3 games at Corvallis High School. 3/31/2019, 12:45-3:30 All ages, all levels of experience. Just $5! Enter through the SW corner door off of 16th Street by the football stadium. Some games may run until 4. Boards and Clocks supplied. Players of similar abilities will play each other. Tournament is NWSRS rated.
ALBANY EARLY SPRING SPEED CHESS TOURNAMENT
When: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Where: Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany, OR
Entry fee: $10 plus + U. S. Chess Federation Membership: 1 yr. Adult $40, Young Adult(under 24) $26, Youth(under 15) $22, Scholastic(under 12) $17. Memberships may be purchased at the door.
Registration: Sat. 9:15-9:45 am
Rounds: Sat. 10:00, 10:25, 10:50, 11:15; lunch at 12 noon, 12:55 pm, 1:20, 1:45, 2:10, 2:35, 3:00, 3:25 (times subject to change as necessary).
Six players will involve a USCF-rated double round-robin (10 games). Twelve players will be a single round-robin(11 games). Other numbers of players will involve combined round-robin and Swiss pairing.
Time Controls: Game in 5 minutes. A five second time delay permitted.
Prizes: 1st $40, 2nd $20, 3rd $10; 1st under 18 yrs. age $10, based on 10 players. More or less than 10 players will be pro-rated.
Bring your chess sets and chess clocks.
For more info contact tournament director Jim Nelson 541-248-3594
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