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88th Greater Boston Open

Tournament Details Revised: 8/27/2023 10:05:18 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Massachusetts Chess Association  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: Hotel phone number is 978-692-8200.
Event Date: Sunday, October 15, 2023
Time Control: G/60; d5
Rounds Time: Rounds at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m.
Byes: Bye available all rounds, limit 1, must commit before round 2. No half point byes for players receiving full point byes.
Prize Info: $3,000 guaranteed , Unrated can't win more than $75 in U1200, $100 in U1400, $125 in U1600, $150 in U1800, $200 in U2000, $250 in U2200. Unpublished uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.
Inquiry: info@masschess.org    Bob Messenger 603-891-2484. Day of the tournament call 603-557-1732.
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $39 if mailed by 10/9 or online by 10/13, $50 at site. GMs and IMs free. $10 discount for U1200 section.No credit cards at site. Cash or check OK.
Registration - Onsite: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Registration - Online: Available till END OF DAY OF 10/13/2023.
Registration - Mail: Payable: MACA. Mail entry to: Robert Messenger, 4 Hamlett Dr., Apt 12, Nashua NH 03062
Membership Requirement: USCF membership required for all. MACA membership required for Mass. residents.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Register Now! Open $400-200, top U2300 $200
Register Now! Under 2200 $300-150
Register Now! Under 2000 $275-150
Register Now! Under 1800 $250-125
Register Now! Under 1600 $225-125
Register Now! Under 1400 $200-100
Register Now! Under 1200 $150-75, top U1000 $75
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Bring chess set and clock if possible.

  • 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.