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WN 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Open

patty
West Newbury Town Hall Annex
West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 17 March 2019


ROUNDS
  - Five (5) round Swiss

SECTIONS
  - Open & U1700

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/50, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND ($800
Guaranteed)
  - Open: 1st $150, 2nd $120, 3rd $80, U2000 $50
  - U1700: 1st $120, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1250 $50

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $40 postmarked by 10 March
  - $45 after 10 March and at site
  - US Chess membership required

LOCATION
  - West Newbury Town Hall Annex
  - 381 Main Street, West Newbury, MA 01985
  - No refreshments available onsite. Bring your own snacks. Map for dining provided.
  - Limited internet access at site

REGISTRATION
  - 8:45 – 9:15 AM

ROUND TIMES
  - 9:30am – 12:30pm – 2:30pm – 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  - One half point bye available in rounds 1-3

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided


ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

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The Modern Chess Conceptions Classic

modern
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Sunday, 31 March 2019


Organized by Jason Havener and Modern Chess Conceptions Movement

ROUNDS
  -  Four (4) Round Swiss

SECTIONS
  - Championship  
  - U2100 (open to 2099 & under)
  - U1800 (open to 1799 & under)
  - U1400 (open to 1399 & under)

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/60 + 2 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($3,100)*
  - Championship: 1st $1,000, 2nd $250, 3rd $100, U2300 $100  
  - U2100: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, U2000 $100
  - U1800: 1st $250, 2nd $150, 3rd $50, U1650 $100
  - U1400: 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50, U1200 $50
  *Championship section prizes are 100% guaranteed. Other sections based on 75 entries.
  *No unrated player may win more than $200.

ENTRY FEE
  - $55 (postmarked by 25 March)
  - $60 after 25 March and at site
  - $15 discount to players entering their first tourney, college students and veterans
  - GMs and IMs free, entry fee to be deducted from prize winnings
  - Current US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:30-9:30AM on Sunday

ROUND TIMES
  - 10am - 1pm - 3:30pm - 6:15pm
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1-3, limit 1, must notify TD before round 2

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided


ENTRIES: Modern Chess Conceptions Movement, 13 Ministerial Road, Windham, NH 03087
INFO: Jason Havener (tournament organizer); jasonhavener@gmail.com

Chief TD: Alex Relyea



Westford April Open

wapr
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday-Sunday, 13-14 April 2019


Grand Prix Points: 30 (enhanced)
Top two (2) sections FIDE rated

4 SECTIONS
  - Championship (open to 1800 & above); FIDE rated
  - U2000 (open to 1999 & under); FIDE rated
  - U1800 (open to 1799 & under)
  - U1600 (open to 1599 & under); Adult unrated not allowed in section

ROUNDS
  - Four (4) Round Swiss

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($4,000 
Guaranteed)
  - Championship: 1st $600, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, U2400 $250, U2200 $250
  - 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 

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/westford-april-open
  - $70 (postmarked by 6 April)
  - $80 after 6 April and at site
  - $30 discount to players in the U1600 section who are rated under 1000 or unrated
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 10am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1-3, limit 1

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $125, mention Westford Chess Open by 14 March 2019

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford April Open on Square Market



Westford April Blitz

waprb
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday, 13 April 2019


Grand Prix Points: 6

ROUNDS
  - Eight (8) round Swiss
  - If fewer than 9 entries, will play 4 DBLSS

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/5 +  2 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($500 
Guaranteed)
  -1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100  

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/westford-april-blitz
  - $20 for players in any Westford April Open section
  - $25 otherwise
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:00-8:45 PM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 1st round at 9:00PM, rest ASAP

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $125, mention Westford Chess Open by 14 March 2019

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford April Blitz on Square Market



2019 NH Closed

nhc
Right Height Manufacturing (office building)
Manchester, New Hampshire
Friday-Sunday, 7-9 June 2019

SINGLE SECTION
FIDE RATED

ROUNDS
  - Five (5) round robin
  - Event limited to qualifiers from NHCA tournaments, with any remaining spots going to the highest rated active New Hampshire US Chess Members on the list linked on the website

QUALIFIERS
  - Queen City Tornado
  - NH High School Individual
  - NH Quick Chess Championship
  - NH Open
  - NH Senior
  - NH Amateur

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 second increment both time controls

ENTRY: By invitation only

PRIZE FUND ($1,000 
Guaranteed)
  - 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

DRAWING OF LOTS
  - Friday at 2:00pm. Players need not be present

ROUND TIMES
  - Round 1: Friday at 4pm
  - Rounds 2 & 3: Saturday at 10am & 4pm
  - Rounds 4 & 5: Sunday at 10am & 4pm
  - NO BYES or WITHDRAWS 

LOCATION
  - Right Height Manufacturing (office building)
  - 150 Dow Street, Manchester, NH 03101

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

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Westford June Action

wjune
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday-Sunday, 22-23 June 2019


Grand Prix Points: 50 (enhanced)

SINGLE SECTION

ROUNDS
  - 11SS (11 round Swiss)

TIME CONTROL
  - game/30; delay/5 (g/30; d/5)

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $70 (postmarked by 15 June)
  - $80 after 15 June and at site
  - US Chess membership required

PRIZE FUND ($4,000 
Guaranteed)
  - 1st $1,000, 2nd $600, 3rd $400
  - U2200 1st $400, 2nd $200
  - U1800 1st $350, 2nd $175
  - U1400 1st $300, 2nd $150
  - U1000 1st $250, 2nd $125
  - Unrated $50

REGISTRATION
  - 10am – 10:45am on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 11am-1:30pm-2:45pm-4:00pm-5:15pm-6:30pm on Saturday
  - 11am-1:30pm-2:45pm-4:00pm-5:15pm on Sunday
  - Three (3) ½ point byes available in rounds 1-10, must request by round 6

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $129, mention Westford June Action by 23 May 2019

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford June Action on Square Market



Westford July Open

wjuly
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday-Sunday, 13-14 July 2019


Grand Prix Points: 30 (enhanced)
Top two (2) sections FIDE rated

4 SECTIONS
  - Championship (open to 1800 & above); FIDE rated
  - U2000 (open to 1999 & under); FIDE rated
  - U1800 (open to 1799 & under)
  - U1600 (open to 1599 & under); Adult unrated not allowed in section

ROUNDS
  - Four (4) Round Swiss

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($4,000 
Guaranteed)
  - Championship: 1st $600, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, U2400 $250, U2200 $250
  - 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 

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $70 (postmarked by 6 July)
  - $80 after 6 July and at site
  - $30 discount to players in the U1600 section who are rated under 1000 or unrated
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 10am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1-3, limit 1

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $129, mention Westford July Open by 
13 June 2019

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford July Open on Square Market



Westford July Blitz

wjulyb
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday, 13 July 2019


Grand Prix Points: 6

Eight (8) round Swiss
  - If fewer than 9 entries, will play 4 DBLSS

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/5 +  2 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($500 
Guaranteed)
  -1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100  

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $20 for players in any Westford July Open section
  - $25 otherwise
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:00-8:45PM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 1st round at 9:00PM, rest ASAP

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $129, mention Westford July Open by 13 June 2019


EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford July Blitz on Square Market



Danville Open

danville
Danville Community Center
Danville, Vermont
Saturday-Sunday, 7-8 September 2019


Grand Prix Points: 6

Two (2) SECTIONS
  - Open (FIDE rated)
  - U1600 (open to 1599 & under)

Four (4) Round Swiss

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($1,375 
Guaranteed)
  - Open: 1st $300, 2nd $150, U2000 $125, U1800 $125  
  - U1600: 1st $250, 2nd $125, U1400 $100, U1200 $100
  - $100 prize for top four scores in club. Other prizes TBA

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $55 for Open; $40 for U1600 by 31 August
  - $60 for Open; $45 for U1600 after 31 Aug and on site
  - $20 less in U1600 section for players rated under 1000 or unrated
  - US Chess Membership Required
  - International online membership included for Canadian residents

REGISTRATION
  - 9:00-9:45 AM Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1-3, limit 1

LOCATION
  - Danville Community Center
  - 41 US-2, Danville, VT 05828
  - between Passumpsic Savings Bank and Danville Library


EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Danville Open on Square Market



Westford October Open

woct
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday-Sunday, 5-6 October 2019


Grand Prix Points: 30 (enhanced)
Top two (2) sections FIDE rated

4 SECTIONS
  - Championship (open to 1800 & above); FIDE rated
  - U2000 (open to 1999 & under); FIDE rated
  - U1800 (open to 1799 & under)
  - U1600 (open to 1599 & under); Adult unrated not allowed in section

ROUNDS
  - Four (4) Round Swiss

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($4,000 
Guaranteed)
  - Championship: 1st $600, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, U2400 $250, U2200 $250
  - 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 

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $70 (postmarked by 28 September)
  - $80 after 28 September and at site
  - $30 discount to players in the U1600 section who are rated under 1000 or unrated
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 10am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1-3, limit 1

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $129, mention Westford October Open by 5 Sept 2019

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford October Open on Square Market



Westford October Blitz

woctb
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA
Saturday, 5 October 2019


Grand Prix Points: 6

Eight (8) round Swiss
  - If fewer than 9 entries, will play 4 DBLSS

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/5 +  2 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($500 
Guaranteed)
  -1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100  

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $20 for players in any Westford October Open section
  - $25 otherwise
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 8:00-8:45PM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 1st round at 9:00PM, rest ASAP

LOCATION
  - Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
  - 978.692.8200; 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
  - Hotel room: $129, mention Westford October Open by 5 September 2019


EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Westford October Blitz on Square Market



New Hampshire Senior Championship

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Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional
Manchester, New Hampshire
Saturday-Sunday, 19-20 October 2019


Grand Prix Points: 10
A state championship event!

ROUNDS
  - Four (4) Round Swiss

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($1,200 
Guaranteed)
  - 1st $300, 2nd $200
  - Age 50-54 $100
  - Age 55-59 $100
  - Age 60-64 $100
  - Age 65-69 $100
  - Age 70-74 $100
  - Age 75+ $100
  - $100 bonus and plaque to top New Hampshire resident
  - *Age as of 20 October 2019

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $53 advance (must be postmarked by 12 October 2019)
  - $58 after 12 October and on site
  - $8 NHCA membership required for rated NH residents (OSA)
  - Date of Birth must be included with entry
  - Open to players born before 20 October 1969
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION
  - 9:00-9:45 AM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - Sat  10:00 – 4:00; Sun  10:00 – 4:00
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1 through 3; limit 1

LOCATION
  - Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional (603-641-4900)
  - 700 Huse Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - HR $139 by 20 September (mention Relyea Chess Tournament rate)

EQUIPMENT
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENTRIES: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for NH Senior on Square Market



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