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Charlotte Chess Center Blitz and Rapid Championship (Dec 3-4)

  • December 03, 2016
  • 1:00 PM
  • December 04, 2016
  • Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy

* This is not a GCA event. Please contact the organizer to register for the event.* 

 

 

Charlotte Chess Center Blitz and Rapid Championship (Dec 3-4)

 

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The Charlotte Chess Center Blitz and Rapid Championship will take place December 3-4, 2016. The Blitz will feature an open tournament with 8 rounds (double swiss) which amounts to 16 total games and uses a time control of G/3;+2. In each round of the blitz the participants will play one game with white and one game with black. The Rapid championship will feature 8 rounds at a time control of G/15; d3.

 

Participants may play in one event or both.

Where: Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy

When: December 3-4, 2016

Registration: Please use the online payment entry form.

 Players may also register at the Charlotte Chess Center anytime

before the tournament. There will be onsite registration between 11:30am - 12:45pm.

 

Round Times: 

Rapid (12/3/16): First Round at 1:00pm then as soon as possible. Estimated round times: 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm, 4:00pm, 4:45pm, 5:30pm, 6:15pm

Blitz (12/4/16): First Round at 1:00pm then as soon as possible. Estimated round times: 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm

 

Time Control:

Rapid: G/15 mins; delay 3

Blitz: G/3 mins; increment 2

 

Sets and clocks will be provided. 

 

Sections:

OPEN (1 Section, Class prizes within the section)

 

Prizes: $2000 Guaranteed in Combined Event!

Rapid Championship Prizes ($1000 Guaranteed):

1st Place: $300

2nd Place: $200

Top in Classes: U2100, U1900, U1700, U1500, U1300/Unr: $100 

Blitz Championship Prizes ($1000 Guaranteed):

1st Place: $300

2nd Place: $200

3rd Place: $100

Top in Classes: U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400/Unr: $100

TOP COMBINED BLITZ AND RAPID SCORE: $100 Bonus

 

Entry Fee:

GM/IM: FREE ($25 deducted from earnings in each event)

CCCSA Members: $30.00 for one event; $50 for Both Events

Non-Members: $35.00 for one event; $60 for Both Events

  

 

Rules:

        

·         Prizes based on cumulative score from Rapid and Blitz tournament (rapid weighted double due to 8 rapid rounds vs 16 blitz rounds)

·         Up to 3 half point byes available in either tournament, request before round 1       

·         Rapid tournament is USCF Quick Rated, Blitz tournament is USCF Blitz rated

·         USCF Regular ratings used for pairings and prize purposes.

·         Blitz: illegal move loses, touch move and other USCF blitz rules apply

·         Rapid: notation optional, touch move and other USCF rules apply

 

 


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