General Sam Wilson Open

College Presbyterian Church

Event Overview

DATE: December 4, 2021

LOCATION: College Presbyterian Church, 418 College Road, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943

PRIZES: $480 based on 40 entries. Prizes are $60, $40, $20 for each section.

REGISTRATION: Registration confirmed upon receipt of paid entry fee. Online entries at; No day of tournament registration. Pay on site can be arranged; contact the organizer for details.


FORMAT: 4 Swiss sections: Over 1800, Under 1800, Under 1500, Under 1200. No “playing-up” into a higher section! The only ratings accepted for pairing purposes will be the officially published ratings found in the latest USCF Golden Database as downloaded from their website.

ROUNDS: 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3:00 PM, Please arrive by 9:45 AM.

EQUIPMENT: Please bring chess sets, boards, and clocks if possible.

CONTACT: Connor Eickelman (352-396-8214)


ORGANIZER: Hampden-Sydney Chess Club

OTHER: Parents or guardians must accompany school-aged children.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be a member of the USCF. Membership available for purchase on-site. Hampden-Sydney students play for free.

REFRESHMENTS: Coffee, Water, and Snacks will be provided at no charge.


418 College Road
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 480
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Hampden-Sydney Chess Club
Phone: 1-352-396-8214

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