2023 WALTER MUIR MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
A 5-Round Open chess tournament sponsored by the Roanoke Valley Chess Club.
Note: US Chess Federation membership is required for this rated event.
Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2023.
Westhampton Christian Church, located at 2515 Grandin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. This is
4 blocks south of the Roanoke Valley Chess Club HQ at Raleigh Court Branch Library. Look for
the church on the right, past the intersection with Brandon Avenue and the library.
ENTRY FEE & REGISTRATION:
EF is $50 if received by Wednesday, October 11, 2023, and $60 after that date, including at the
door. On-site registration takes place on Friday, October 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(RVCC Members get $5.00 discount on entries.)
ROUNDS: Friday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m.; Saturday: 1p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.
TIME CONTROLS: Rounds 1-4: G/60 i20; Round 5: G/60 SD.
ONE SECTION-- ALL PRIZES ARE BASED ON 20 ENTRIES.
1 st : $400.00; 2 nd : $200.00; 3 rd : $100.00. Top Under 1600: $75.00; Top Under 1200: $75.00.
(Players also accumulate Grand Prix points for all RVCC tournaments, including this one.)
SPECIAL PRIZE: If there are 2 perfect 3-0 scores, one Armageddon game will be used to award
title, trophy, and bonus $25.00 prize. Regular prize money, of course, will be split evenly.
RULES: USCF membership (and recording your games) is required. Please bring your chess set
and board. We have 50-game scorebooks for $2.00 each.
1/2-pt. byes are available for any round if requested before Rd.1. (Maximum # of byes: 1.)
No smoking, no computers. Wheelchair accessible.
Roanoke Valley Chess Club, P.O. Box 4249, Roanoke, VA 24015 (received by October 11).
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Courtney Barnes.
Phone: (978) 928-9539; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/roanokechess / WEB PAGE: www.roanokechess.com
Westhampton Christian Church, 2515 Grandin Road, Roanoke, VA 24015.
ROANOKE, VA 24015
Prize Fund: 850.00
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No
RAYMOND MEGGINSON JR
2515 GRANDIN ROAD
ROANOKE, VA 24015