** THIRTY GRAND PRIX POINTS! **
This Thursday, June 23, 2011:
Action Chess Championship!
4-Rounds, Swiss-System Chess Tournament, 30 Minutes per player (Game/30)!
$$1,500 GUARANTEED PRIZES!!
Two separate sections.
1. Open Section, open to all.
Prizes: 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $140, 4th - $100,
Top-Scoring Player Under 2400 (or Unrated) - $160
2. Under 2200 Section, open to players rated Under 2200, or Unrated players.
Prizes: 1st - $150, 2nd - $100,
($100 prize limit to Unrated players)
Top-Scoring Player Rated Under 2000 - $100
Entry Fee: $40, Marshall Club Members $30-- ENTRY FEES $2 LESS for players registering online no later than the Wednesday before the tournament! $2 ADVANCE ENTRY FEE DISCOUNT APPLIES ONLY FOR PLAYERS REGISTERING ONLINE! NO OTHER ADVANCE ENTRY DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE!
Round times: 7 pm, 8:15 pm, 9:30 pm, 10:45 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 6:00 PM. Limit of two half-point byes available if committed to before 8:15 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 JUNE 22nd. NO EMAIL RECEIVED AFTER 9 PM JUNE 22nd!
$5 service charge for each player refund requested by phone on the day of the tournament-- AT LEAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE GAME BEGINS. ** NO REFUNDS ALLOWED AFTER 30 MINUTES BEFORE GAME BEGINS. NO REFUNDS TO PLAYERS WHO FORFEIT WITHOUT PROPER ADVANCE NOTICE (NO-SHOWS)! **
NO PHONE ENTRIES! NO MAIL ENTRIES! Questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org (no email received after 9 pm on June 22nd), or call: 845-569-9969 or 212-477-3716.
*** NO ONLINE ENTRIES AFTER JUNE 22nd *** Players who register online no later than the Tuesday 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!