1st Burlington Tornado

University of Vermont - Marsh Life Science Room 129

Event Overview

The 1st Burlington Tornado will take place on April 28th. Estimated $1000 in prizes! 

This event is a 2x multiplier in the 2024 New England Grand Prix. Full information about the Grand Prix can be found at newenglandchess.org

Use this form to register in advance. https://forms.gle/zjFW3TbsJx7i6E3K9

Send entry fees to Hayden Collins via PayPal at hayden.collins@uvm.edu or Venmo @collinshayden. Advance entry is highly preferred. 


Format: 4SS 55d5. USCF rated. 

Sections: Open, U1700

Entry fee: $35 for both Open/U1700 if sent on/before 4/27. $40 onsite. 

Schedule: On-site registration 9:15-9:45 on Sunday. Rounds at 10am, 1pm, 3:15pm, 5:45pm. Lunch break between rounds 1-2. 

Byes: limit one half-point bye in any round, must request before rd 2.

Location: University of Vermont, Marsh Life Science Room 129. 109 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405. NOTE* Location has changed from our usual Old Mill #325 room as of 4/22. 

Parking: I think the closest free parking is the UVM Medical lot. 41-43 South Prospect St. ~5 minute walk away. 

Equipment: We have a decent amount of boards/clocks, but please bring your own if possible. 

Prizes: $1000 based on 34 entries.  Open - 1st - $250, 2nd - $150, Top U1900 - $100. U1700 - 1st - $200, 2nd - $150, Top U1500 - $75, Top U1300 - $75. 


Feel free to contact me at hayden.collins@uvm.edu with any questions. 


109 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT 05405
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $1000
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Hayden Collins
Email: hayden.collins@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-380-6791