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Danville Open

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


Grand Prix Points: 6

Three (3) Sections
  - Open (FIDE rated)
  - U1600
  - U1250

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
  - U1250: TBD
  - $50 prize for best game donated by sponsor

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
  - $50 for Open and U1600 sections; $25 for U1250 section (postmarked by 16 September 2017)
  - $55 for Open and U1600 sections; $30 for U1250 section 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

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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

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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

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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

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WN 2017 G/25;D3 QUICK

WNQ
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury MA
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Grand Prix Points: 6


5 round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

PRIZE FUND (75% returned):
  - 1st $200, 2nd $100 (top 2 prizes guaranteed)
  - Other prizes are based on 75% of entries 

ENTRY FEE:
  - $30 by 10 November
  - $35 after 10 November 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:
  - 9:15AM to 9:45AM

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10:00AM - 11:15AM - 1:15PM - 2:30PM - 3:45PM
  - 1 half point bye rounds 1-4, must request before round 3

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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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

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Portsmouth Open

Portsmouth
Holiday Inn Portsmouth, Portsmouth, NH
Saturday-Sunday, January 13-14, 2018

FIDE rated; GPP 20 (enhanced)

Four (4) ROUND SWISS

Two (2) SECTIONS
  - Open; FIDE rated
  - U1750 (open to 1749 & under)

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

PRIZE FUND ($2100 GTD)
  - Open: 1st $550, 2nd $300, U2250 $125, U2000 $125
  - U1750: 1st $500, 2nd $250, U1500 $100, U1250 $100

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $62 advance (must be postmarked by 9 December 2017)
  - $67 after 6 January and on site
  - US Chess Membership Required 

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
  - Accelerated pairings may be used

LOCATION
  - Holiday Inn Portsmouth (603-431-8000)
  - Room rate $89.00  by 13 December (mention Relyea Chess, code RCT)
  - 300 Woodbury Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  - Hotel requests that you consume all outside food in your sleeping room

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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