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George Sturgis Memorial (Round 2)
Honoring George Sturgis (1891-1944), first USCF president and MSCA president in the 1930s

Tournament Details Revised: 12/2/2021 12:18:49 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Wachusett Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Fitchburg State University, McKay Complex, Rooms 142 and 143, 67 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Time Control: G/90 d5
Rounds Time: Round 2 at 7 p.m.
Byes: Maximum of 2 byes permitted in rounds 1-4
Prize Info: Chess books to 1st-3rd, top U1800, top U1600, top U1400, U1200
Inquiry: miriling2@aol.com    978-345-5011
Event Webpage: www.wachusettchess.org
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $20 annual Wachusett Chess Club dues or $1 per game played
Registration - Onsite: 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays in Room 142, McKay Complex, Fitchburg State University
Membership Requirement: USCF + Wachusett Chess Club ($20 annual club dues)
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open section 5-round Swiss - December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Participants must be vaccinated and must wear a face mask, per rules of Fitchburg State University.
  • Lots of free parking in front of McKay Complex
  • Playing rooms are rooms 142 and 143 on the 1st floor of hhe McKay Complex
  • TD staff: George Mirijanian (NTD), Larry Gladding (senior TD)
  • face masks required of all participants, per Fitchburg State University rules
  • Phone number to reach TD at Wachusett Chess Club before 7 p.m.: 978-881-8728
  • TOURNAMENT LEADERS AFTER ROUND 1 (with 1 point each):
  • Brett Kildahl, Ray Paulson, Roger Cappallo, Mike Commisso, Mike Manisy, Geoff LePoer,, Larry Gladding,
  • Dave Couture, Michael David, Ken Gurge, Jim Donahue, Don Ostrowski, Tom Fratturelli, Mark Wheeler
  • With 1/2point: George Mirijanian Vihaan Jain, Anand Nair, Gary Brassard, Stephen Murray, Mike Urbonas, Todd Tsakiris et al.

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