Fort Wayne Winter Swiss $800!

Holiday Inn Purdue - Fort Wayne, an IHG Hotel

Event Overview

** $800 Guaranteed  -

     Sections & prize money subject to merge depending on section turnouts**

 

Holiday Inn Purdue-Fort Wayne, an IHG Hotel

4111 Paul Shaffer Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Ballrooms B & C in the Event Center

Free parking, Free WiFi, restaurant on site, game room on site, restaurants nearby!

 

BRING BOARDS, SETS AND CLOCKS , SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED.

 

USCF Published December Ratings Will Be Used

Section A ( 1951+ )

$150, $110

Section B ( 1651- 1950 )

$120, $100

Section C ( 1351 - 1650 )

$100, $80

Section D ( unrated - 1350 )

$80, $60

 

Our FIRST ever tournament on 9/11/21 saw 40 players from 3 different states Unrated-1930 and paid out $375! Check out the results, here: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?202109119622

 

Schedule:

1-day event: 5 Rounds

Time Control: G/45 min + 5 sec inc (10am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm)

Byes: Up to two ½ point byes available if requested before the end of round 2, cannot be changed. 

*TD reserves the right to combine sections based on turnout.* Unrated may play up at TD’s discretion. 

BRING BOARDS, SETS AND CLOCKS , SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED.  

Entry Fees: $48 by 11/29, $55 after, $65 on site. 

FortChess Club Members: $42 by 11/15, $50 after, $65 on site

Discounts: $10 discount to senior players (55+).  Family Discount $10 off 3 or more family members (ex. $46, $46, $36, $36 if 4 family members)

 

Re-entry: Re-entry is not allowed.

Playing Up: Players may play-up ONE section for a $15 fee. Minimum USCF rating to play-up in Section A is 1800, no exception.

GM IM FM WGM FREE Entry! No deduction If committed By 11/15- Please contact TD 

Email: themightyfortchess@gmail.com or call / text Eli at 260-515-2888 to register. 

Payment:

PayPal: @fortwaynechess or themightyfortchess@gmail.com or 260-515-2888

When using PayPal, Add $3 for PayPal fee / per player.

Venmo: @fortwaynechess

Cashapp: $fortwaynechess

Zelle: 260-515-2888

Please Include your USCF ID in description when paying.

Cash at site, no checks or CC. Please join / renew USCF membership at least 24 hours before the tournament. Maximum player capacity may be limited to 75.

Early registration is highly encouraged. Sign up early and guarantee your spot!

On site registration:  Saturday: 9 am to 9:30 am; please arrive at least 15 mins early to check-in.

Face coverings may be required depending on Indiana Covid-19 rules

Sanitizer, Scoresheets, pens, ear plugs, ibuprofen etc., (All Free)

Absolutely NO food in the playing halls. Restaurant on site & restaurants nearby.

No eating at the board, drinks are ok. 

NO CELL PHONES / ELECTRONIC DEVICES! Subject to DQ.

Questions: Please email FortWayneChess Club at: themightyfortchess@gmail.com or call / text Eli at 260-515-2888 anytime

Please go to our Facebook & Instagram Page: FortWayneChess for more updates, photos and details. 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fortwaynechess/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fortwaynechess/

 

Entry List updated daily: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NhCuTWGU5D-vPafeJSYcyih08Lj_7jlS1DpIw7dbETs/export?format=pdf

 

^^^If entry list link is not working, send us a text or email and we will send you the link.

 

 

Hotel Link: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/fort-wayne/fwayn/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=BingMaps-_-HI-_-US-_-FWAYN

 

*Important*

In the case of you playing with or playing against someone with disabilities, we HIGHLY encourage you to familiarize yourself with the US Chess disability guidelines, here: https://new.uschess.org/sites/default/files/wp-thumbnails/2020/04/Accessibility-Guidelines-April-2020.pdf

 

Please let the TD know prior to the event if you are disabled so we can accommodate if needed!

 

BRING BOARDS, SETS AND CLOCKS , SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED.

 

Thank you B C Chess Club for the TLA template!

Address:

4111 Paul Shaffer Dr.
Fort Wayne , IN 46825
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $800
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Eli with FortChess
Email: themightyfortchess@gmail.com
Phone: 260-515-2888

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