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Kaamatan Open

Kaamatan
Saturday, 7 May 2016
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury, MA

Two sections: Open & U1600

Time Control: Game/30; Delay/5

Prize Fund ($750 Guaranteed)
     Open: 1st $100, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1900 $45
     U1600:
1st $100, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1200 $45

Entry Fee: $25 (postmarked by 30 April)
     $30 at site

Registration: 10:00-10:45am

Rounds: 11:00 - 1:00 - 2:15 - 3:30 - 4:45
      One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-3

Town Hall Annex
381 Main Street, West Newbury, MA 01985

NOTE: No refreshments available onsite. Please bring your own snacks/drinks
Map for dining provided

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

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2016 US Girl's Junior Championship

Closed

Saturday-Wednesday, 25-29 June 2016
Homewood Suites, Manchester, NH

Nine (9) rounds -- Ten (10) player round robin

Time Control: 40/90, SD/30 with 30 second increment from move one

Entry Fee: by invitation only

Prize fund: $6,200
Cash prizes will be $2000-$1500-$1000-$500-$200-$200-$200-$200-$200-$200
All ties will be considered first place and will receive a plaque.

Prizes will include an invitation to the 2017 U.S. Women’s Championship and the World Girls’ U20 Championship, if qualified, to first place on tiebreaks. All ties will be considered first place and will receive a plaque.

Drawing of lots will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 25th as a part of the opening ceremonies.  NO BYES or WITHDRAWS

Round1: Saturday at 4:00pm
Rounds 2 & 3: Sunday at 10:00am and 4:00pm
Rounds 4 & 5: Monday at 10:00am and 4:00pm
Rounds 6 & 7: Tuesday at 10:00am and 4:00pm
Rounds 8 & 9: Wednesday at 10:00am and 4:00pm
Awards ceremony after round 9 is complete.

Tournament will be a 10 player round robin event consisting of the top 8 girls under age 20 by rating, plus the winner of the previous year’s National Girls Invitational Tournament (NGIT), plus one wild card to be selected by the organizers.

To make tax deductible contributions to the event, please contact the organizer. 

Arbiter: FA Alex Relyea

Homewood Suites Manchester
1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
603-668-2200 (ask for Relyea Chess rate, $129/night)

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

Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Relyea Chess for more information.


Saco Open

Saco
Saturday-Sunday, 9-10 July 2016
Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford (Saco, ME)

FIDE Rated
Grand Prix Points: 20 (enhanced)
A Maine Chess Player of the Year Event!

Four (4) round Swiss
Two (2) sections: Open & U1750

Note: Both sections will use FIDE pairing rules

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

$$$1925 GTD Prizes
     Open: 1st $500, 2nd $250, U2250 $150, U2000 $150
     U1750: 1st $400, 2nd $200, U1500 $100, U1250 $100, Unrated $75

Entry Fee: $50 (by 2 July 2016)
    $55 at site

Registration: 9:00-9:45 AM
Rounds:  Sat  10:00 – 4:00, Sun  10:00 – 4:00
    One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-3. Must request before round 1

Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford (207-282-7222)
     48 Industrial Park Road, Saco, ME 04072
     Room rate $188/night  by 9 June (mention Relyea Chess)

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

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Luftballons Schach

Schach
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn (Auburn, ME)

Grand Prix Points: 10 (enhanced)

Four (4) round Swiss
Three (3) sections: Open, U1800 and U1300
    Adult unrated may not enter U1300

Game/65, Delay/5

$$$1100 GTD Prizes
     Open: 1st $180, 2nd $120, 3rd $90, U2000 $100
     U1800: 1st $140, 2nd $80, 3rd $60, U1500 $75
     U1300: 1st $100, 2nd $60, 3rd $40 U1100 $55

Entry Fee:
    Open & U1800: $35 postmarked by 15 August, $40 at site
    U1300: $31 postmarked by 15 August, $36 at site

Registration: 9:00-9:45 AM
Rounds:  10:00 AM – 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-3

Hilton Garden Inn Auburn
     14 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, ME 04210

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

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Manchester Blitzfest

Blitzfest
Saturday, 1 October 2016
Quality Inn Manchester Airport, Manchester, NH

Unique round robin event!
All players will play each other
Up to 31 rounds!

Game/5, Delay/0

80% of entry fees returned as prizes
    $500 bonus for perfect score!
    Players without a blitz rating will have prizes based on regular ratings

Entry Fee: $20
   Entries limited to first 32 players
   Advance entries will be posted on the website as received

Quality Inn Manchester Airport
   55 John E. Devine Drive, Manchester NH 03103

Registration: 11:00-11:45 AM

Drawing of lots at 12pm sharp!
     No onsite entries after drawing of lots
     Players not in attendance will be withdrawn

Rounds:  As soon as possible after 12pm
   No byes or withdraws
   All players agree to all rounds

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided


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

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Lyndonville Quick Chess

Lyndonville
Sunday, 2 October 2016
The Grindstone Cafe, Lyndonville, VT

Grand Prix Points: 6

6 Game Swiss
Game/25; Delay/3

GTD $$$600
1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100, U1200 $100

Entry Fee: $25 (postmarked by 24 September)
$30 at site

The Grindstone Cafe
102 Depot Street, Lyndonville, VT 05851
Site is NOT wheelchair accessible

Registration: 9:00-9:45 AM

Rounds: 10AM – 11AM – 1PM – 2PM – 3PM – 4PM
½ point bye in rounds 1-5; must request by round 3

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

Submit Entries to:
Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110

Contact: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com;  http://www.relyeachess.com

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Manchester Senior Open

Senior Open
Saturday-Sunday, 22-23 October 2016
Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Manchester, NH

Grand Prix Points: 10
FIDE rated

4SS (4 round swiss)

Time Control: 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment
   Analog clocks not allowed

Entry Fee: $50 (by 15 October)
   $55 at site
   Date of Birth must be included with entry
   Open to players born before 23 October 1966

$$$1100 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
   *Age as of 22 October 2016

Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
  700 Huse Road, Manchester, NH 03103; phone: 603-641-4900
   HR $119 by 23 Sept (mention Relyea Chess Tournament rate)

Registration: 9:00-9:45 AM

Rounds: Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm & Sun: 10:00am - 4:00pm
   One ½ point bye rounds 1-3

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided


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

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Manchester Senior Blitz

Senior Blitz
Saturday, 22 Oct 2016
Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional Airport,
Manchester, NH

5SS (5 round swiss)

Game/5, Delay/5

Entry Fee:
  $20 to players in Manchester Senior Open
  $25 otherwise
  Date of Birth must be included with entry
  Open to players born before 23 October 1966

80% of entry fees returned as prizes

Courtyard Marriott Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
  700 Huse Road, Manchester, NH 03103; phone: 603-641-4900
  HR $119 by 23 Sept (mention Relyea Chess Tournament rate)

Registration: 8:00-8:45 PM

Round 1 at 9:00 PM, rest ASAP


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

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