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29th Massachusetts G/60 Championship

Tournament Details Revised: 1/31/2019 2:36:14 PM
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: 978-692-8200
Event Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019
Time Control: 4 round Swiss, G/60 d5. 15 Grand Prix Points.
Rounds Time: 10:00 - 1:00 - 3:30 - 6:00
Byes: Byes in rounds 1-4, must commit before round 2, limit 1. No half point byes for players receiving full point byes.
Prize Info: $2,500 80% guaranteed based on 100 paid entries (U1200 counts 70%)
Inquiry: info@masschess.org    Bob Messenger 603-891-2484. Day of the tournament call 603-557-1732.
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $34 if mailed by 4/30 or online by 5/3, $45 at site. $10 discount for U1200 section. GMs and IMs free.
Registration - Onsite: 8 to 9 a.m.
Registration - Online: Closed, please register at tournament site.
Registration - Mail: Payable: MACA. Mail entry to: Bob Messenger, 4 Hamlett Dr. Apt. 12, Nashua NH 03062
Membership Requirement: USCF membership required. MACA membership required for Mass. residents.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open Section $300-175, top Under 2400 $150, top Under 2200 $150
Under 2000 Section $250-125
Under 1800 Section $250-125
Under 1600 Section $200-125
Under 1400 Section $200-100
Under 1200 Section $150-100, top Under 1000 $100
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Unrated prize limits: $75 in U1200, $100 in U1400, $125 in U1600, $150 in U1800, $175 in U2000.
  • New players: enter ID as 00000000, pay for US Chess and MACA memberships, send email to info@masschess.org with name, address and date of birth
  • Please bring chess set and clock.

  • 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.