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WN 2017 Winter Open

WN Winter
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 29 January 2017
Grand Prix Points: 6

Four (4) round Swiss

TWO SECTIONS
    - Section #1: Open 
    - Section #2: U1700 (open to 1699 & under)

TIME CONTROL
    - Game/65, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND: $750 GTD
    - Open: 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50, U1950 $75
    - U1700: 1st $100, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1200 $45
 

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
    - $32 before 21 January 2017
    - FREE entry for 2200+  rated players
    - $37 on site and after 21 January

REGISTRATION: 
    - 8:45-9:15 AM 

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

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

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

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WN 2017 Winter Quads

Quads
West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 12 February 2017

Three (3) round RR
   - 4 people in each quad
   - Play the 3 people close to you in rating

TIME CONTROL
    - Game/75, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND: $75 per quad
    - 1st $50, 2nd $25

ENTRY FEE (pay online): $25 (postmarked by 4 February 2017)
    - $30 after 4 February and at site 

REGISTRATION
    - 9:00-9:45AM 

ROUND TIMES
    - 10:00AM – 1:30PM – 4:00PM
    - NO byes or withdraws allowed
    - All players agree to play all rounds

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

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 Winter Quads on Square Market




Saco Open 2017

Saco
Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford, Saco, Maine
Saturday-Sunday, 18-19 March 2017


Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)
FIDE rated

Four (4) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment
  - no analog clocks in Open section
  - analog clocks in U1750 play 40/90, SD/60

SECTIONS
  - Open and U1750 (open to ratings of 1749 & under)
  - Both sections will use FIDE pairing rules

PRIZE FUND ($1,925 GTD):
  - Open: 1st $500, 2nd $200, U2250 $150, U2000 $150
  - U1750: 1st $400, 2nd $200; U1500 $100, U1250 $100, Unrated $75

ENTRY FEE (pay online):
  - $50 by 11 March
  - $55 after 11 March and onsite

LOCATION:
  - Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford, 207-282-7222
  - 48 Industrial Park Road, Saco, ME 04072
  - $89 hotel room by 25 February, mention Relyea Chess

REGISTRATION:
  - 9:00 to 9:45AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10AM – 4PM on both Saturday & Sunday
  - One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-3, must request before round 1

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

CHECKS: payable to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

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Queen City IM Norm Tournament

IM Norm
Homewood Suites, Manchester NH
Thursday-Monday, 23-27 March 2017


Ten (10) round event!
Six (6) player double round robin

2017 IM Norm (confirmed to date): IM Denys Shmelov, IM David Vigorito, FM Akshita Gorti, GM Alexander Ivanov

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

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

ENTRY FEE:  by invitation only

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10:00AM and 5:00PM each day

LOCATION:
  - Homewood Suites Manchester (603-668-2200)

  - 1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - Studio Suites $149; One Bedroom Suites $159

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


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2017 NH Closed Tournament

NH Closed
Homewood Suites, Manchester NH
Friday-Sunday, 24-26 March 2017


Five (5) round event!
Six (6) player round robin

2017 NH Closed (confirmed to date): David Kochman, John Elmore

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

PRIZE FUND ($1000 GTD):
  - 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

ENTRY FEE:  by invitation only

ROUND TIMES:
  - 
Drawing of lots on Friday at 3:00pm. Players need not be present. 
  - Round 1: Friday at 5pm
  - Rounds 2 & 3: Saturday at 10am & 5pm
  - Rounds 4 & 5: Sunday at 10am & 5pm

NO Byes or Withdraws

LOCATION:
  - Homewood Suites Manchester (603-668-2200)

  - 1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - Studio Suites $149; One Bedroom Suites $159

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


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NH Quick Chess Championship

NH Quick
Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Saturday, 1 April 2017


Grand Prix Points: 6

Eight (8) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

PRIZE FUND ($600 GTD):
  -1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100   
  - Plaque and $100 bonus to top-finishing NH resident

ENTRY FEE (pay online): $20 (postmarked by 25 March 2017)
  - $25 otherwise
  -  Membership required $8, Junior $6, OSA

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10 – 11 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5:30 – 6:30
  - Byes available rounds 1-7; limit 2; must request before round 4

LOCATION:
  - Holiday Inn Portsmouth

  - 300 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801

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 Quick 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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