Columbus Plus-Score July

Event Overview


Saturday, July 8, 2023 | Grove City, OH    

♔♕♖♗♘♙    G/60      ♚♛♜♝♞♟

The Chess Enterprise presents the Columbus Plus-Score, a one day 4 round chess tournament. Each player has 60 minutes with a 5 second delay to complete each game. The tournament has 2 sections Premier (1600+) and Reserve (U1600).  Prizes are based on your final score The playing site is conveniently located less than 10 minutes southwest from downtown Columbus and close to many restaurants. Boards and sets provided, please bring clocks. Please know how to set your clock and how to adjust time on the clock in case of a time penalty. Open to all players.  


Date: ONE DAY | Saturday, July 8, 2023 

Location: Columbus-Grove City Elks, 2140 Sonora Dr, Grove City, OH 43123.

Format: 4 round Swiss. G/60;d5. US Chess rated. US Chess membership required.

Rounds: 10am, *Lunch break* 1pm, 3:30pm & 6pm/ASAP.  

Sections: Premier (1600+), Reserve (U1600/UNR).


Prizes:  Based on your final score.

  • Premier (1600+):   - $200  - $100 3 - $50  - $25
  • Reserve (U1600):   - $160  -  $80  3 - $40  - $20



  • $40 Early online by July 3.   [CLICK HERE TO ENTER]
  • $45 Regular online after. 
  • $50 At the Door. (cash or card ok, no checks).
  • $15 play up fee for players under 1600 in the Premier section. Must be rated 1400+ to play in the Premier section.



  • Onsite registration 9am to 9:30am.
  • Online registration closes at midnight the day before the tournament.
  • Section placement based on the July 2023 rating supplement.
  • TD has discretion to use US Chess online rating for pairing purposes preserve fairness.
  • Accelerated pairings at TD discretion. Sections may be combined at TD discretion.
  • Refund minus a $3 admin fee until the end of registration.
  • US Chess rated event. US Chess membership required.


Other Information:

  • One ½-point bye OK for any round, must be requested before round 2 parings are posted.
  • Assistance from other players or spectators is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  Spectators may be asked to leave the playing area.
  • TD may have a lower rated player join the Premier section to maintain an even number of players in the section.
  • Junior players must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event.


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2140 Sonora Drive
Grove City, OH 43123
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

The Chess Enterprise