Boylston Chess Circus & Spectacle

Date
Friday, November 11, 2022
Event Format
6SS
Time Control
G/90 + 30
Sections
Open, U2200, and U1700
Entry Fee
$130 for Open, $90 for U2200 and U1700. $40 more for players not rated at least 2100 in the Open. $20 more after 11/1
Prizes
$$10000 Guaranteed
Registration
9:00am - 9:20am
Round Times
10:00am & 3:30pm each day
Description
Come one, come all to our inaugural event at 35 Kingston St, Boston, MA!

The First Annual Chess Circus and Spectacle is all about having a great time playing chess in our new space! Bold, imaginative play is encouraged!

Tournament scoring format encourages decisive games. Register for the optional "side show" to ratchet up the spectacle!

Don't forget the blitz tournament!

Step right up, step right up! Come be part of the spectacle!

Registration Links:
- Open Section rated at least 2100
- Open Section under 2100
- U2200 and U1700 sections
- What in the World is a Side Show

Scoring:
3 points for a win, 0 points for a loss
1.5 points for Armageddon win, 1 point for Armageddon loss
In the event of a draw, an unrated Armageddon game will be played with the same colors:
White has 10 minutes, Black has 7 minutes, 2 second delay after move 60.

Prizes
Open Section: $2500, $1500, $1000, $500; top U2300 $1000, $500
U2200 Section: $500, $200; top U2000 $150 top U1800 $150
U1700 Section: $500, $200; top U1500 $150 top U1300 $150

Brilliancy Prize Fund: $1000 (# of brilliancy prizes is not fixed, judges will award all prizes at conclusion of tournament)

Must be rated at least 1800 to play in the Open section (either November supplement or live rating)
Event Dates
Friday, November 11
Saturday, November 12
Sunday, November 13