Sunday, October 1, 2023
(will be cancelled if fewer than 4 players)
3:20 pm Pacific Time
4:20 pm Mountain Time
5:20 pm Central Time
6:20 pm Eastern Time
US Chess Federation - Online Rated*
lichess.org - classical rated
*Prizes will only be split if the lichess.org
server awards equal tiebreaks to players with equal scores*:
Guaranteed: 1st prize : $20.
Guaranteed: 2nd prize : $15.
Guaranteed: 3rd prize : $10.
Prizes payable by Paypal (less fees if any), or Zelle.
The prize-winner must contact the Organizer within 24 hours to choose the
method of payment. To be eligible for any prizes the player must
participate in each of rounds 2 - 4 without any forfeits
in rounds one through four.
This tournament is scheduled for 3 - 4 rounds according to the
number of players available to play. There will be no refunds if
the server truncates the tournament.
Entry fee: $5. by 12:01 am PT on tournament day - $7. thereafter.
No entries after 3:00 pm on tournament day.
Free entries for all National Masters and FIDE otb titled players
(WFM,FM,WIM,IM,WGM,GM) if displayed on lichess profile.
Message https://lichess.org/@/Gitananda for the entry code.
Refund guaranteed if entrant withdraws before 1st round pairing - otherwise no refund.
No show: $5 fine for no-play forfeit in any round. Forfeiters are
subject to removal from the team if the fine is not paid within 48 hours.
Time control: G/20;+10
4 round Swiss tournament in one section.
(Additional sections may be formed by request of the relevant players.)
Beginning on the hour please monitor team messages and chat and
direct messages for any announcements from tournament staff.
Lichess ratings will be used for all pairings.
You may not request any byes. However players who join the tournament
after the first round but before the second round are currently
automatically being assigned a half-point bye by the server.
note: Other terms and conditions apply:
Questions? Message Gitananda for more information:
Details and Entries:
Affiliate ID: A6040951
Phoenix, AZ 85020