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DateMonday, March 6, 2017 - Monday, May 8, 2017
Event Format10 Rounds 2RR. Players divided into six player sections by rating.
Time Control40/90, SD/60 d5. Adjournments are allowed after 3.25 hours of play, 11:15 PM at the latest.
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes50% EF
Registration6:30pm - 7:00pm
Round Times7:15pm
DateSunday, April 30, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/30 d5
Sections14 & Under and 8 & Under
Entry Fee$25, $20 for BCF members, $5 more at door
PrizesTrophies for 1st/2nd each age group, medal for 3rd
Registration10:00am - 10:20am
Round Times10:30am, 11:50am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateThursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time Control40/90, SD/20 d10
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$300 based on 25 paid entries: Open 1st $125, 2nd $75 U1900 1st $60, 2nd $40
Registration6:30pm - 7:00pm
Round Times7:15pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, May 6, 2017
Event Format3RR
Time ControlG/65 d10
SectionsPlayers will be arranged into quads by rating
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$$80 First place in top quad, $$50 First place in each of the other quads
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateTuesday, May 9, 2017 - second Tuesday of each month
Entry Feefree
Round Times12:00pm - 2:00pm
DescriptionLarry Christiansen will play against 25 chess players simultaneously at South Station.
Open seating until 1:15pm.
Winner(s) receive free entry coupon for a BCC tournament.
Email natashaus@alum.mit.edu with any questions.
DateSaturday, May 13, 2017
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/80 d10
SectionsOpen & U1800
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$240 based on 20 paid entries: Open $100 - $60, U1800 $50 - $30
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:45pm, and 5:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, May 20, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen & U1800
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$300 based on 25 paid entries: Open 1st $125, 2nd $75 U1900 1st $60, 2nd $40
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, May 21, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/30 d5
Sections14 & Under and 8 & Under
Entry Fee$25, $20 for BCF members, $5 more at door
PrizesTrophies for 1st/2nd each age group, medal for 3rd
Registration10:00am - 10:20am
Round Times10:30am, 11:50am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateThursdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017
Time Control40/90, SD/20 d10
SectionsOpen & U1900
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$300 based on 25 paid entries: Open 1st $125, 2nd $75 U1900 1st $60, 2nd $40
Registration6:30pm - 7:00pm
Round Times7:15pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, June 3, 2017
Event Format3RR
Time ControlG/65 d10
SectionsPlayers will be arranged into quads by rating
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$$80 First place in top quad, $$50 First place in each of the other quads
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, June 4, 2017
Event Format3SS
Time ControlG/80 d10
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
PrizesBased on entries
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:45pm, and 5:00pm
DescriptionOpen to players born before June 5, 1967
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateMondays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time Control40/90, SD/20 d10
SectionsU1800
Entry Fee$20, BCF membership required
PrizesWinner(s) receive free entry to Reubens Landey
Registration6:30pm - 7:00pm
Round Times7:15pm
DescriptionTournament open to all BCF players U1800. This tournament is part of the BCF Championship Series. Winner(s) receive free entry to the Reubens Landey (1800-2200 championship).
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, June 10, 2017
Event FormatTBA
DateTuesday, June 13, 2017 - second Tuesday of each month
Entry Feefree
Round Times12:00pm - 2:00pm
DescriptionLarry Christiansen will play against 25 chess players simultaneously at South Station.
Open seating until 1:15 pm.
Winner(s) receive free entry coupon for a BCC tournament.
Email natashaus@alum.mit.edu with any questions.
DateSaturday, June 17, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen & U1800
Entry Fee$15 in advance, $30 at door, $20 for BCF members at door
Prizes$225 based on 25 paid entries: Open: $110-$75, U1800 $40
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSaturday, June 24, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/60 d5
SectionsOpen & U1800
Entry Fee$35, $20 for BCF Members, $5 more at the door
Prizes$300 based on 25 paid entries: Open 1st $125, 2nd $75 U1800 1st $60, 2nd $40
Registration9:15am - 9:45am
Round Times10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateSunday, June 25, 2017
Event Format4SS
Time ControlG/30 d5
Sections14 & Under and 8 & Under
Entry Fee$25, $20 for BCF members, $5 more at door
PrizesTrophies for 1st/2nd each age group, medal for 3rd
Registration10:00am - 10:20am
Round Times10:30am, 11:50ak, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List
DateJune 27, 28, 29, 30, 2017
Event Format9:00am to 12:30pm each day
Registration6/27, 9:00am onsite
DescriptionThis program invites young chess players who already have a complete understanding of the rules of chess to come and develop their abilities. With a combination of lecture, question/answer and guided cooperative learning, the instructor will cover essential elements of the game: Tactics, Strategy, Openings, Middlegames, Endgames, Problems. Students will develop their memory, visualization ability, attention span, critical thinking skills, as well as their sense of fairness and good sportsmanship — all while having fun!

Who can join? School-age children, K-12, who are interested in improving at chess and maturing from motivated beginners to skilled intermediate players.

How much does it cost? Club membership is required for participation (Junior: $120/yr; $67/6 months; Family: $180/yr; $100/6 months). Participation fee: $160; $120 per child, if two or more per family. For first-time Club members, the fee is reduced to $125. Please make checks payable to the Boylston Chess Foundation and please pay on site.

Registration: Located in the renovated former Ellis School building, there is plenty of room at our pristine site. Reservation is not required. Just show up to unit B103, at 40 Norris Street the morning of the first day, before or around 9:00 a.m.! Use the right-side door of the building.

About the instructor: A master of the game and a Boylston Chess Club member for over 25 years, Jacob Rasin has been a professional chess teacher for over 35 years in the Soviet Union and the United States. 1978-1989, Jacob served as head coach at the Pioneers Palace of the Leningrad Province; 1982-1985, he had the additional assignment of training Soviet grandmasters and international masters. Since 1990, he has taught privately and at schools in the Boston area. His students have won dozens of scholastic state championships and medals, and more than ten national championships in various brackets. Jacob has directed the School Break Program since 1994.

For more information, call Jacob Rasin at home after 9pm (617) 783-6307; cell (857) 225-1297 or email boylstonchess@gmail.com
DateMonday - Friday, July 17-21
Event Format9:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
DescriptionGM Larry Christiansen, three time US Champion, will teach this week long summer clinic for advanced students.

Lectures will be geared to player rated at least 1400, but players of all levels may attend. Clinic is open to scholastic players at least 8 years old, as well as adults.

Lunch will not be provided; there will be a lunch break 12:30pm - 1:30pm.

BCF membership required (for adults $150/year or $84 for six months; for juniors or seniors $120/year or $67 for six months, for families $180/year or $100 for six months).

Clinic fee is $400 until July 1, $450 after July 1.

For more information, please email boylstonchess@gmail.com
Entry ListCurrent Pre-Registration List