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DateMonday, September 10 - November 5
Event FormatRound robin
Time Control30/90 SD/30 d10
SectionsPlayers will be arranged into round robin sections
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance
PrizesBased on entries
RegistrationClosed
Round Times7:15pm
DescriptionWinner will be seeded into 2019 Club Championship
DateMonday, September 10 - November 5
Event FormatRound robin
Time Control30/90 SD/30 d10
SectionsPlayers will be arranged into round robin sections
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance
PrizesBased on entries
Registration6:30pm - 7:00pm
Round Times7:15pm
DescriptionWinner will be seeded into 2019 Club Championship
DateMondays, September 10 - November 12
Event FormatRR
Time Control30/90 SD/30 d10
Round Times7:15pm
DateThursdays, October 4, 11, 18, and 25
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/105 d10
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members; $5 more if not registering online in advance
Prizes$300 based on 25 paid entries: 1st $125, 2nd $75; U1900 1st $60, 2nd $40
Registration6:15pm - 6:45pm
Round Times7:00pm
DescriptionBye and withdrawal requests must be received by 6:45pm.

Sections with fewer than 10 players may be merged.
DateSaturday, October 20, 2018
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/80 d10
SectionsOpen, U2000, & U1500
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance
Prizes$$240 guaranteed: Open $100 - $50, U2000 $50, U1500 $40
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:45pm, 5:00pm
DescriptionSections with fewer than 10 players may be merged.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, October 21, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/45 d5
Sections14 & Under, 11 & Under, 8 & Under, and Booster U1200. Booster section open to all players under age 15
Entry Fee$25, $20 for BCF members, $5 more at door. OPEN TO FIRST 56 PLAYERS TO REGISTER; No refund of advance entries.
PrizesTrophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each section
Registration8:45am - 9:15am
Round Times9:30am, 11:15am, 1:00pm, 2:45pm
DescriptionMACA Spiegel Cup Scholastic event
Players in the 14 & Under, 11 & Under, and 8 & Under sections will receive points for the MACA Spiegel Cup Series.
USCF membership required for all sections.
Booster section open to all players under age 15 who meet the rating requirements.
Sections with fewer than eight players may be combined.
Section eligibility based on age as of Dec. 31, 2018.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateWednesday, October 24, 2018
DescriptionOn Wednesday, October 24 the Boylston Chess Foundation will hold our Annual Membership Meeting.

On this important night, we will conduct our annual election of Officers and Board Members. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM, and the election will be held shortly thereafter.

Please come to this important event, and help determine the future of our non-profit organization.

The meeting will be held at 40 Norris Street in Cambridge, in Suite B103. Parking is available on Massachusetts Avenue, or in Davis Square.


To be eligible to vote, you must be a member in good standing at the time of our Annual Meeting, and have been a member for a least one month at any time prior to the date of the meeting. Our membership vote is non-binding, and must be ratified by the current Board of Directors.

We hope that every member who is able to, attends our annual meeting on October 24. Together, we can continue to strengthen our foundation and give it a bright future!
DateSaturday, October 27, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen, U2000, & U1500
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance
Prizes$$360 GUARANTEED: Open 1st $150, 2nd $90 U2000 1st $70, U1500 1st $50
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionSections with fewer than 10 players may be combined.
In accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section. Rated players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, October 28, 2018
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/80 d10
SectionsTBA
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance
PrizesTBA
Registration9:30am-9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:45pm, 5:00pm
DescriptionOpen to all players born in 1997 or earlier.
Accelerated pairings may be used. Free parking on Sundays!
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateThursdays, November 1, 8, 15, and 29
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/105 d10
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members; $5 more if not registering online in advance
Prizes$300 based on 25 entries: 1st $125, 2nd $75; U1900 1st $60, 2nd $40
Registration6:15pm - 6:45pm
Round Times7:00pm
DescriptionBye and withdrawal requests must be received by 6:45pm.

Sections with fewer than 10 players may be merged.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, November 3, 2018
Event Format3RR
Time ControlG/65 d10
SectionsPlayers will be arranged into quads by rating
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance
Prizes$80 First place in top quad, $50 First place in each of the other quads
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:15pm, 4:00pm
DescriptionABSOLUTELY NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AFTER 9:45AM
** No byes or withdrawals are allowed. All rounds must be played. **
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, November 4, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/30 d5
Entry Fee$25 for BCF members, $40 for non-members, $5 more if not registering online
Prizes$250 based on 15 paid entries: $150-$100
Registration10:30am - 10:45am
Round Times11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
DescriptionOpen to players rated at least 1900 on the October or NovemberSupplement or live MSA rating.
Free entry for GMs and IMs with no deduction from any prize won.
Free parking on Sundays!
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, November 10, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen, U2000, & U1500
Entry Fee$15 in advance, $30 at door, $20 for BCF members at door
Prizes$$300 Guaranteed: Open: $150-$50, U2000: $60, U1500: $40
Registration9:15am-9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionOPEN TO FIRST 56 PLAYERS TO REGISTER; no refund of advance entries.
Sections with fewer than 10 players may be combined
In accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section. Rated players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, November 17, 2018
DescriptionTBA
DateSunday, November 18, 2018
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/30 d5
Sections14 & Under, 8 & Under, and Non-USCF
Entry Fee$25, $20 for BCF members, $5 more at door
PrizesTrophies for 1st/2nd each age group and non-USCF section, medal for 3rd
Registration10:00am - 10:20am
Round Times10:30am, 11:50am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Description14 & Under and 8 & Under sections are USCF rated, and USCF membership is required. The Non-USCF section is open to all players who are no more than 14 years old (both rated and unrated players), and will not be rated by the USCF; thus, USCF membership is not required for the Non-USCF section
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, November 24, 2018
DescriptionTBA
DateSunday, November 25, 2018
DescriptionTBA
DateSaturday, December 1, 2018
DescriptionTBA
DateSunday, December 2, 2018
DescriptionTBA
DateSunday, December 16, 2018
DescriptionTBA
DateSunday, January 20, 2019
DescriptionTBA
DateSunday, February 17, 2019
DescriptionTBA