Westfield Octos

Westfield Area YMCA - Main Branch

Event Overview

Westfield Octos
220 Clark St.
Westfield, NJ 07090

Sunday, May 15, 2022
1st round - 11:45 a.m.
Doors open at 11.
Please arrive by 11:15 a.m., as it takes time for the YMCA to process people & allow them upstairs.

Tournament format:
3-SS
Players will be grouped by rating order into sections of 8 (1-8, 9-16, 17-24, etc.) .
G/40 d5

Rounds - 11:45 a.m., 1:30, 3:15 p.m.

Register - https://forms.gle/YYp88yq93UoaNTKF9. Registration will be opened on April 30th & closed when the 64 player limit is reached or at 12 noon on Friday 5/13.

Entry Fee:
$30
$25 for Westfield CC members.
Additional $5 discount if you are a member of the Westfield YMCA (Proof of Y membership required).
Registration & payment must be received by 12 noon on Friday 5/13.
To make our book-keeping easier, please wait for an invoice.

Westfield CC Membership (Optional):
1 year $42
6 months $21.50

Payments:
Send EF & Westfield CC dues to www.paypal.com/paypalme/WestfieldChessClubNJ

Prizes, per 8-player section: $60-40-25.
All prizes will be paid via PayPal.

The Westfield CC reserves the right to:

1. Charge cancellation/re-stocking fees or suspend/ban players for late or silent withdrawals.
2. Suspend/ban or charge compensatory/reinstatement fees to those playing with an expired USCF membership.

Contact: John Moldovan at westfieldchessclub@gmail.com


Anti-COVID measures


All attendees must sign the Westfield Area Y's COVID-19 Waiver! Please do this online, at form.jotform.com/201765326627054, to avoid long lines & get the tournament started on time. If you are under age 18 a parent will have to sign for you. Everyone must also agree to the Y's Code Of Conduct.

The Westfield CC requires that you wear a mask (Bring your own. We are not supplying them.) & reserves the right to eject or refuse those who are non-compliant.

No eating is permitted in the tournament room. Ask the YMCA if you may eat in the lounge.

Maximum 64 players + limited number of guests (see below).
No walk-in players or unexpected visitors allowed!

Guest limits for players:
Adults: No guests allowed.
Age 10-17: 1 guardian permitted.
Under age 10: 1 guardian required.
Westfield YMCA members: No guest limitations.

All players & guests will be limited to areas designated for chess. Normally, this will be in the Kellogg rooms, 201-202 & the Glasser lounge. If the above are unavailable, chess will be in rooms 107-108 with 109 serving as the lounge.

Address:

220 Clark St,
Westfield, NJ 07090
United States

Sections:
Grand Prix Points: 0
Prize Fund: $125 per 8-player section.
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Westfield Chess Club
Email: westfieldchessclub@gmail.com
Phone: Not Available

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