October and November Chess Tournaments

posted Oct 10, 2011, 4:21 AM by Amity Chess
Amity Chess Club
Fall Chess Tournaments
October 21 and November 4, 2011
7 PM

Date:    October 21 and November 4, 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.


    On-site registration only.  Please arrive early