August Chess Tournament

posted Jul 31, 2011, 6:56 PM by Amity Chess
Amity Chess Club
August Chess Tournament
August 12, 2011
7 PM
See Flyer Here

Date:    August 12, 2011

Location:    St Paul's United Church of Christ
        1312 Old Swede Road, Douglassville PA 19518-8925

Format:  3-round Swiss.  Game/30 (digital clocks must be set to Game/25 with 5-sec delay.)

  • Round 1 will start at 7:00pm.
  • Succeeding games will start 5 minutes after completion of all games in the previous round.
  • Since there are no money and trophy prizes, half-point byes may be taken on any round.  If you have to leave early, you may take a half-point bye on the last round.  If you come in late, you may also take a half-point bye on the rounds that you missed.

USCF Section:
  • Only current USCF members may participate
  • Results will be submitted to USCF for regular and quick chess rating

Club Section:
  • USCF membership is not required.
  • Your rating from the past tournament will be used.
  • If you have a USCF rating, your USCF rating will be used.

Note:  If 12 or more players register, the group will be divided into 2 sections.  The lower group will be called something like U1200, whatever the median turns out to be.

Entry Fees:
  • USCF Tournament:    $0.50 per player
  • Club Tournament:    None

Prizes:  Bragging rights.  No money prizes.  No trophies either.

  • Last day of registration via email: August 11, 2011.
  • On-site registration will end at 6:50pm on the date of the tournament.  Players who have not registered at that time will only be given a half-point bye on the first round.  So, please register early.

To register, eMail the following information to

First Name & Last Name

email Address

USCF ID (if you are a USCF member):

Event playing: USCF-rated or Club