56th Annual New Britain Summer Open

Wickham Park, Manchester CT

Event Overview

55th Annual New Britain Summer Open

Wickham Park - Under the large Wickham Pavilion - Rain or Shine

EVENT OVERVIEW

3 Sections: Open, Under 1621, Scholastic

Barbecue Lunch included for all players (Extra Lunch $10 advance, $15 On-site) 

Entry Fees: $35 by 8/16  ($40 by 8/21 8pm, $50 Cash On-site by 9:45)

       Entries To:  (payable to New Britain Chess Club)  Norman Burtness: 46 Brookmoor Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107

       Online entries:  https://www.chessct.org/nbcc/nbccmenuitem.php?lm=nbccabout.lm&caller=nbccabout&text=Tournaments

       Sets will be provided. Please bring digital clock. Weekend park entry = $9 per car

       Byes:  One 1/2 pt by permitted. No final round byes.

Rounds: First Round is 10 AM, Lunch around 11:30.  Subsequent rounds will start at 12:30 and then ASAP
E-mail:
newbritainchessclub@gmail.com
Directions to site:
I-84 Exit 60, West at end of ramp, park entrance is on your right, only a few hundred yds from the exit ramps
Official Web Site:
http://www.newbritainchessclub.com
 

Open (Minimum rating of 1500)

Prizes:
Trophies to Top 2 places, Top U1900
Format:
4 Round Swiss, G/45;d5
Affects both Quick and Regular rating.
Schedule: Rounds 10, Lunch,12:30, 2, 3:30
 

Under 1621

Prizes:
Trophies to Top 2, Top Under-1200 Biggest Upset Trophy (combined with Scholastic Section)
Format:
5 Round Swiss, G/25;d5
Schedule: Rounds 10, 11, Lunch, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30
Affects both Quick and Regular rating.

Scholastic

Prizes:
Trophies to Top 2, Top Under 900, U600, Biggest Upset Trophy (combined with U1621 Section)
Format:
5 Round Swiss, G/25;d5
Schedule: Rounds 10, 11, Lunch, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30
Affects both Quick and Regular rating.
 
 
Address:

1329 Middle Tpke W
Manchester, CT 06040
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

New Britain Chess Club
Email: newbritainchessclub@gmail.com
Phone: 860-236-1436

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