15th WMCA Free

Holyoke Public Library

Event Overview

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023

FREE USCF rated event

Prizes:  1ST: $160 TOP A: $100 TOP B: $80 TOP C: $70 TOP U1400: $50 TOP UNRATED: $40

Registration: 8:30 - 9:15am on-site

Rounds: 10:00 am, 12:45 pm, 3:15 pm, 5:30 pm

Format : 4R/SS, G/60 ; d10

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 or before round 2 pairing at tournament.


  • *Free to WMCA members*
  • WMCA memberships Required: $15/Year, (Cash or Check)
  • If your WMCA Membership expires on or before 9/16/2023, you must renew at the tournament
  • U.S.C.F. membership is required: (Cash or Check)
  • Both memberships may be purchased together at Door Registration

Advanced Entries:


Questions : Gaetano : (413) -356-0303 gbompastore@gmail.com

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Name: __________________________________

Name of Tournament: ______________________________________________

 ½ Point Bye Requested Round: _________

Section: (If Applicable) ________________________

U.S.C.F. ID. No. & expiration (If member): ________________________________

E-mail address: __________________________Phone#: ___________________ Entry Fee: $ FREE

U.S. Chess Federation membership Fee: $______ (Fill out USCF Membership Form)

W.M.C.A. membership (Circle one) NEW    RENEWING: $__________ Total: $__________


250 Chestnut Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $500 Guaranteed
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Western Massachusetts Chess Association
Email: gbompastore@gmail.com
Phone: 4133560303