Blitz Chess Tournament 6/3/2023

the Corvallis Chess Club will be hosting a 3+2 speed chess tournament on Saturday, June 3rd at Memorial Middle School in Albany, OR

Registration will run from 9-9:45, and play starts at 10:00am.  

Time control: 3 minutes, 2 sec. bonus. 10 rounds swiss pairing. (A chess clock is used, Each player has 3 minutes for all their moves plus 2 seconds is added each time they move. Swiss pairing: after the first round, players with similar scores will play each other.)

Entry fee is $10.  

Please let Phil Schapke Mendez know by Friday afternoon, June 2nd, if you plan to attend. I need first/last name, USCF ID, expiration date, and section you intend to play in. 

Two sections:  Adult/Open, and K-8.  If there are enough players, I may add a K-5. Students K-12 who do not currently possess USCF ID’s:  USCF ID’s are included in the registration cost. Just let me know ahead of time. 

The minimum cash prize for the open is $30. Other prizes TBD based on turnout. 

Please park and enter through the main entrance to Memorial MS off of Queen Ave in Albany. I believe there will be a plant sale going on as well… 

Coffee and food will be available next door at the Dairy Mart.