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DateThursdays, February 18 - March 25
Event Format6SS, 1 lichess game per Thursday night set up by individual challenge
Time ControlOpen: G/60 + 10 sec, U1900: G/45 + 5 sec
SectionsOpen & U1900 (Unrated); accelerated pairings may be used
Entry Fee$40, $25 for BCF members
Prizes$$300 guaranteed: Open $150-$100-$50, U1900 1st Place Trophy
RegistrationDeadline to be paired in a Round: 6:00 PM on Thursday
Round Times6:30 PM (two players and the TD may agree to change the time)
DescriptionContact info: TD Nick Sterling. E-mail: boylstonchess@gmail.com. Text/cell: 781-733-0849.

If I do not have your e-mail and cell phone # already, please send those to me in case we have to contact each other.

If I do not have your lichess Username, please send that to me or include it in the comments in your Registration.

For Round 1, Pairings will be posted on Thursday just after 6 PM on the Boylston CC website. The cutoff time for registration in time to play a Round is Thursday at 6 PM. Any players who register subsequent to 6 PM will be skipped until the following week's Round. Each Round begins at 6:30 PM except for games whose start times were agreed in advance to be changed.

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

Players must join Zoom and Share their Screens or show their play areas in their camera views. The link will be sent to players by e-mail. Players with scores of at least +2, or in contention for a prize may, at the TD's discretion, be required to provide at least two separate camera views on Zoom.

Players must be current Members of USCF for the OPEN SECTION ONLY, not the U1900.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, February 27, 2021
Event FormatArena, 1-hour
Time Control3|2
Entry FeeFree entry
Registration1:55-2:55 PM
Round TimesRound 1 @ 2:55 PM; others ASAP
DescriptionOnline tournament at chess.com, named 3|2 BCC ONLINE #33

Register for tournament online at tournament link:
Live Chess Registration

Must join the Boylston Chess Club on chess.com to play in this tournament

Tournament is UNRATED with USCF.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, February 27, 2021
Event Format3SS on chess.com (if enough players are enrolled at Round 1 start time)
Time Control20|3
SectionsRestricted to chess.com Ratings 1300-1800
Entry FeeFree entry
Registration10:35-11:35 AM
Round TimesRound 1 @ 11:35 AM; others ASAP
DescriptionOnline tournament at chess.com, named 20|3 BCC ONLINE 1300-1800 #14

Register for tournament online at tournament link:
Live Chess Registration

Must join the Boylston Chess Club on chess.com to play in this tournament

Tournament is UNRATED with USCF.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, February 28, 2021
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/45 d30
SectionsOne section, accelerated pairings may be used
Entry Fee$40, $25 for BCF members
PrizesNone; all proceeds will support the club
RegistrationOnline only - ends 9:30am February 28
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionOver the board (OTB) event!

Limited to 8 players born in 2000 or earlier, or college students.
No spectators or accompanying persons permitted in tournament and skittles rooms.

Must register and pay online in advance by 9:30 am on February 28, and must agree to COVID safety requirements. COVID safety requirements include complying with MA travel restrictions, wearing a mask indoors at all times, and maintaining a distance of 6 feet from other players and directors to the maximum extent possible. Players should bring own coffee, as none will be available onsite.
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Players will play on own designated boards, with opponents sitting offset from each other.

Free parking on Sundays!