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DateSaturday, July 31, 2021
Event Format3RR
Time ControlG/65 d10
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF members, $5 more if not registering online in advance. Free entry for BCF members rated 2300+, but entry fee deducted from won prize.
Prizes$80 First place in top quad, $50 First place in each of the other quads
Round Times10:00am, 1:15pm, 4:00pm
DescriptionMasks required if not fully vaccinated.

** No byes or withdrawals are allowed. All rounds must be played. **
** A current USCF membership is required. **
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateMondays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/105 d10
Entry Fee$25, BCF membership required
PrizesWinner(s) receive free entry to club championship
Round Times7:00pm
DescriptionOver the board tournament

Tournament is open to all BCF players rated between 1800 and 2199 in the June or July 2021 supplement. This tournament is part of the BCF Championship Series. Winner(s) receive free entry to the club championship. Players rated 2200 or over will be directly invited to the championship in the fall.

Masks required.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateTuesday, August 3, 2021
Event Format6SS, 1 lichess game per Tuesday 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
PrizesOpen: $120-$80 based on 10 players; U1900: Trophy to 1st Place
DescriptionNOTE: NO Chess Meeting on Tuesday 9/7 (Rosh Hashanah)

Contact 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 Tuesday just after 6 PM on the Boylston CC website. The cutoff time for registration in time to play a Round is Tuesday 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
DateTuesday, August 3, 2021
Event Format6SS, double round swiss (unrated)
Time ControlG/5 d0
SectionsOne section
Entry Fee$10
Prizes$$150 guaranteed: $100 1st, $50 2nd; Gift cards for U1900, U1500/unr
Round Times7:00pm, rest ASAP
DescriptionA fun night of blitz, chess, and beer at
Tavern of Tales
1478 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02120
Next to the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line stop.

Masks required.

Tournament games will start at 7pm, but sets will be available for casual games all night!

Weather permitting, spacious outdoor seating available for games.
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, August 21, 2021
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d10
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry Fee$15
PrizesNone, all proceeds will support the club
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
DescriptionOver the board Saturday tournament!

Registration limited to 50 players.

Masks required for all players
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, August 29, 2021
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d10
SectionsOne section, accelerated pairings may be used
Entry Fee$40, $25 for BCF members
PrizesNone; all proceeds will support the club
RegistrationOnline only - ends 9:00am August 29
Round Times9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
DescriptionOver the board (OTB) event!

Limited to players born in 2000 or earlier, or college students.

Masks required. May be lenient with this if players are fully vaccinated.

Free parking on Sundays!
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List