michael David 0-1 Tom Weideman, Ed Herbert 1-0 Mike Meehan,
  • Jim Donahue 0-1 Ken Gurge, Brian Biglow 0-1 Don Ostrowski, Hugh McLaughlin 0-1 Don Briggs,
  • Keith Hamer 0-1 Larry O'Rourke, Mike Commisso - bye
  • 2.5 - Weideman, Commisso
  • 2.0 - Herbert, David, Gurge, Ostrowski
  • 1.5 - Meehan
  • 1.0 - Donahue, Briggs, O'Rourke, Biglow, McLaughlin
  • 0.0 - Hamer

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