Thursday, May 19, 2022

Boylston Chess: Milestones Sunday ( OTB in club, with masks )


 Milestones Sunday  

DateSunday, May 22, 2022
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/45 d30
SectionsPlayers may be grouped into sections of six players by Rating; accelerated pairings may be used
Entry Fee$40, $25 for BCF members
PrizesNone; all proceeds will support the club
RegistrationOnline only - ends 9:30am May 22
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm

Limited to players born in 2001 or earlier, or college students. A player of college-student age not actually in college may be admitted at the TD's individual discretion.

Free parking on Sundays!
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Boylston Chess: Spring G/80


 Spring G/80  

DateSaturday, May 21, 2022
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/80 d10
SectionsOpen and U1800
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members. Free entry for BCF members rated 2300+.
Prizes$360 based on 25 paid entries: Open 1st $150, 2nd $90 U1800 1st $70, 2nd $50
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:45pm, 5:00pm
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. Sections may be merged if there are few players in one section.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Boylston Chess: Late Spring Six Week Swiss online


 Late Spring Six-Week Swiss Online  


Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Tuesday, May 24
Tuesday, May 31
Tuesday, June 7
Tuesday, June 14


6SS, 1 lichess game per Tuesday night set up by individual challenge

Open: G/60 + 10 sec, U1900: G/45 + 5 sec

Open & U1900 (Unrated); accelerated pairings may be used

$40, $25 for BCF members

Open: $120-$80 based on 10 players; U1900: Trophy to 1st Place

Deadline 6/7/2022 @ 6 PM

Tuesday at 6:30 PM unless two players agree to reschedule

Contact info: TD Nick Sterling. E-mail: 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.

Current Pre-Registration List

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Boylston Chess: May Quads (OTB in club)



DateSaturday, May 14, 2022
Event Format3RR
Time ControlG/60 d10
Entry Fee$20, $35 for non-members
PrizesNone, all proceeds will support the club
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm

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

** A current USCF membership is required. **
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Saturday, May 07, 2022

Boylston Chess: Rapid Quads (OTB in club)



DateWednesday, May 11, 2022
Event Format3RR
Time ControlG/25 + 5
Entry Fee$20, $25 for non-BCF members
Prizes$80 First place in top quad, $50 First place in each of the other quads
Registration6:45pm - 6:55pm
Round Times7:00pm, rest ASAP
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Boylston Chess: Help Ukraine Women's Chess Match


Round 2 Wallchart –  

Help Ukraine - Women's Chess Match

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Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 896 5681 4185
Passcode: 897937
DateSunday May 15
Event Format4 game match
Time ControlG/90 + 30
Entry FeeFree entry for all
Round Times10:00am & 3:00pm
DescriptionThe Boylston Chess Foundation is pleased to host a 4 game match between WIM Kateryna Odnorozhenko and rising star Kelsey Liu to help raise donations for Ukrainians affected by the war.

Donate to Nova Ukraine

Donations are welcome in advance or on site. Free entrance to all, and Ukrainian and Chinese food will be provided. Please register in advance to help plan for food quantities.

*If you are interested in playing a match on either or both of the two days, additional women/girl players are welcome.*
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List

Boylston Chess: $15 Open (OTB in club)


 $15 Open  

DateSaturday, May 7, 2022
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 D10
SectionsOpen & U1800
Entry Fee$15
PrizesNone, all proceeds will support the club
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionOver the board Saturday tournament.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List