14th WMCA Free

Holyoke Public Library

Event Overview

Free USCF rated event, $275 prize fund 100% GUARANTEED

Prizes: 1st: $75; Top A: $60; Top B: $50; Top C $40; Top U1400: $30; Top Unrated $20                                                             

Registration: 8:30 - 9:00am on-site

Rounds: 9:30am, 12:30pm, 2:45, 5:00


  • 4SS, Game in 60 minutes with a 5 second delay
  • Depending on the turnout, the draw may be split into sections or accelerated pairings may be used
  • Sets and 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.

Byes: Limit of one, 1/2-point bye requested with entry


  • Free to WMCA members
  •  WMCA membership:  $15 (cash or check)
  • WMCA Benefits include $5 off at every other WMCA tournament during 1 year of membership.
  • Each year-long WMCA membership is good for only one WMCA Free (e.g. a membership purchased last year to play in last year's WMCA Free is not good for this year’s WMCA Free).
  • U.S.C.F. membership is required (cash or check)
  • Both memberships may be purchased at registration

Questions: Ed (413) 668-4589 or cadcamsv@comcast.net


250 Chestnut St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

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

Organizer Overview

Ed Kostreba
Email: cadcamsv@comcast.net
Phone: 413-668-4589

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