Friday, November 19, 2021

Boylston Chess: Thanksgiving Quads

 


Thanksgiving Quads

Date
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Event Format
3RR
Time Control
G/65 d10
Sections
Quads
Entry Fee
$20, $35 for non-members
Prizes
$80 top section, $50 other sections
Registration
9:30am-9:45am
Round Times
10:00am, 1:15pm, 3:45pm
Description
Masks required for all players

ABSOLUTELY NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AFTER 9:45am.
 
No byes or withdrawals are allowed. 
All rounds must be played.
 
** A current USCF membership is required. **

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Boylston Chess: Milestones Sunday (OTB in club)

 


 

Milestones Sunday

Date
Sunday, November 14, 2021
 
Event Format
3SS
 
Time Control
G/45 d30
 
Sections
One section, accelerated pairings may be used
 
Entry Fee
$40, $25 for BCF members
 
Prizes
None; all proceeds will support the club
 
Registration
Online only - ends 9:30am November 14
 
Round Times
10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm
 
Description
Over the board (OTB) event!

Limited to players born in 2000 or earlier, or college students. A player of college-student age not actually in college may be admitted at the TD's individual discretion.

Masks required for all players.

Free parking on Sundays!
 
Event Dates
Sunday, November 14

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Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Boylston Chess: Friday Night Blitz (OTB in club)

 


 

Friday Night Blitz

Date
Friday, November 12, 2021
Event Format
6SS, double round swiss
Time Control
G/5 d0
Sections
One section
Entry Fee
$10$, $15 for non-BCF members
Prizes
Based on entries
Registration
7:30-7:40pm
Round Times
Round 1 at 7:45pm, rest ASAP

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Thursday, November 04, 2021

Boylston Chess: $15 Open

 


 $15 Open

Date
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Event Format
4SS
Time Control
G/60 d10
Sections
Open & U1800
Entry Fee
$15
Prizes
None, all proceeds will support the club
Registration
9:30am-9:45am
Round Times
10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
Description
Over the board Saturday tournament.

Registration limited to 50 players.

Masks required for all players & spectators.

USCF membership required, players rated >=1600 may play in the open section.

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Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Boylston Chess: Friday Night Blitz (OTB at the club)

 


 

 
 
 
 
 DateFriday, November 5, 2021
 Event Format6SS, double round swiss
 Time ControlG/5 d0
 SectionsOne section
 Entry Fee$10, $15 for non-BCF members
 PrizesBased on entries
 Registration7:30-7:40pm
 Round TimesRound 1 at 7:45pm, rest ASAP
 Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Monday, November 01, 2021

Boylston Chess: Nov Thursday Night Swiss (OTB at the club)

 


 

November Thursday Night Swiss

Date
Thursdays, November 4 - December 2
Event Format
4SS
Time Control
40/90 SD/20 d5
Sections
Open & U1900
Entry Fee
$20, $35 for non-members
Prizes
$300 based on 25 entries: Open $125, $75; U1900 $60 $40
Description
Over the board event, masks required for all players

Tournament not held on Thanksgiving.
Event Dates
Thursday, November 4
Thursday, November 11
Thursday, November 18
Thursday, December 2


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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Boylston Chess: Friday Night Blitz (OTB in club)

 


 

Friday Night Blitz

Date
Friday, October 29, 2021
Event Format
6SS, double round swiss
Time Control
G/5 d0
Sections
One section
Entry Fee
$10, $15 for non-BCF members
Prizes
Based on entries
Registration
7:30-7:40pm
Round Times
Round 1 at 7:45pm, rest ASAP

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Monday, October 25, 2021

 


 BCF Annual Meeting

Date
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Description
On Tuesday, October 26th the Boylston Chess Foundation will hold our Annual Membership Meeting.

On this important night, we will conduct our annual election of Officers and Board Members. The meeting will start at 7:00pm, and the election will be held shortly thereafter.

Please come to this important event, and help determine the future of our non-profit organization.

The meeting will be held virtually. You can join the zoom meeting with this link: 
 
 https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83404585114?pwd=Z3F5dTJyUnEwOWUrR2pZOGhwUEYrUT09

 To be eligible to vote, you must be a member in good standing at the time of our Annual Meeting, and have been a member for a least one month at any time prior to the date of the meeting. Our membership vote is non-binding, and must be ratified by the current Board of Directors.

We hope that every member who is able to, attends our annual meeting on October 26. Together, we can continue to strengthen our foundation and give it a bright future!

Friday, October 22, 2021

Boylston Chess: Bughouse

 


 

Bughouse Tournament

Date
Friday, October 22, 2021
Event Format
6SS, double round swiss
Time Control
G/3 d0
Sections
One section
Entry Fee
$20, $25 for non-BCF members (per person)
Prizes
$400 based on 24 players (12 teams): $200-$100, Top team in bottom half by pre-event rating $100
Registration
8:30pm-8:55pm
Round Times
Round 1 at 9:00pm, rest ASAP
Description
Join us for a bughouse tournament, starting immediately after the Friday Night Blitz tournament.

Bughouse is a chess variant played with a partner on two boards. If you have a partner, please name them in the comments when registering. If you do not have a partner, you will be paired at the tournament.

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Friday Night Blitz

Date
Friday, October 22, 2021
Event Format
4SS
Time Control
G/5 d0
Sections
One section
Entry Fee
$10, $15 for non-BCF members
Prizes
$150 based on 20 entries: $100 1st, $50 2nd
Registration
6:30pm-6:55pm
Round Times
Round 1 at 7:00pm, rest ASAP
Description
Note earlier start time!

After the blitz tournament a Bughouse Tournament will be held.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Boylston Chess: Late Autumn Tuesday Night Swiss Online

 


 

Late Autumn Tuesday Night Swiss Online

Date
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Event Format
6SS, 1 lichess game per Tuesday night set up by individual challenge
Time Control
Open: G/60 + 10 sec, U1900: G/45 + 5 sec
Sections
Open & U1900 (Unrated); accelerated pairings may be used
Entry Fee
$40, $25 for BCF members
Prizes
Open: $120-$80 based on 10 players; U1900: Trophy to 1st Place
Registration
Deadline 11/23/2021 @ 6 PM
Round Times
Tuesday at 6:30 PM unless two players agree to reschedule
Description
Contact info: TD Nick Sterling. E-mail: boylstonchess@gmail.com. Text/cell: 781-733-0849.

If I do not have your e-mail and cell phone # already, please send those to me in case we have to contact each other.

If I do not have your lichess Username, please send that to me or include it in the comments in your Registration.

For Round 1, Pairings will be posted on Tuesday just after 6 PM on the Boylston CC website. The cutoff time for registration in time to play a Round is Tuesday at 6 PM. Any players who register subsequent to 6 PM will be skipped until the following week's Round. Each Round begins at 6:30 PM except for games whose start times were agreed in advance to be changed.

Rating with USCF will be delayed by 72 hours after the completion of the tournament to give lichess time to ensure Fair Play was observed in all games.

Players must join Zoom and Share their Screens or show their play areas in their camera views. The link will be sent to players by e-mail. Players with scores of at least +2, or in contention for a prize, may, at the TD's discretion, be required to provide at least two separate camera views on Zoom.

Players must be current Members of USCF for the OPEN SECTION ONLY, not the U1900.
Event Dates
Tuesday, November 2
Tuesday, November 9
Tuesday, November 16
Tuesday, November 23
Tuesday, November 30

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Boylston Chess: Fall Swiss

 


 

Fall Swiss

Date
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Event Format
3SS
Time Control
G/80 d5
Sections
Open & U1800
Entry Fee
$20, $35 for non-members
Prizes
$$360 GUARANTEED: Open 1st $150, 2nd $90 U1800 1st $70, 2nd $50
Registration
9:30am-9:45am
Round Times
10:00am, 1:45pm, and 5:00pm
Event Dates
Saturday, October 23

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Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Boylston Chess: Milestones Sunday (OTB in club)

 


 

 
 
DateSunday, October 31, 2021
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d10
SectionsOne section, accelerated pairings may be used
Entry Fee$40, $25 for BCF members
PrizesNone; all proceeds will support the club
RegistrationOnline only - ends 9:00am October 31
Round Times9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
DescriptionOver the board (OTB) event!

Limited to players born in 2000 or earlier, or college students.

Masks required for all players.

Free parking on Sundays!
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Friday, October 01, 2021

Boylston Chess: Hauptturnier Swiss (OTB in club)

 


 

Hauptturnier Swiss

Date
Mondays, October 4-25, 2021
Event Format
4SS
Time Control
G/90 d20
Sections
One section
Entry Fee
$25, $40 for non-BCF members
Prizes
Winner(s) receive free entry to Reubens Landey Qualifier 2022
Registration
6:30-6:45pm
Round Times
7:00pm
Event Dates
Monday, October 4
Monday, October 11
Monday, October 18
Monday, October 25

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Boylston Chess: Friday Night Blitz (OTB in club)

 


 

Friday Night Blitz

Date
Friday, October 1, 2021
Event Format
6SS, double round swiss
Time Control
G/5 d0
Sections
One section
Entry Fee
$10, $15 for non-BCF members
Prizes
Based on entries
Registration
7:30-7:40pm
Round Times
Round 1 at 7:45pm, rest ASAP

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Boylston Chess: Sept Quads (OTB in club)

 


 

September Quads

Date
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Event Format
3RR
Time Control
G/60 d10
Entry Fee
$20, $35 for non-members
Prizes
None, all proceeds will support the club
Registration
9:15am-9:45am; ABSOLUTELY NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AFTER 9:45AM.
Round Times
10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm
Description
Masks required for all players

ABSOLUTELY NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AFTER 9:45AM.

** No byes or withdrawals are allowed. All rounds must be played. **

** A current USCF membership is required. **

Register Online Now

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