Summer Finale Tournament


Event Overview

                             Summer Finale Tournament

                                                   2 sections / 4 round


DATE & TIME: Saturday, September 18th at 11:00am Central Time. Current valid USCF membership is required.

PLAYING SITE: Players must join lichess. Membership is free.

PRIZES: Prizes will be distributed in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies. Prizes may take up to a week after the event concludes as games need to be checked for fair play violations. These checks are done through the proprietary methods used by Lichess and independent analysis by tournament organizers.

ENTRY FEE: $15. Please provide the correct email address during registration: link and password for the tournament will be emailed to that address. If you did not receive email containing the tournament link and password by 8:00am on the tournament day, please contact the organizers at

FORMAT AND TIME CONTROL: G/15+5. Both sections are a 4-round Swiss. Rounds 2, 3, and 4 will be paired 5 minutes after completion of the final game in the section. You must be logged in to lichess and have joined the tournament to be paired.

**** All participants must join the zoom meeting using the link that will be provided after registration.

TWO SECTIONSUnder 800 ratings and Over 800 ratings. Each section will have three winners. All players must have current US Chess Membership.


FAIR PLAY: In case any fair play violations are discovered, none of the games played by the violator will be US Chess rated. For the purposes of standings, any player who loses to someone who violates fair play rules will be given 1/2 point. Any wins or draws against fair play violators will stand, though the games will not be rated.

PAIRING REQUIREMENTS: If there are less than 4 players in each section, the pairing for the tournament will not start and the players will be automatically moved to another section.

QUESTIONS: Please email any questions to


Frisco, TX 75035
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: Yes

Organizer Overview

BigStar Chess Club
Phone: 515-868-6650

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