Chess Tournament (Non-rated)

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Civic Engagement
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Program Description

Event Details

Sections to be determined by number of entries and Tournament Director’s discretion.

Registration online for all sections. Onsite registration ends 10 minutes prior to the first round.

  • Rounds The Rated section(s) play four rounds at a time control of G/30;d5.
  • The Non-rated section plays four rounds at a time control of G/25;d5

Non-rated Section will be sponsored by the Mountain Creek Library and will not have an entry fee. You can sign up for this section whether you are a rated or non-rated player.

  • Byes - If requested before the start of the first round, one 1/2 point bye may be taken in any but the last round. Other byes are zero points.
  • Equipment - We provide sets. Players should bring clocks if they own them. We do have some clocks available.
  • Membership - Current US Chess Federation membership required and may be purchased on site. Non-rated section does not require this membership.
  • Trophies for Rated Sections- Trophies awarded for 1st through 3rd Place.
  • Trophies for the Library sponsored Non-rated section. 1st through 5th Place.
  • Tie break rules will be used for all sections.
  • Late Arrival - Players who pay early will be paired during the first round whether or not they have arrived. Unregistered players arriving after 9:15 AM may be given a 1/2 point bye, be given a zero point bye, or paired outside of standard pairing rules at the discretion of the tournament director.