Saturday Night Blitz!

Chess Emporium Tempe
weekly on Saturday, starting from Saturday, January 15, 2022, forever

Event Overview


A fast-paced 1 section blitz tournament open to players of all ages and ratings! 

Number of Rounds: 4 double rounds
Sections: Open
Format: Swiss Parings
Time Control: 3 minutes per player with a 2-second increment (G/3 + 2 inc).
Registration: Online or onsite from 7:00 – 7:20pm.
Start Time: 7:30pm for Round 1. All other rounds ASAP.
End Time: 8:45pm (although may end earlier)
Prizes: Trophies to top 2 and top U1000 finisher

Membership in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all players.

*Top Prize for the Under Category is subject to the Tournament Director’s discretion. By default, this will be set to U1000, but T.D. has the authority to change the Under Category based on the ratings of the participants in the tournament.


1835 E Elliot Rd
Tempe, AZ 85284
United States

Grand Prix Points: 0
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Chess Emporium
Phone: 602-888-1627