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BCF July Thursday Night Swiss

Tournament Details Revised: 6/24/2024 5:04:43 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Boylston Chess Foundation  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Boylston Chess Club Boston, 35 Kingston St. Suite 1, Boston, MA 02111   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Thursday, July 11, 2024
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Thursday, July 25, 2024
Thursday, August 01, 2024
Time Control: 4SS 40/90 SD/20 d5
Rounds Time: 7:15pm one round on each Thursday
Byes: A maximum of two half point (½) byes are allowed. If a bye is for the last round, it must be declared before the start of round two.
Prize Info: $300 based on 25 paid entries: Open $125, $75; U1610 $60, $40
Inquiry: td@boylstonchess.org   
Event Webpage: boylstonchess.org/events/1171/july-thursday-night-swiss
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $20, $35 for non-members; Free entry for GM's and IM's; Also free entry for club members rated at least 2200
Registration - Onsite: Onsite registration is 6:45pm-7:00pm. However entering in advance online via the event webpage link is recommended.
Membership Requirement: A current USCF membership is required. https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Event located at 35 Kingston St, Boston, MA, near Downtown Crossing, first floor.
  • ** A current USCF membership is required **
  • Any player holding the title of either Grandmaster or International Master may play in any BCF tournament with no entry fee, and no entry fee will be withheld from any prize he or she wins.
  • Any club member rated 2200+ may play in the Thursday Night Swiss with no entry fee and no prize deductions.
  • In accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section. Players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
  • Sections with less than 6 players may be merged.
  • For parking and transportation info, please visit https://boylstonchess.org/parking-and-public-transit
  • If the metal gate to the building is closed, please press the doorbell marked number 1.

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  • 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.