14th Western Mass Open

Evening Star Lodge

Event Overview

PRIZE FUND: $510 based on 25 Rated Players.

SECTIONS:                                    PRIZES:

  OPEN                      1st $140, 1st U-2000 $100, 1st U-1800  $60

  U-1600                     1st $100, 1st U-1400   $70, 1st Unrated players only eligible for $40

FORMAT: 4 Games Swiss System (No elimination).

Time Control G/60;d10

BYES: Limit of one 1/2-point bye, available for any planned missed game, specified with entry.

CHESS SETS, and CHESS CLOCKS will be provided. However, if you have a set you would rather use, you may substitute your equipment for any round with the approval of the player of the black pieces for that pairing.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OPTIONS: Send REGISTRATION FORM and Check payable to W.M.C.A by U.S. mail to: ED KOSTREBA, 45 FAIRVIEW ST., PALMER, MA   01069, postmarked by March 11th. OR by PayPal or VENMO to Click here to show mail address (include Registration Form information as a note during PayPal payment, or via e-mail, or phone text message) by March 14th.

ADVANCE ENTRY FEE: Rated players $30, New and Unrated players, $5.

AT SITE REGISTRATION: Saturday 8:30am - 9:00am

AT SITE ENTRY FEE (Check or Cash): Rated players $35, New, and unrated players, $10

ROUND TIMES:       9:30am,          12:15pm,        2:30pm,          4:45pm                                                                             


WMCA MEMBERSHIP: $15 per year NOT required. It includes the WMCA Free tournament & $5 off at WMCA tournaments, including this one, voting rights, & any privileges added during membership.


195 Laurel Street
Lee, MA 01238
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $510
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

The Western Massachusetts Chess Association
Email: wmass-chess@comcast.net
Phone: 413-668-4589