5th Leaf Blower Open

Florence Civic Center

Event Overview

USCF rated event, $450 prize fund based on 30 rated entries

PRIZES: 1st: $100; Top A: $90; Top B: $80; Top C $70; Top U1400: $60; Top Unrated $50


REGISTRATION: 8:30 - 9:00am on-site (Advance entry recommended)


  • 3SS, Game in 90 minutes; 5 second delay
  • Depending on the turnout, the draw may be split into sections or accelerated pairings may be used
  • Sets and 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.

ROUNDS: 9:15am, 1:15pm, 4:30

BYES: Limit of one ½ point bye; specify round with entry.


  • At Site Entry Fee: $30. (cash or check)
  • WMCA discount: $5.
  • Unrated $5.00
  • U.S.C.F. membership is required (cash or check)
  •  WMCA membership (not required):  $15 (cash or check). WMCA Benefits include $5 off at WMCA tournaments during 1 year of membership.
  • Both memberships may be purchased at registration


  • By eMail:  $25 via PayPal to: wmass-chess@comcast.net  and "Add a note" stating your name, U.S.C.F. ID#, and requested bye round, by 10/7/2022.
  • By Post: $25 check (FREE to unrated players) to: WMCA, c/o Ed Kostreba, 45 Fairview St., Palmer, MA 01069. Include your name, U.S.C.F. ID#, and requested bye round, by 10/3/2022

90 Park St
Florence, MA 01062
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 450
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

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

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