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DateSaturday, July 4, 2020
Time ControlG/15 + 5
Entry Fee$5
PrizesWinner and top U1900 qualify for OTB event
RegistrationOnline registration ends at 12:30pm
Round TimesFirst round at 1:00pm, others start ASAP
DescriptionProvide lichess handle in comments field when registering.

Online tournament on lichess.org.
Must register here and also join lichess team.

Overall winner and top U1900 (USCF rating) qualify for a special (socially distant) OTB round robin.

Players must join a video call during the event.

Commentary on all of the games will be provided by titled players on twitch.
DateSunday, July 5, 2020
Event Format4SS (reduced to 3 Rounds if fewer than 8 players register)
Time ControlG/30 + 5
Entry Fee$10
Prizes$25-$20-$15 based on 10 players (minimum 5 players needed by chess.com rules)
Registration9:30-10:30 AM
Round TimesRound 1 at 10:30 AM, rest ASAP
DescriptionUSCF RATED! Only online USCF ratings will be impacted.

Players must register BOTH at the tournament website Live Chess Registration (to be paired) and the BCF website tournament registration page (to pay).

No half-point byes, no reentry after withdrawal.

Rating with USCF will be delayed by 72 hours after the completion of the tournament to give chess.com time to ensure Fair Play was observed in all games.

Players must join Zoom during the event.

Meeting ID: 863 1991 9879
Password: 392744

Players must be members of the site "Boylston Chess Club - USCF Rated" on chess.com. To join, a player must fill out and submit this form one time.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateStarts Monday, July 6th
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 + 10
Entry Fee$5
RegistrationRegister before 11:59pm on July 5th
DescriptionOne round a week. Pairings will be emailed to players on Monday morning, and then players will schedule a time with their opponent and play online before Sunday night.
Unrated event with games played on lichess.org or chess.com. Must have a USCF ID to play.
Any questions email boylstonchess@gmail.com

Games, once scheduled, will be posted on discord
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Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, July 19, 2020
Event Format6 rounds, double round robin
Time ControlG/30 + 5 sec
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry FeeFree entry to invited players
PrizesOpen: $250-$150, U1900 $100-$50
DescriptionTwo double round robin quads will be played on Sunday, July 19th. Winners of the four online qualifiers will be invited to participate in an OTB rated event.

In case (i) a winner of an online qualifier had already qualified in a previous online qualifier or (ii) the winner of an online qualifier is not available to play in the OTB Quad Invitational, the next player in the final standings of that online qualifier will be deemed a qualifier.

Players will play on their own boards and laptops, and will be required to wear face masks.