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WN 2019 Winter Open

winter
West Newbury Old Town Hall (different site)
West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 27 January 2019


US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6

ROUNDS
  - Four (4) round Swiss

SECTIONS
  - Open & U1600 
  - U1600 is open to 1599 and under

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/65; Delay/5

PRIZE FUND ($800 Guaranteed)
  - Open: 1st $150, 2nd $120, 3rd $80, U2000 $50
  - U1600: 1st $120, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1200 $50

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/wn-winter-open
  - $40 postmarked by 19 January
  - $45 after 19 January and at site
  - Free entry to all players rated 2200 or higher
  - US Chess membership required

LOCATION
  - West Newbury Old Town Hall (different site)
  - 491 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 – 3:00pm – 5:30pm
  - 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

Pay online for WN 2019 Winter Open on Square Market



WN Winter 2019 RBO

rbo
West Newbury Town Hall Annex
West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 10 February 2019


ROUNDS
  - Five (5) round Swiss

PLAYERS
  - Open to players rated 1199 and under or unrated

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/30, Delay/5 (30 minutes per player, 5 second delay)

PRIZE FUND
  - Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, U900, U600, U300 and top unrated

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $20 postmarked by 3 February
  - $25 after 
3 February 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
  - 9:15 – 9:45 AM

ROUND TIMES
  - 10:00am – 11:15am – 1:15pm – 2:30pm – 3:45pm
  - One half point bye available in rounds 1-4
  - Must request byes before round 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

Pay online for WN Winter 2019 RBO on Square Market



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 (GTD)
  - 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

Pay online for WN 2019 St. Patrick's Day Open on Square Market



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



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 (GTD)
  - 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: $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 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 GTD)
  -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



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