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Saco Quick Chess

saco
Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford (Saco, Maine)
Saturday, 15 September 2018


US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6

Six (6) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

PRIZE FUND ($600 GTD):
  - 1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100  
  - U1100/Unrated $100 prize

ENTRY FEE (pay online):
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/saco-quick-chess
  - $25 (postmarked by 8 September 2018)
  - $30 after 8 September or on site
  - US Chess membership required

REGISTRATION:
  - 9:00-9:45 AM

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10 – 11 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
  - 1/2 point byes available rounds 1-5; limit 2; must request before round 3

LOCATION:
  - Hampton Inn Saco/Biddeford
  - 48 Industrial Park Road, Saco, ME 04072

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 Saco Quick Chess on Square Market



WN FALL 2018 RBO

RBO
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 16 September 2018


Five (5) round Swiss
Open to Under 1200 or unrated

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/30, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND:
  - Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, U900, U600, U300 and top unrated

ENTRY FEE (pay online):
  - $20 advance (must be postmarked by 9 September)
  - $28 after 9 September 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.

REGISTRATION:
  - 8:45AM to 9:15AM

ROUND TIMES:
  - 9:30AM - 10:45AM - 12:45PM - 2:00PM - 3:15PM
  - 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

Pay online for WN FALL 2018 RBO on Square Market



Twin State G/50

TS
Bugbee Senior Center, White River Junction, VT
Saturday, 29 September 2018


Five (5) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - 5SS, G/50 d5
  - Each player has 50 minutes for each game, with a 5-second delay at each move.

GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND:
  - Place prizes $260 • $160 • $100
  - Under 2010 $140, Under 1760 $120, Under 1510 $100
  - Under 1260 $80, Under 960 $60, Unrated $40
Expected number of entrants: 24 to 30.
Total prizes will exceed total entry fees.

ENTRY FEE (register online):
  - $29.50 if received by September 27 (Thursday)
  - $35 on September 29
  - Exception: lower entry fee for unrated player: $16 by Sept 27 or $20 on Sept 29.
  - US Chess membership required; Dues may be paid with entry fee at a price $3 less than what USCF advertises. For information on USCF membership categories and dues, visit https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php/

LOCATION:
  - Bugbee Senior Center, 262 North Main Street, White River Junction, Vermont

REGISTRATION:
  - for at-site entrants on Sept 29: 8:45 a.m. to 9:35 a.m., or as late as 11:35 a.m. for someone who doesn’t play in Round 1.

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10:00AM - 12:00PM - 2:50PM - 4:50PM - 6:50PM
  - Lunch break from 1:45 to 2:45
  - Half-point bye OK for any one round if player requests it before 2:30


Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER:

Parker Montgomery, PO Box 831, Middlebury, VT 05753-0831; vermonty64@earthlink.net, mobile phone 802-349-7739. Advance entry fee may be sent via US Mail (postmarked not later than Tuesday, Sept 25) to his PO Box, or sent via PayPal.com to his email address. If sending via PayPal on Friday, September 28, please add $3.00 to the advertised advance entry fee amount, and send the money before 7:00 p.m.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS: Alex Relyea and Nita Patel have agreed to serve.

Sponsoring USCF affiliate is Twin State Monty (USCF ID A6033707)

Co-sponsor is Vermont Chess Association (USCF ID T5000947).

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Westford October Open

WOCT
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center; Westford, MA
Saturday-Sunday, 6-7 October 2018


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

Four (4) 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   - 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-october-open
  - $70 (postmarked by 29 September)
  - $80 after 29 September and at site
  - $30 discount to players in the U1600 section who rated under 1000 or unrated

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: $129, mention Westford October Open by 6 September 2018

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 Westford October Open on Square Market



Westford October Blitz

WOCTB
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center; Westford, MA
Saturday, 6 October 2018


Grand Prix Points: 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)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/westford-october-blitz
  - $20 for players in any Westford October Open section
  - $25 otherwise

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: $129, mention Westford October Open by 6 September 2018

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 Westford October Blitz 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

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 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)
  - 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

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 October Open by 6 December 2018

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 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

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)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/westford-january-blitz
  - $20 for players in any Westford January Open section
  - $25 otherwise

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 October Open by 6 December 2018

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 Westford January Blitz 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

Four (4) 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
  - 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

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 October Open by 14 March 2019

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 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

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)
  - https://squareup.com/store/relyea-chess/item/westford-april-blitz
  - $20 for players in any Westford April Open section
  - $25 otherwise

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 October Open by 14 March 2019

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 Westford April Blitz on Square Market



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