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76th New England Open
Top two (2) sections FIDE rated

Tournament Details Revised: 7/10/2016 7:56:58 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: Alex Relyea  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Burlington, 5 Wheeler Rd, Burlington, MA 01803   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: Hotel room $119 by 19 August. 781-272-8800, mention New England Open. See website for direct reservation link.
Event Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016
Sunday, September 04, 2016
Monday, September 05, 2016
Time Control: 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment/Grand Prix Points: 30 (enhanced)
Rounds Time: 6SS 10am and 4pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Byes: Byes available in rounds 1-5, limit 2; must be requested before round 2
Prize Info: $4,000 GTD 
Inquiry: relyea@operamail.com   
Event Webpage: www.relyeachess.com
Registration Information
Entry Fee: Entry Fee: $70 (postmarked by 26 August) - $80 at site - $30 discount to players U1600 section rated U1000 or unrated; Free to GMs and IMs
Registration - Onsite: 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday
Registration - Mail: Payable: Alex Relyea. Mail entry to: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
Membership Requirement: - Mass. residents: MACA ($12 adult, $6 junior U18, add $8 for optional Chess Horizons subscription), WMCA O.K. - N.H. residents: NHCA ($8 adult, $6 junior U19, $10 with N.H. Chess Journal subscription). OSA
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Championship 1st $600, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, U2400 $250, U2200 $250 Revolving Trophy to all New England residents tied for first
U2000 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $150
U1800 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $150
U1600 1st $300, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, U1400 $150, U1200 $150
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Complimentary shuttle within 5-mile radius of hotel; 6am-11pm daily; includes Anderson RTC
  • Adult unrated not allowed in U1600
  • NECA annual meeting Monday 2PM.
  • Championship section is open to 1800 & above.
  • Top two (2) sections FIDE rated
  • To pay online, please see website.

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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.