31st Mid-Winter Classic

Florence Civic Center

Event Overview

U.S. Chess Federation Membership is required and available at the tournament.

FORMAT: 3 Game Swiss System (No elimination). Time Control G/90; delay 5 seconds

Depending on the turnout, the draw may be split into sections or accelerated pairings may be used.

BYES: Limit of one 1/2-point bye, available for any missed round, specified with entry.

CHESS SETS, and CHESS 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.

ADVANCE ENTRY FEES (All must be postmarked by January 23rd): Rated players $25, New and unrated players, FREE with advance registration.

AT SITE ENTRY FEE: Rated players $30, New and unrated players, $5


WMCA MEMBERSHIP: $15 per year (NOT required). It includes the WMCA Free tournament and $5 off at all other tournaments.

AT SITE REGISTRATION: Saturday 8:30am - 9:00am

ROUND TIMES:       9:30am,          1:15pm,          4:30pm

PRIZES: Open: 1st $150, 2nd $75;  Under 1800: 1st $100, 2nd $50; Under-1400: 1st $50, 2nd $25; Top Unrated: $50

Mail check, payable to W.M.C.A., and entry form to:     Edward Kostreba,  45 Fairview Street, Palmer, MA    01069

31st Mid-Winter Classic

¨Name (First, Middle initial, Last) __________________________________________________________________________________

¨U.S.C.F. ID. No. (If member) ______________________________                             1/2-point bye (Circle round)    1      2      3    .

¨e-mail address ___________________________________________________  OR  Phone #  (_________)____________________

                                                                                                                                                               ¨ Entry Fee: $___________

U.S. Chess Federation membership Fee. (Circle one)            new             or             renewing          +  .$___________

W.M.C.A. membership  (Circle one)          new          or         renewing         (Not required)                  +  .$___________

¨ Required information to enter the tournament.                                                                             ¨  TOTAL: $___________


90 Park Street
(Take Cosmian Avenue to its parking lot)
Florence, MA 01062
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 500 based on 30 Rated Players
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

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