Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Come to IS 318's Tuesday Night G/30 Tournaments

 These tournaments are great because:
1. They're over by 9:30 so you aren't tired for work
2. Entry fee is just $20/15 and 90% of the money is returned in prizes.
3. They're strong-- This summer GM Michael Rohde and IM yury Lapshun played, along with a number of masters and experts.
4. You're helping chess-loving children strengthen their brains!
Please come! If you can't make this one, come next month: they will be held the last two Tuesdays of each month

2010 Fall Action Tournaments at IS 318
September 21 at 6:00pm - September 28 at 9:30pm

LocationIS 318k - 101 Walton St., Brooklyn, NY

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More Info
Fall Chess Action Series # 1 (USCF Dual Rated)
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 + Tuesday,September 28, 2010
6 Rounds of G/30 (3 rounds each night)

.........Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - Check-in/registration ends at 6:10pm
Round 1 - 6:15pm
Round 2 - 7:20pm
Round 3 - 8:25pm

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - Check-in/registration ends at 6:10pm
Round 4 - 6:15pm
Round 5 - 7:20pm
Round 6 - 8:25pm

Entry Fee= $20, $15 for players under 18 years of age. Cash only.

Prizes: Based on entries. 90% of the EFs will be awarded as prizes. Other 10% goes to supplement rating fees and other organizer costs.

Prizes below represent the proportion of money leftover after 10% of entries is deducted for organizer's costs.

Open Section (Active USCF membership required)
1st Place - 35%
2nd Place - 20%
3rd Place- 15%
4th Place- 10 %

Top Player Under 2000 - 10%

Top Player under 1800 - 10%

To register email - Shaun Smith at, after registering be prepared to pay your EF in cash before the first round of the tournament.

Re-Entry/Late Entry- Players can enter the tournament late with half pt. byes for all rounds, with up to 3 byes for the entire tournament. Re-entry is available for $10 for all players.

Email ssmith@chessintheschools with your questions.

This event was created to provide NYC chess players with an inexpensive option where the prizes go to the players! All in cash!!

Clocks and sets provided (Bring time delay clock if available)

Invite your friends.


Anonymous said...

I thought you were morally opposed to G/30?

Matan said...

Sigh, class Tuesday and Thursday nights. I wish these things were on Wednesdays.