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New Hampshire Senior Championship

wjan
Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional, Manchester, NH
Saturday-Sunday, 22-23 December 2018


Grand Prix Points: 10
A state championship event!

Four (4) ROUND SWISS

TIME CONTROL:
  - 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 23 December 2018


ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/nh-senior-championship
  - $52 advance (must be postmarked by 17 December 2018)
  - $57 after 17 Dec 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 23 December 1968

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 $109 by 20 Nov (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



Westford January Open

wjan
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center; Westford, MA
Saturday-Sunday, 5-6 January 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
  - Game/90 + 60 sec increment
  - Clocks unable to use increment play Game/120 (no delay)

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-january-open
  - $70 (postmarked by 29 December)
  - $80 after 29 December 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: $99, mention Westford Chess Open by 6 December 2018

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 January Open on Square Market



Westford January Blitz

wjanb
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center; Westford, MA
Saturday, 5 January 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-january-blitz
  - $20 for players in any Westford January 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: $99, mention Westford Chess Open by 6 December 2018

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 January Blitz on Square Market



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



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



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