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Queen City IM Norm Tournament

IM Norm
Homewood Suites, Manchester NH
Thursday-Monday, 23-27 March 2017


Ten (10) round event!
Six (6) player double round robin

LIVE GAMES
PGN FILE
PREVIOUS ROUND GAMES

  PLAYER RATING 1 2 3 4 5 6TOTAL
1 FM Nikhil Kumar 2444      0.0    0.5    0.5    0.0   0.0  0.01.0
2 IM Levan Bregadze 2453  1.0        1.0    0.5   1.0  0.0  0.5  4.0
3 IM Denys Shmelov 2418  0.5    0.0       0.5  0.5  1.0    0.5  3.0
4 IM Justin Sarkar 2383  0.5   0.5    0.5  0.5      1.0    0.0  3.0
5 FM Akshita Gorti 2215  1.0   0.0  1.0  0.0    0.0        0.5  2.5
6 GM Alexander Ivanov 2480 1.0  1.0  0.5    0.5    1.0    0.5      4.5

PAIRINGS
Round 1     Kumar vs Ivanov     Bregadze vs Gorti     Shmelov vs Sarkar
Round 2     Ivanov vs Sarkar     Gorti vs Shmelov     Kumar vs Bregadze
Round 3     Bregadze vs Ivanov     Shmelov vs Kumar     Sarkar vs Gorti
Round 4     Shmelov vs Ivanov     Sarkar vs Bregadze     Gorti vs Kumar
Round 5     Ivanov vs Gorti     Kumar vs Sarkar     Bregadze vs Shmelov
Round 6     Ivanov vs Kumar     Gorti vs Bregadze     Sarkar vs Shmelov
Round 7     Sarkar vs Ivanov     Shmelov vs Gorti     Bregadze vs Kumar
Round 8     Ivanov vs Bregadze     Kumar vs Shmelov     Gorti vs Sarkar
Round 9     Gorti vs Ivanov     Sarkar vs Kumar     Shmelov vs Bregadze
Round 10    Ivanov vs Shmelov     Bregadze vs Sarkar     Kumar vs Gorti

TIME CONTROL:
  - Digital clocks: 40/90,  SD/60 + 30 sec increment from move one

PRIZE FUND ($2000 GTD):
  - 1st $1,000, 2nd $600, 3rd $400

ENTRY FEE:  by invitation only

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10:00AM and 5:00PM each day

LOCATION:
  - Homewood Suites Manchester (603-668-2200)

  - 1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - Studio Suites $149; One Bedroom Suites $159

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com


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2017 NH Closed Tournament

NH Closed
Homewood Suites, Manchester NH
Friday-Sunday, 24-26 March 2017


Five (5) round event!
Six (6) player round robin

PREVIOUS ROUND GAMES

  PLAYER RATING 1 2 3 4 5 6TOTAL
1 John Elmore 1909    1.0  0.0      0.01.0
2 Hal Terrie 1990  0.0        1.0  0.01.0
3 Aashish Welling 1993  1.0      1.0  0.5  2.5
4 David Kochman unr      0.0    0.0  0.00.0
5 Clay Bradley unr    0.0  0.5  1.0    1.5
6 IM Joe Fang 2321  1.0    1.0  1.0    3.0
 
PAIRINGS
Round 1: Elmore-Fang; Terrie-Bradley; Welling-Kochman
Round 2: Fang-Kochman; Bradley-Welling; Elmore-Terrie
Round 3: Terrie-Fang; Welling-Elmore; Kochman-Bradley
Round 4: Fang-Bradley; Elmore-Kochman; Terrie-Welling
Round 5: Welling-Fang; Kochman-Terrie; Bradley-Elmore

TIME CONTROL:
  - Digital clocks: 40/90,  SD/60 + 30 sec increment from move one

PRIZE FUND ($1000 GTD):
  - 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

ENTRY FEE:  by invitation only

ROUND TIMES:
  - 
Drawing of lots on Friday at 3:00pm. Players need not be present. 
  - Round 1: Friday at 5pm
  - Rounds 2 & 3: Saturday at 10am & 5pm
  - Rounds 4 & 5: Sunday at 10am & 5pm

NO Byes or Withdraws

LOCATION:
  - Homewood Suites Manchester (603-668-2200)

  - 1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - Studio Suites $149; One Bedroom Suites $159

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com


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NH Quick Chess Championship

NH Quick
Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Saturday, 1 April 2017


Grand Prix Points: 6

Eight (8) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

PRIZE FUND ($600 GTD):
  -1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100   
  - Plaque and $100 bonus to top-finishing NH resident

ENTRY FEE (pay online): $20 (postmarked by 25 March 2017)
  - $25 otherwise
  -  Membership required $8, Junior $6, OSA

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10 – 11 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5:30 – 6:30
  - Byes available rounds 1-7; limit 2; must request before round 4

LOCATION:
  - Holiday Inn Portsmouth

  - 300 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for NH Quick on Square Market




WN 2017 Spring Open

WN Spring
Town Hall Annex, West Newbury, MA
Sunday, 9 April 2017

Four (4) round Swiss

TWO SECTIONS
    - Section #1: U2400 (open to 2399 & under)
    - Section #2: U1700 (open to 1699 & under)

TIME CONTROL
    - Game/65, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND: $800 GTD
    - U2400: 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $60, U1950 $60
    - U1700: 1st $100, 2nd $70, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U1400 $60
 

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
    - $35 before 2 April 2017
    - FREE entry for 2200 and above  rated players
    - $40 on site and after 2 April

REGISTRATION: 
    - 8:45-9:15 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
    - 9:30AM – 12:30PM – 3:00PM – 5:30PM
    - one 1/2 point bye available rounds 1-3

LOCATION:
    - Town Hall Annex
    - 381 Main Street, West Newbury, MA 01985
    - No refreshments available onsite. Bring your own snacks. Map for dining provided.

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for WN 2017 Spring Open on Square Market



Women's Ville de Reine Open

Women's
Courtyard Manchester- Boston Regional Airport
Manchester, NH
Saturday, 24 June 2017

Open to Women only

Grand Prix Points: 6

Four (4) round Swiss

TWO SECTIONS
    - Section #1: Open
    - Section #2: U1000 (open to 999 & under)

TIME CONTROL
    - Game/65, Delay/5

PRIZE FUND: $950 GTD
    - Open: 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $60, U1950 $60
    - $100 bonus to top player over age 18
    - U1000: 1st $100, 2nd $70, 3rd $60, 4th $50, 5th $40, U500 $60
    - $50 bonus to top mother-daughter team (either section)

ENTRY FEE (pay online):
    - $35 before 17 June 2017
    - $40 on site and after 17 June

REGISTRATION:
    - 8:45-9:15 AM

ROUND TIMES:
    - 9:30AM – 12:30PM – 3:00PM – 5:30PM
    - one 1/2 point bye available rounds 1-3

LOCATION:
    - Courtyard Manchester- Boston Regional Airport
    - 700 Huse Road, Manchester, NH 03103

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Women's Ville de Reine Open on Square Market



Danville Quick Chess

Danville
Danville Community Center, Danville, Vermont
Saturday, 26 August 2017


Grand Prix Points: 6

Six (6) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL:
  - Game/25, Delay/3

PRIZE FUND ($600 GTD):
  - 1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100   
  - Special U1100/Unrated $100 prize donated by sponsor

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
  - $25 (postmarked by 19 August 2017)
  - $30 after 19 August or on site
  - International online membership included for Canadian players

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - 10 – 11 – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
  - 1/2 point byes available rounds 1-5; limit 2; must request before round 3

LOCATION:
  - Danville Community Center
  - 41 US-2, Danville, VT 05828
  - between Passumpsic Savings Bank and Danville Library

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Danville Quick on Square Market




Vermont versus New Hampshire Match

VT NH
Courtyard by Marriott, Hanover/Lebanon
Saturday, 9 September 2017


Four (4) round Scheveningen System

- All players must be residents of Vermont or New Hampshire or students attending school in either of these states
- Teams will be broken into three groups of four and each member will play al members of the other team’s group.
- Extra players will play a four round Swiss with minimal prizes

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/65; Delay/5

PRIZE FUND
  - Traveling Trophy to winning team

LOCATION
  - Courtyard by Marriott, Hanover/Lebanon
  - 10 Morgan Road, Lebanon, NH 03766

Entry Fee:    
  - $5
  - onsite entry only
  - Free to players rated 2200 and above

REGISTRATION
  - 8:45 to 9:15 AM

ROUNDS
  - 9:30AM – 12:30PM – 3:00PM – 5:30PM
  - NO byes or withdraws allowed
  - All players agree to play all rounds

MORE INFORMATION:
  - NH players contact Gene Tappen (etappen@aol.com)
  - VT players contact Brian Lafferty (KingdomChessAssociation@gmail.com)
  - Alex Relyea; relyea@operamail.com;  http://www.relyeachess.com




Danville Open

Danville
Danville Community Center, Danville, Vermont
Saturday-Sunday, 23-24 September 2017


Grand Prix Points: 6

Two (2) Sections
  - Open (FIDE rated)
  - U1600

Four (4) round Swiss

TIME CONTROL (click here for Chronos instructions):
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 sec increment
  - Analog clocks play 40/90, SD/60

PRIZE FUND ($1325 GTD):
  - Open: 1st $300, 2nd $150, U2000 $125, U1800 $125
  - U1600: 1st $250, 2nd $125, U1400 $100, U1200 $100
  - $50 prize for best game donated by sponsor

ENTRY FEE (pay online): 
  - $50 (postmarked by 16 September 2017)
  - $55 after 16 September or on site
  - International online membership included for Canadian players

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - Sat: 10:00 – 4:00; Sun: 10:00 – 4:00

LOCATION:
  - Danville Community Center
  - 41 US-2, Danville, VT 05828
  - between Passumpsic Savings Bank and Danville Library

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Danville Open on Square Market




Back Bay Open

Back Bay
Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA
Saturday-Sunday: 16-17 December 2017

FIDE rated; GPP 30 (enhanced)

Four (4) ROUND SWISS

Four (4) SECTIONS
  - Championship (open to 1800 & above); FIDE rated
  - U2000 (open to 1999 & under); FIDE rated
  - U1800 (open to 1799 & under)
  - U1600 (open to 1599 & under); Adult unrated not allowed in section

TIME CONTROL (click here for Chronos instructions):
  - Digital clocks: 40/90,  SD/30 + 30 sec increment 
  - analog clocks play 40/90, SD/60
  - analog clocks may not be used in Championship section

PRIZE FUND ($4000 GTD)
  - Championship: 1st $600, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, U2400 $250, U2200 $250
  - U2000: 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $150
  - U1800: 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $150
  - U1600: 1st $300, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, U1400 $150, U1200 $150

ENTRY FEE (pay online)
  - $70 advance (must be postmarked by 9 December 2017)
  - $80 after 9 December and on site
  - $30 discount to players in U1600 section rated under 1000 or unrated 

REGISTRATION
  - 8:30-9:30 AM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - Sat  10:00 – 4:00; Sun  10:00 – 4:00
  - 1/2 point bye available in rounds 1 through 3; limit 1

LOCATION
  - Hilton Boston Back Bay (617-236-1100)

  - 40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02115
  - Garage parking $43 with in & out privileges
  - Day parking $25
  - One (1) block from Prudential T stop
  - Room rate $120.00  by 16 November (mention Back Bay Open)

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Back Bay Open on Square Market



Back Bay Open Blitz

Back Bay Blitz
Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA
Saturday: 16 December 2017

GPP 6

Eight (8) round Swiss
  - If fewer than 9 entries, will play 4 DBLSS

TIME CONTROL
  - Game/5 +  2 sec increment

PRIZE FUND ($500 GTD)
  - 1st $200, 2nd $100, U2000 $100, U1600 $100

ENTRY FEE (pay online):
  - $20 for players in any Back Bay Open section
  - $25 otherwise

REGISTRATION:
  - 8:00-8:45 PM on Saturday

ROUND TIMES
  - 1st round at 9:00PM, rest ASAP

LOCATION
  - Hilton Boston Back Bay (617-236-1100)

  - 40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02115
  - Garage parking $43 with in & out privileges
  - Day parking $25
  - One (1) block from Prudential T stop
  - Room rate $120.00  by 16 November (mention Back Bay Open)

Please bring boards, sets & clocks, none provided

ENT: Alex Relyea, 49 Technology Drive #89, Bedford, NH 03110
INFO: Alex Relyea, relyea@operamail.com, www.relyeachess.com

Pay online for Back Bay Open Blitz on Square Market



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