Tuesday, October 13, 2009

15th annual BU Open, Sat Nov 7

The Boston University Chess Club
(in association with the Boylston Chess Foundation)
presents the 15th annual
Boston University Open Chess Tournament
  • 4-SS, G/60
  • 3 Sections OpenU1900U1600
  • Registration: 9:00 - 9:45 am
  • Rounds: 10:00, 12:30, 2:45, 5:00
  • Entry Fee:
$15…for BU students (BUID)
$20… if check received by Nov 6
$20 by web or email by 5 pm, Fri. Nov 6
(email-registrants must check in with the TD by 9:45 to be paired)
$30… for all others at site
GMs and IMs free entry.
  • No Computers, No Smoking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Parking in adjacent lot $6/day
  • USCF membership must be current.

Saturday, Nov. 7
Boston University
George Sherman Union -- Backcourt
775 Commonwealth Ave. Boston

Prize fund: $1000 b/100, minimum $500
Open section: 1st & 2nd, Top under 2200,
U1900 section: 1st & 2nd
U1600 section: 1st & 2nd, Top under 1200
Allan Ong Prize for the top undergraduate BU student
Trophies for 3-player teams: Top college, Top high school, Top elementary / middle school

Bring sets and clocks!

(Because prize checks will be mailed by Boston University, winner must provide home address & social security number to receive a check.)

Mail entries to BU Open Entries, c/o Robert Oresick, BUCC advisor
Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215

Please include:

check payable to BU Chess Club
your name
section desired: _____Open _____Under 1900 _____Under 1600
your school, if any
your email address

for more info contact: oresick@bu.edu

Partially funded by Boston University’s undergraduate student fee.

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