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2017 US Cadet Championship

Cadet
Homewood Suite Manchester Airport
Manchester, New Hampshire
Thursday - Monday, 17-21 August 2017

INVITED PLAYERS:  Hans Niemann, Albert Lu, Carissa Yip, Ben Li, Yoon-Young Kim, Andrew Titus, Christopher Shen, Emily Nguyen, Trung Nguyen,Andy Huang 

FIDE rated

Nine (9) round – Ten (10) player round robin

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

PRIZE FUND ($4,000 GTD):
  - 1st $2000, 2nd $1000, 3rd $600, 4th $400  

  - Prizes will include a four year scholarship to UMBC, if qualified, to first place on tiebreaks.  

  - All ties will be considered first place and will receive a plaque. 

The tiebreak will be a round robin blitz at 11:00 AM on 17 August which will be FIDE rated at a time control of Game 5 with 2 second increment.  This will only determine the scholarship.  

Drawing of lots will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, August 17th as a part of the opening ceremonies.

ENTRY FEE: by invitation only

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - Round One: Thursday, August 17 at 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Two and Three: Friday, August 18 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Four and Five: Saturday, August 19 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Six and Seven: Sunday, August 20 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Eight and Nine: Monday, August 21 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Awards ceremony after round 9 is complete

LOCATION:
  - Homewood Suites (603-668-2200)
  - 1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - Rate: $145.00 for Studio Suites
  - Complimentary shuttle from Manchester/Boston regional airport and within five miles of hotel

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


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Danville Quick Chess

Danville
Danville Community Center, Danville, Vermont
Saturday, 26 August 2017


Grand Prix Points: 6

Six (6) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

PRIZE FUND ($600 GTD):
  - 1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100   
  - Special U1100/Unrated $100 prize donated by sponsor

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
  - $25 (postmarked by 19 August 2017)
  - $30 after 19 August or on site
  - International online membership included for Canadian players

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10 – 11 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
  - 1/2 point byes available rounds 1-5; limit 2; must request before round 3

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

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for Danville Quick on Square Market




Vermont versus New Hampshire Match

VT NH
Courtyard by Marriott, Hanover/Lebanon
Saturday, 9 September 2017


Four (4) round Scheveningen System

- All players must be residents of Vermont or New Hampshire or students attending school in either of these states
- Teams will be broken into three groups of four and each member will play al members of the other team’s group.
- Extra players will play a four round Swiss with minimal prizes

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/65; Delay/5

PRIZE FUND
  - Traveling Trophy to winning team

LOCATION
  - Courtyard by Marriott, Hanover/Lebanon
  - 10 Morgan Road, Lebanon, NH 03766

Entry Fee:    
  - $5
  - onsite entry only
  - Free to players rated 2200 and above

REGISTRATION
  - 8:45 to 9:15 AM

ROUNDS
  - 9:30AM – 12:30PM – 3:00PM – 5:30PM
  - NO byes or withdraws allowed
  - All players agree to play all rounds

MORE INFORMATION:
  - NH players contact Gene Tappen (etappen@aol.com)
  - VT players contact Brian Lafferty (KingdomChessAssociationLtd@gmail.com)
  - Alex Relyea; relyea@operamail.com;  http://www.relyeachess.com




WN 2017 G/30 Hex

WN Hex
West Newbury Old Town Hall, West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 17 September 2017

Five (5) round RR
   - 6 people in each hex
   - Play the 5 people close to you in rating

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/30, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND ($150 per hex):
  - 1st $100, 2nd $50

ENTRY FEE:
  - $30 by 10 September
  - $35 onsite
  - Free entry to all players rated 2200 and above

LOCATION (NEW SITE):
  - PLEASE NOTE: Tournament is NOT at the Town Hall Annex
  - West Newbury Old Town Hall, 491 Main St. West Newbury MA 01985.
  - No refreshments available onsite. Bring your own snacks. Map for dining provided.

REGISTRATION:
  - 8:45 to 9:15AM

ROUND TIMES:
  - 9:30AM – 10:45AM – 1:00PM – 2:15PM – 3:30PM
  - NO byes or withdraws allowed
  - All players agree to play all rounds

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for WN G/30 Hex on Square Market




Danville Open

Danville
Danville Community Center, Danville, Vermont
Saturday-Sunday, 23-24 September 2017


Grand Prix Points: 6

Two (2) Sections
  - Open (FIDE rated)
  - U1600

Four (4) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL (click here for Chronos instructions):
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment
  - Analog clocks play 40/90, SD/60

PRIZE FUND ($1325 GTD):
  - Open: 1st $300, 2nd $150, U2000 $125, U1800 $125
  - U1600: 1st $250, 2nd $125, U1400 $100, U1200 $100
  - $50 prize for best game donated by sponsor

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
  - $50 (postmarked by 16 September 2017)
  - $55 after 16 September or on site
  - International online membership included for Canadian players

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - Sat: 10:00 – 4:00; Sun: 10:00 – 4:00

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

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: 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




Bangor Open

Bangor
Bangor Ramada Inn
Bangor, Maine
30 September - 1 October 2017


Four (4) ROUND SWISS
Accelerated pairings may be used

TIME CONTROL
(click here for Chronos instructions):
  - Digital clocks: 40/90,  SD/30 + 30 sec increment
  - analog clocks play 40/90, SD/60
  - analog clocks may not be used in Open section

SECTIONS (2):
  - Open & U1750

PRIZE FUND ($$$1850 GTD)
  - Open: 1st $500, 2nd $250, U2250 $150, U2000 $150
  - U1750: 1st $400, 2nd $200, U1500 $100, U1250 $100

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $50 in advance (postmarked by 23 Sept 2017)
  - $55 after 23 Sept 2017 and at site

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

ROUND TIMES
  - Sat  10:00 – 4:00; Sun  10:00 – 4:00

LOCATION
  - Bangor Ramada Inn (207.947.6961)
  - 357 Odlin Road, Bangor, ME 04401
  - Call & ask for Relyea Chess rate

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for Bangor Open on Square Market



WN 2017 Fall Open on National Chess Day

WN Fall
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury MA
Saturday, 14 October 2017
Grand Prix Points: 6


4 round Swiss

SECTIONS:
  - Open or U1600

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/65, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND ($800 GTD):
  - Open: 1st $150, 2nd $120, 3rd $80, U1900 $50
  - U1600: 1st $120, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1200 $50

ENTRY FEE:
  - $40 by 7 October
  - $45 after 7 October or onsite
  - Free entry to all players rated 2200 or higher

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

REGISTRATION:
  - 8:45 to 9:15AM

ROUND TIMES:
  - 9:30AM – 12:30PM – 3:00PM – 5:30PM


Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for WN Fall Open on Square Market



New Hampshire Senior Championship

Senior
Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional
Manchester, NH
Saturday-Sunday, 21-22 October 2017


Grand Prix Points: 10
A state championship event!

Four (4) ROUND SWISS

TIME CONTROL (click here for Chronos instructions):
  - Digital clocks: 40/90,  SD/30 + 30 sec increment 

PRIZE FUND ($1200 GTD)
  - 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 22 October 2017

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $50 advance (must be postmarked by 14 October 2017)
  - $55 after 14 October and on site
  - Date of Birth must be included with entry
  - Open to players born before 22 October 1967

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 $119 by 3 Oct (mention Relyea Chess Tournament rate)

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for NH Senior Championship on Square Market



Back Bay Open

Back Bay
Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA
Saturday-Sunday: 16-17 December 2017

FIDE rated; GPP 30 (enhanced)

Four (4) ROUND SWISS

Four (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

TIME CONTROL (click here for Chronos instructions):
  - Digital clocks: 40/90,  SD/30 + 30 sec increment 
  - analog clocks play 40/90, SD/60
  - analog clocks may not be used in Championship section

PRIZE FUND ($4000 GTD)
  - 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 advance (must be postmarked by 9 December 2017)
  - $80 after 9 December and on site
  - $30 discount to players in U1600 section rated under 1000 or unrated 

REGISTRATION
  - 8:30-9:30 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
  - Hilton Boston Back Bay (617-236-1100)

  - 40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02115
  - Garage parking $43 with in & out privileges
  - Day parking $25
  - One (1) block from Prudential T stop
  - Room rate $120.00  by 16 November (mention Back Bay Open)

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for Back Bay Open on Square Market



Back Bay Open Blitz

Back Bay Blitz
Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA
Saturday: 16 December 2017

GPP 6

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

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/5 +  2 sec increment

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

ENTRY FEE (pay online):
  - $20 for players in any Back Bay Open section
  - $25 otherwise

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

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

LOCATION
  - Hilton Boston Back Bay (617-236-1100)

  - 40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02115
  - Garage parking $43 with in & out privileges
  - Day parking $25
  - One (1) block from Prudential T stop
  - Room rate $120.00  by 16 November (mention Back Bay Open)

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

Pay online for Back Bay Open Blitz on Square Market



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