Played ONLINE at chess.com
weekly on Friday, starting from Friday, October 2, 2020, until Friday, October 30, 2020
- Registration Link: https://www.events4chess.com/USChess
- Registration Cutoff: One hour prior to the start of each event, this allows time to process the entry, confirm US Chess membership and setup in Chess.com (join Club, join tournament).
- Format: 4-rounds Swiss, US Chess online blitz rated, US Chess membership required for participation.
- Time Control: Game/5 minutes +2 second increment per move.
- Start Time: 11:00 am Eastern/8:00 am Pacific (event will start promptly on time!).
- Entry Fee: $5.00 per event
- Chess.com Instructions: You will need to join a Club in Chess.com and then join the tournament. Instructions/links will be provided for each specific event after your registration is processed. You will need to submit your request to join the Club at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tournament and then join the tournament in the Chess.com Live Chess system before the start time. Late join's will be permitted but no byes are allowed and if you disconnect from the event, Chess.com may remove you and it may not be possible for you to rejoin the event.
- Prizes: Random drawings for US Chess membership extensions at current membership level plus random drawings for free entries into the next Morning Membership Event, based on number of entries.
- Live Coverage: http://twitch.tv/uschess Each event will be live streamed along with the random drawings to be held upon the completion of each event. Participation in the event is required to be eligible for the random drawing.
- Anti-Cheating: Each event will be screened using Chess.com's anti-cheating measures. Players found to be in violation will have their results adjusted accordingly, any prizes won will be revoked, will be subject to Chess.com's disciplinary process, up to and including removal from Chess.com, and possibly be subject to a US Chess ethics complaint.
137 Obrien Dr.
137 Obrien Dr.
Crossville, TN 38555
Grand Prix Points:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: Yes
US Chess Federation