Sunday, November 18, 2018

Boylston Chess: Milestones Sunday





banner:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.



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DateSunday, November 25, 2018
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/80 d10
SectionsPlayers will be arranged in groups of 6 by rating, to the extent possible.
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members; $5 more if not registering online in advance.
PrizesTBA
Registration9:30am-9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:45pm, 5:00pm
DescriptionOpen to all players born in 1997 or earlier.
Accelerated pairings may be used. Free parking on Sundays!
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List








Boylston Chess: Thanksgiving Open

banner:  Tony  Cortizas, Jr.




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DateSaturday, November 24, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen, U2000, & U1500
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members; $5 more if not registering online in advance. Free entry for BCF members rated 2300+, but entry fee deducted from won prize.
Prizes$$360 GUARANTEED: Open 1st $150, 2nd $90 U2000 1st $70, U1500 1st $50
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionSections with fewer than 10 players may be combined.
In accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section. Rated players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List








Sunday, November 11, 2018

Boylston Chess: November Scholastics

banner:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.




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DateSunday, November 18, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/30 d5
Sections14 & Under, 8 & Under, and Non-USCF
Entry Fee$25, $20 for BCF members; $5 more if not registering online in advance.
PrizesTrophies for 1st/2nd each age group and non-USCF section, medal for 3rd
Registration10:00am - 10:20am
Round Times10:30am, 11:50am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Description14 & Under and 8 & Under sections are USCF rated, and USCF membership is required. The Non-USCF section is open to all players who are no more than 14 years old (both rated and unrated players), and will not be rated by the USCF; thus, USCF membership is not required for the Non-USCF section
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List









Boylston Chess: Greg Hager Memorial

banner:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.





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DateSaturday, November 17, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members; $5 more if not registering online in advance. Free entry for BCF members rated 2300+, but entry fee deducted from won prize.
Prizes$$400 Guaranteed: Open 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50 U1900 1st $100
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionIn accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section. Rated players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List









Friday, November 09, 2018

MIT Fall Tournament


MIT Stata Center



2018 MIT Fall Tournament 




A rated USCF tournament hosted at the MIT Stata Center on
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Come join us for a fun half-day of chess on Monday, November 12th! 
We will be hosting the tournament at the beautiful MIT Stata Center.

Previous results are linked here
Our last tournament was the 2018 MIT Spring Open, linked here!

 

Format

 4SS G/25 d5

Schedule

9-9:45am Registration and Check-in
Rounds: 10am – 11:15am – 1:00pm – 2:20pm

 Registration

9-9:45am Registration and Check-in
4SS G/25d5, Rounds: 10am – 11:15am – 1:00pm – 2:20pm

Location

MIT Stata Center (32 Vassar St)
32-124 & 32-144 (first floor)

Prizes and Fees

$700 Total Prize Fund
Open: 1st: $200 2nd: $100 3rd: $50
U1800: 1st: $120 2nd: $60 3rd: $30
U1400: 1st: $80 2nd: $40 3rd: $20
Unrated: 1st: 2/3 of total entry fees in the section; 2nd: 1/3 of total entry fees
Calculation based on 50 paid entries, adjusted accordingly.
EF: $25 advance, $30 at door ($10 MIT student discount). $10 for unrated section. Titled players (IM and GM) free.

Registration


At Door

  • We only accept cash and checks at the door.

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Boylston Chess: Alan Price returns.


Alan Price at the Harvard Open 2018   photo:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.


Alan Price, long time player at the Boylston,  will be returning to Boston to become the new Director of the Kennedy Library.

Congrats and welcome back.






Sunday, November 04, 2018

Boylston Chess: $15 Open

banner:  Tony Cortizas, Jr.




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DateSaturday, November 10, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen, U2000, & U1500
Entry Fee$15 in advance, $30 at door, $20 for BCF members at door. Free entry for BCF members rated 2300+, but entry fee deducted from prize won.
Prizes$$300 Guaranteed: Open: $150-$50, U2000: $60, U1500: $40
Registration9:15am-9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionOPEN TO FIRST 56 PLAYERS TO REGISTER; no refund of advance entries.
Sections with fewer than 10 players may be combined
In accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section. Rated players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List