Rochester Chess Center Monday League
Don Stubblebine (“things are getting tactical”) Memorial
10 weeks, USCF rated, starting Jan 9th, 2023.
$30 per player. Discounts: $2 less if played in the previous league,
$5 less if high school or younger
$5 less if Chess Center member
Build your own 4 player team:
Average rating for any team is below 1800 based on Dec ’22 list. Unrated players will be assumed to be rated 1200, any rated player under 1000 will be assumed to be rated 1000 for the purpose of calculating the team average rating.
Swiss System format for the first 5 rounds, then clean pairings Swiss System format for rounds 6 thru 9 (where teams may be paired with an opponent they had already played in the first 5 rounds), then position pairings for round 10.
Weighted board values to determine match result: Board 1 = 8 points, board 2 = 7, board 3 = 6, board 4 = 5.
Time control: Game in 90 minutes with 5 second delay.
All games must be played on the scheduled Monday night.
Prizes: Match points used to determine league placing, board points used as first tiebreaker.
Top team overall
Top team under 1500
Each player on the above 2 teams will receive:
1. $60 certificate to spend on Chess Center lessons, equipment, or entry fees to events at the Chess Center.
2. Choice of Don Stubblebine donated book.
221 Norris Drive
Rochester, NY 14610