Cardinal Open will be conducted online on lichess.org for adult and scholastic players of all levels. Free USCF membership provided for new or expired scholastic members.
Format: 5 Round Swiss. USCF Online Standard Rated.
5 Sections: Open, Under 1900, Under 1500, Under 1100, Under 700. For determining sections, the higher of a player’s USCF Over the Board (OTB) Regular rating and their USCF Online Regular rating will be used.
Time Limit: G/40 with 10 second increment.
Entry Fee: $45, IM-GM free. Registration closes at 11:00pm, March 19th.
Rounds: Open, U1900, U1500 11:00-1:00-3:00-5:00-7:00. U1100 & U700 paired ASAP.
Registration: At progresswithchess.org/cardinal until 11pm, Friday March 19th.
Prizes (based on 70): Open: $200-$100, U2100 $ 80. U1900: $160-$80, U1700 80. U1500: $160-$80, U1300 $80. U1100: $150-$80, U1300 $80. U700: $ 120-$60.
Fair Play: Players must be on Zoom with side angle camera for all games to be eligible to win prizes, except U1100 and U700 face camera ok. Players using chess engine assistance will be flagged by lichess.org, reported to the USCF Ethics Commit- tee and face disciplinary action.
Instructions: will be emailed to you regarding how to access the tournament on lichess.org, login on Zoom and setup cameras.
Contact: Michael Joelson, email@example.com, 216-321-7000 or
Stacia Pugh, firstname.lastname@example.org, 216-346-9643.
Cleveland, OH 44139