1st Greater Baystate Open

Grand Prix, Regionals
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
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Event Overview

  • GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs FREE
  • FMs & NMs $5 DISCOUNT
  • 30 US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS
  • USCF U1200: $20 DISCOUNT
  • ACTIVE MACA & WMCA MEMBERS $5 DISCOUNT 
  • TOP FEMALE PLAYER $100 BONUS

 

5 rounds, G/90; d5 (1-day option, Rds. 1-3 G/45; d5)

 

$6,100 GUARANTEED PRIZES!

Major: (Open to USCF 1900 and above only): $800 - $500 - $400, Top USCF U2200 $300

U2000: $600 - $400 - $300, Top U1800 $200

U1600: $600 - $400 - $300 Top U1400 $200 (No Unrated)

U1200: $400 - $300 - $200 Top U1000 $100 (No Unrated)

 

Top 3 sections entry fee: $89 by 8/9, $100, after that until 1 hour before round 1 or at site, cash or online. No checks or credit cards at site.

U1200 section entry fee: $20 Less Than Above

Register online at: https://www.greaterbaystatechess.com. No credit cards

Online Entries: Include in a note with entry: Name, USCF ID #, Expiration Date, Section, schedule, bye request round if any. *INCOMPLETE REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED*

 

Advanced Entries: Checks Payable To: Greater Baystate Chess

Mail With Completed Entry Form Postmarked By 9/9 To:

Greater Baystate Chess

C/O Gaetano Bompastore

10 Conner Ave FL2

Westfield, MA 01085

 

No Re-entries. Drop outs email Click here to show mail address. $15 processing fee.

*Active USCF membership required* May be purchased at site. September 2024 USCF official regular ratings used

Players must reveal foreign, FIDE and other over the board ratings, and these ratings, adjusted, if necessary, may be used if higher than USCF.

2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 9:30 am.  Rds. Sat 10:30, 2:00 & 5:30, Sun 2:00, 5:30

1-day schedule: No at Site Registration. Rds. Sun. 9, 10 :45, 12 :15, 2 :00, 5 :30

 

Questions : Gaetano – Click here to show mail address (413) -356-0303

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 *GBC REGISTRATION FORM: *REQUIRED INFORMATION TO ENTER TOURNAMENT*

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 $________

U.S. Chess Federation membership Fee: ______ (Fill out USCF Membership Form printable from US Chess website & include with entry)

Total: __________

*ATTN: ANY INCOMPLETE PAPER REGISTRATION FORMS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED*

                         

Address:

181 Boston Post Road W
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points: 30
Prize Fund: $6,100 GUARANTEED
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

GREATER BAYSTATE CHESS
Email: greater.baystate.chess@gmail.com
Phone: (413)-356-0303