The 4th Annual Black Knights Chess Championship

Waldorf Chess Club

Event Overview

The Waldorf Chess Club is proud to host the 4th Annual Black Knights Chess Championship.  The Black Knights have a rich history as a Chess Team and Club that originated in 1976 to support the growth of African American chess players in the District of Columbia.  The Black Knights are currently made up of a diverse community of members throughout the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas (DMV).

This tournament is a SWISS style event and is open to all USCF players with cash prizes based on 25 entrees.

WHERE: 2932 MATTAWOMAN BEANTOWN ROAD, Waldorf MD 20601

REGISTRATION: 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

USCF Time Control: G45 – no delay, no increment

Round Times:  5 Rounds:  10AM - 12PM - 2PM - 4PM - 6 PM

On-line Entry Fee (EF): $35, On the day of tournament EF at the site $45

Cash prizes for all players:   1st $200, 2nd: 100, 3rd 75  Top Und 1600: 1st $100, 2nd $40    

Trophies for Black Knights Chess Club Members Only

3 Black Knights Trophies:  [Champion, Und 2000, Und 1600]

COVID-19 Precautions: Face Masks To Be Worn Inside Tournament Facility

Early Pre-Registration Recommended due to limited space availability at Tournament Site.

Pre-Register  Online at  http://www.waldorfchessclub.org/events.html

Note: On-line Entry includes non-refundable $1.75 Electronic Fee

 

Points of Contact:

BLACK KNIGHTS CHESS CLUB: Colonel Zack Kinney (240) 605-8996, kinneyland@aol.com

WCC TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Contact Info: Roland Thorpe (301) 752-5169, strider_08@comcast.net

Address:

2932 Mattowoman Beantown Road
Waldorf, MD 20601
United States

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

Organizer Overview

Colonel Zack Kinney
Email: kinneyland@aol.com
Phone: (240) 605-8996
Website:

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