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Copy of New Yorker Masters!

Chess Center of New York

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Copy of New Yorker Masters!

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Tournament Participant, Master Section: Late Entry Until At Least 1 Hour Before Your Game   more info Ended $40.00 $0.00
Tournament Participant, Under 2200 Section: Late Entry Until At Least 1 Hour Before Your Game   more info Ended $30.00 $0.00
USCF Premium Adult Membership, includes 12 monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   more info Ended $46.00 $0.00
USCF Online Adult Membership (DOES NOT INCLUDE TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE), allows access to "Chess Life Online"   more info Ended $37.00 $0.00
USCF Premium Young Adult Membership, age 24/below, includes 12 monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   more info Ended $33.00 $0.00
USCF Online Young Adult Membership (DOES NOT INCLUDE TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE), age 24/below, allows access to "Chess Life Online"   more info Ended $23.00 $0.00
USCF Premium Youth Membership, age 15/below, includes 6 bi-monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   more info Ended $25.00 $0.00
USCF Online Youth Membership (DOES NOT INCLUDE TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE), age 15/below, allows access to "Chess Life Online"   more info Ended $19.00 $0.00
USCF Premium Scholastic Membership, age 12/below, includes 6 bimonthly issues of "Chess Life for Kids" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   more info Ended $24.00 $0.00
USCF Online Scholastic Membership (DOES NOT INCLUDE TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE), age 12/below, allows access to "Chess Life For Kids Online"   more info Ended $17.00 $0.00
USCF Senior Membership, age 65/over, includes 12 monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   more info Ended $37.00 $0.00

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Event Details

 

 

This Thursday, May 31,  2012

New York City

The First New Yorker Masters!! 

 

      Four-Round, Swiss-System Chess Tournament (no elimination),  Game/25 minutes plus 5-second time-delay per player, per move (30 minutes per player if not using a delay clock), in  the Third Floor Conference Center of the historic New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street,  across the street from Penn Station (near 33rd Street PATH trains), New York City!

 

 Primo Spot Guide To Street Parking In Midtown Manhattan:   You choose location, time and duration  (for example, 481 Eighth Avenue, 6 pm Thursdays for six hours)

 

 

 

$$1,500  GUARANTEED PRIZES! 

 In 2 separate sections

 

1. Masters'  Section  20 Grand Prix Points!

    Open to all players currently or formerly rated over 2199 USCF or FIDE, as well as anyone who scored 2½ points or more in any "4 Rated Games Tonight!" Action Tournament since January 2011! 

1st - $400  2nd - $200  3rd - $100
Top-Scoring Player rated Under 2400: $150 

 


2. Under 2200 Section 
1st - $200  2nd - $100
Top-Scoring Player rated Under 1800: $100


 

 

NEW!! Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes!

 

1st Team $150  2nd  Team $100 

 

Bonus Prizes awarded to the two top-scoring male/female teams in all sections, but the average rating of the two players must be Under 2200!

Teammates may play in different sections-- no age restrictions!

Father/daughter, brother/sister, wife/husband, friend/friend teams welcome-- 

team possibilities are limited only by your imagination

 (sorry, no pets)!

Teams must declare by Round 2 (teammate pairings will be avoided but are possible).

THERE IS NO EXTRA CHARGE TO ALSO REGISTER AS A MIXED DOUBLES TEAM!

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE ON A TEAM TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT!

The Mixed Doubles Prizes are special Bonus Prizes-- JUST for the Mixed Doubles Teams!!

 

This is the first Thursday Night Action tournament ever

 to award Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes--

DOUBLE YOUR FUN AND BE PART OF CHESS HISTORY!

 

 

Two separate playing options!

 

7:00 PM Schedule:  all 4 games are Game/25 + 5-second-delay (delay clocks) or Game/30 + 0-second delay (non-delay clocks). On-site registration ends Thursday 6:45 pm.
Round times:  Thursday 7:00 pm, 8:15 pm, 9:30 pm and 10:45 pm.

7:30 PM Schedule   (Round 1 only is Quick-rated (Game/15 (plus 3-second delay),  and then your score in Round 1 carries over into Round 2 of the 7:30 PM Schedule, at 8:15 pm! On-site registration ends 7:15 pm.

 

     Both schedules merge and compete for the same prizes within each section.

 

     On-site registration is only for players who have not registered in advance! Players who have already registered in advance DO NOT also need to register on site-- just be at the tournament in time for your first game!

 

        ENTER ON-LINE HERE UNTIL 5:30 pm Thursday:  $40 per player (Masters' Section), or $30 per player (Under 2200 Section).

      After 5:30 pm, enter on-site at the New Yorker Hotel only. .

 

     Entry fee discounts: $5 less to everyone who has played in at least four or more "4 Rated Games Tonight!" Thursday Night Action tournaments since January 2011! To apply the $5 discont online, type "GOODCUSTOMER" (all caps, no spaces) where it says "Promotional Code" in blue letters, near the bottom right-hand side of the ticket page, right above where it says "ORDER"). 

GMs free ($25 from prize),  free to specified Greater New York Scholastic Prizewinners!
 

      Half-point byes limit of 2; commit before 8:15 pm (limit of one bye towards class prize). Re-entry: half price! 


      Official May USCF ratings (and CCA minimum ratings, if any) used, except unoffical ratings at uschess.org usually used for players who would otherwise be unrated.  Current U.S. Chess Federation membership is required to participate (in any USCF-rated tournament), and membership dues may be paid when registering for tournament.

         

     USCF Membership dues are forwarded to the USCF-- membership dues are not refundable.

      Questions: email us at chesscentr@aol.com,  or call us at 845-569-9969.

       To withdraw from the tournament thru 6 pm, email us at chesscentr@aol.com,  or call us at 845-569-9969.

     After 6 pm,  call 845-569-9969, or 212-971-0101 and speak to the Tournament Director-- DO NOT LEAVE ANY MESSAGES WITH THE HOTEL SWITCHBOARD, as these are unlikely to be received in time to prevent you from losing on forfeit!).  No refunds for players who do not show up for their tournament game and do not provide the Tournament Director with at least one hour notice that they will not be coming (resulting in a "no show" forfeit loss).

  

       Chief TD:  Steve Immitt,  IO, NTD, FA

 

 

A limited number of  sets, delay clocks and boards is supplied!


 

 

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481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street
New York

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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