The SJCC 2021 Spring Marathon is a multi-week tournament. The tournament will have 1 game per week. Pairings will be published at 5pm pst on each Monday, and games will have to be done by the following Monday by 3pm PST. Players must schedule a game with their opponents and play the game by 3pm PST on Monday. You will have to converse with your opponent through chess.com or through email.
Please register here: https://tinyurl.com/yuy9k64
All games must be played on chess.com. All players must join this chess.com club to play : https://www.chess.com/club/san-jose-chess-club-uscf-rated
You may withdraw for any round. Maximum amount of ½ point byes are 2 and must notify the TD (Abhinav Penagalapati), (Pranav Sairam) or email at least 24 hours before the rounds. Byes for round 5 & 6 must be notified before round 3
Round 1: Mar. 29 - Apr. 5
Round 2: Apr. 5 - Apr. 12
Round 3: Apr. 12 - Apr. 19
Bye Week: Apr. 19- Apr. 26
Round 4: Apr. 26 - May. 3
Round 5: May. 3 - May. 10
Round 6: May. 10 - May. 17
The entry fee is $10. All fees must be paid by paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org. or by the link https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/rajeshpenagalapati.
Please select the Family and Friends option while paying, so that we receive the full $10.
NO refund will be given within 24 hours of the event date. All Titled Players play free.
Prizes based on 40 paid entries: 1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $80, 3rd Place: $60, 4th Place: $40, 5th Place: $30, Top u1600: $20, Top u1300: $20
All players must abide by the USCF code of ethics (As this is a USCF rated tournament) and chess.com’s fair play policy. Any players confirmed to be using outside assistance may result in a USCF ethics complaint which could lead to possible suspension of the USCF membership. We have zero tolerance for poor sportsmanship.
SAN JOSE, CA 95135-2361