New York Under 1800 Chess Tournament!
Sunday, January 9, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Sunday January 9, 2011:
New York Winter
4-Rounds, Swiss-System Tournament, 50 Minutes Per Player (Game/50), open to players rated Under 1800 or Unrateds. Entry Fee: $40, Marshall Club Members $30-- $5 LESS to players also entering January 8th Sat. Game/45 Grand Prix! ENTRY FEES $2 LESS for players registering online no later than the Thursday before the tournament! $2 ADVANCE ENTRY FEE DISCOUNT APPLIES ONLY FOR PLAYERS REGISTERING ONLINE! NO OTHER ADVANCE ENTRY DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE!
*** $10 EXTRA to “enter” by phone! ***
1st - $150, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50
($75 prize limit to Unrated Players)
Top-Scoring Player Rated Under 1600 - $95
Top-Scoring Player Rated Under 1400 - $85
All prizes based on 32 paid entries
Game Times: 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm.
Players who register in advance should be at the Marshall Chess Club when their first game begins. Players who do not register in advance must register at site, at least 15 minutes before their first game. On-site registration IS ONLY ON THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT, AFTER 11:10 AM. Limit of two half-point byes available (must commit before 2 pm). Re-entry: $20.
Current membership in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all participants (in any USCF-rated tournament). USCF membership dues may be paid when registering for the tournament, by adding the cost of a USCF membership to your entry order, on the first page. USCF Membership dues are not refundable.
Entry fees less $3 service charge refunded to players who notify the Tournament Director that they will withdraw from the tournament NO LATER THAN THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT. $5 service charge for each player refund requested on the Friday before the tournament-- BEFORE 8 pm. NO EMAIL RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT.
$5 service charge for each player refund requested by phone on the day of the tournament-- AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE GAME BEGINS. ** NO REFUNDS ALLOWED AFTER 15 MINUTES BEFORE GAME BEGINS. NO REFUNDS TO PLAYERS WHO FORFEIT WITHOUT PROPER ADVANCE NOTICE (NO-SHOWS)! **
NO MAIL ENTRIES! Questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org (no email received after 8 pm the Friday before the tournament), or call: 845-569-9969 or 212-477-3716.
*** NO ONLINE ENTRIES AFTER THE THURSDAY BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT! *** Players who register online no later than the Thursday before the tournament should print out their registration confirmation AND BRING IT WITH THEM TO THE TOURNAMENT. THIS WILL BE YOUR ONLY ENTRY CONFIRMATION!
WE DO NOT "CONFIRM" ENTRY CONFIRMATIONS-- by phone, mail or email! If you did NOT receive a confirmation of your online registration, that means your online payment was not sucessfully received, and you are NOT registered for the tournament.
When & Where
Chess Center of New York
America's Strongest Juniors, Tournament Players and Beginners!