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2016 US Girl's Junior Championship

Closed

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

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CHAMPIONSHIP
  PLAYER RATING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 total
1  WIM Annie Wang   2061    1.0  1.0
2  WIM Agata Bykovtsev   2158  0.5  0.5
3  WFM Evan Xiang   1806  0.5  0.5
4  WFM Emily Nguyen   1944  0.5  0.5
5  Carissa Yip   2196  1.0  1.0
6  Alice Dong   1953  0.0  0.0
7  WFM Jennifer Yu   2187  0.5  0.5
8  WCM Maggie Feng   2227  0.5  0.5
9  WCM Apurva Virkud   1913  0.5  0.5
10  WFM Joanna Liu   1850  0.0  0.0


PAIRINGS (white listed first)
round 1 WIM Wang vs. WFM Liu WIM Bykovtsev vs. WCM Virkud WFM Xiang vs. WCM Feng WFM Nguyen vs. WFM Yu Yip vs. Dong
round 2 WFM Liu vs. Dong WFM Yu vs. Yip WCM Feng vs. WFM Nguyen WCM Virkud vs. WFM Xiang WIM Wang vs. WIM Bykovtsev
round 3 WIM Bykovtsev vs. WFM Liu WFM Xiang vs. WIM Wang WFM Nguyen vs. WCM Virkud Yip vs. WCM Feng Dong vs. WFM Yu
round 4 WFM Liu vs. WFM Yu WCM Feng vs. Dong WCM Virkud vs. Yip WIM Wang vs. WFM Nguyen WIM Bykovtsev vs. WFM Xiang
round 5 WFM Xiang vs. WFM Liu WFM Nguyen vs. WIM Bykovtsev Yip vs. WIM Wang Dong vs. WCM Virkud WFM Yu vs. WCM Feng
round 6 WFM Liu vs. WCM Feng WCM Virkud vs. WFM Yu WIM Wang vs. Dong WIM Bykovtsev vs. Yip WFM Xiang vs. WFM Nguyen
round 7 WFM Nguyen vs. WFM Liu Yip vs. WFM Xiang Dong vs. WIM Bykovtsev WFM Yu vs. WIM Wang WCM Feng vs. WCM Virkud
round 8 WFM Liu vs. WCM Virkud WIM Wang vs. WCM Feng WIM Bykovtsev vs. WFM Yu WFM Xiang vs. Dong WFM Nguyen vs. Yip
round 9 Yip vs. WFM Liu Dong vs. WFM Nguyen WFM Yu vs. WFM Xiang WCM Feng vs. WIM Bykovtsev WCM Virkud vs. WIM Wang


TIEBREAK ORDER
1. Alice Dong
2. Maggie Feng
3. Emily Nguyen
4. Annie Wang
5. Evan Xiang
6. Agata Bykovtsev
7. Carissa Yip
8. Joanna Liu
9. Apurva Virkud
10. Jennifer Yu

BLITZ PLAYOFF RESULTS
  PLAYER RATING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 total
1  WFM Jennifer Yu   1881    0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  2.0
2  WFM Evan Xiang      1    1  0.5  1  0  1  0  0  0  4.5
3  WIM Agata Bykovtsev    1  0    0.5  1  1  1  0  0  0  4.5
4  WFM Joanna Liu   1857  1  0.5  0.5    0  0.5  0.5  0  0  0  3.0
5  WFM Emily Nguyen   1632  1  0  0  1    0.5  1  0.5  1  1  6.0
6  Carissa Yip   1610  0  1  0  0.5  0.5    0  0.5  1  0  3.5
7  WCM Apurva Virkud    1  0  0  0.5  0  1    0  0  0  2.5
8  WCM Maggie Feng   1805  1  1  1  1  0.5  0.5  1    0.5  0  6.5
9  WIM Annie Wang    1  1  1  1  0  0  1  0.5    0  5.5
10  Alice Dong    0  1  1  1  0  1  1  1  1    7.0


Players (click here for biographies): WCM Maggie Feng, WFM Jennifer Yu, Carissa Yip, WIM Annie Wang, WIM Agata Bykovtsev, WCM Apurva Virkud, WFM Emily Nguyen, WFM Joanna Liu, WFM Evan Xiang  and Alice Dong

Tournament Directors: Alex Relyea (FIDE arbiter) & Larry Cohen (National Arbiter)

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 2017 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. 



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
Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford, Saco,ME
Sat.-Sun.: 9-10 July 2016

FIDE rated
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (enhanced)

2016 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
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn (Auburn, Maine)
Sunday, 21 August 2016


Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 10 (enhanced)

3 Sections: Open, U1800 and U1300
  - Adult unrated may not enter U1300

Four (4) Round Swiss

Time Control:
  - Game/65, Delay/5

Prize Fund:
  - 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 (pay online):
  - Open & U1800: $35 postmarked by 15 August, $40 at site
  - U1300: $31 postmarked by 15 August, $36 at site

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

Registration: 9:00-9:45 AM

Round Times:

  - 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
  - One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-3
  - 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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76th New England Open

NEO
Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Burlington, Burlington, MA
Saturday-Monday, 3-5 September 2016


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

Six (6) Round Swiss

Time Control:
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment

Prize Fund ($4,000 GTD):
  - Championship: 1st $600, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, U2400 $250, U2200 $250   
            Revolving Trophy to all New England residents tied for first 
  - 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 26 August)
  - $80 at site 
  - $30 discount to players U1600 section rated 1000 or unrated; Free to GMs and IMs
  - Membership Required
  - Mass. residents: MACA ($12 adult, $6 junior U18, add $8 for optional Chess Horizons subscription), WMCA O.K. 
  - N.H. residents: NHCA ($8 adult, $6 junior U19, $10 with N.H. Chess Journal subscription). OSA

Registration: 
  - 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday 

Round Times:
  - 10am and 4pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  - Byes available in rounds 1-5, limit 2; must be requested before round 2

Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Burlington
  - 781-272-8800; 5 Wheeler Rd, Burlington, MA 01803
  - hotel room $119 by 19 August (click here for direct reservation link)
  - Complimentary shuttle within 5-mile radius of hotel; 6am-11pm daily; includes Anderson RTC

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 England Blitz Championship

NEO Blitz
Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Burlington, Burlington, MA
Sunday, 4 September 2016


Grand Prix Points: 6

Four (4) round double Swiss

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 NEO section
  - $25 otherwise
  - Membership Required
  - Mass. residents: MACA ($12 adult, $6 junior U18, add $8 for optional Chess Horizons subscription), WMCA O.K. 
  - N.H. residents: NHCA ($8 adult, $6 junior U19, $10 with N.H. Chess Journal subscription). OSA

Registration: 
  - 8:00-8:45 PM on Sunday 

Round Times:
  - 1st round at 9:00PM, rest ASAP

Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Burlington
  - 781-272-8800; 5 Wheeler Rd, Burlington, MA 01803
  - hotel room $119 by 19 August (click here for direct reservation link)
  - Complimentary shuttle within 5-mile radius of hotel; 6am-11pm daily; includes Anderson RTC

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 2016 Fall Open

WN Fall
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 25 September 2016


2 Sections: Open & U1600

Four (4) Round Swiss

Time Control:
  - Game/65, Delay/5

Prize Fund:
  - 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 (pay online): $30 by 18 September
  - $35 onsite

Registration: 9:00-9:45 AM

Round Times:

  - 10:00am – 1:00pm – 3:30pm – 6:00pm
  - One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-3
  - Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

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

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #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
The Grindstone Cafe, Lyndonville, VT
Sunday, 2 October 2016


Grand Prix Points: 6

Six (6) Round Swiss

Time Control:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

Prize Fund ($600):
  - 1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100, U1200 $100

Entry Fee (pay online): $25 by 24 September
  - $30 onsite

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

Registration: 9:00 - 9:45 AM

Round Times:

  - 10AM – 11AM – 1PM – 2PM – 3PM – 4PM
  - One 1/2 point bye in rounds 1-5, must request by 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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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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Vermont Open

Vermont Open
Saturday-Sunday, 29-30 October 2016
Contois Auditorium, City Hall, Burlington, VT

4SS (4 round swiss) in three (3) sections

Time Control: 40/90, SD/30 delay/5

Entry Fee:
    $48 for Open
    $38 for U1810
    $28 for U1410 ($18 for U1000 or Unrated in U1410 section)
    All entries $7 more after 10/27 or at site
Entrants must be members of the United States Chess Federation; USCF Dues may be paid with entry fee or at the playing site.

$$$1800 Prize Fund (based on 16 paid entries per section)
   OPEN: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, U2010 $150
   U1810: 1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, U1610 $150
   U1410: 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $75, U1210 $75, U1010 $50

Contois Auditorium, City Hall, 149 Church Street,
Burlington, VT 05401; 1.6 miles off Interstate 89, exit 14‐W

Registration: Saturday, 9:30‐10:30 AM

Rounds: Saturday, 11:00 and 4:00; Sunday, 10:00 and 3:15
   1/2‐point bye for rounds 1‐4 (1‐3 in Open) w/notice before round 1

Mail Entries To: David Carter, 36‐B Mansion Street, Winooski, VT 05404

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided


Sponsored by Vermont Chess Association, Chittenden County Chess Club, Relyea Chess and City of Burlington, VT

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