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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

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2017 US Cadet Championship

Cadet
Homewood Suite Manchester Airport
Manchester, New Hampshire
Thursday - Monday, 17-21 August 2017

FIDE rated

Nine (9) round – Ten (10) player round robin

TIME CONTROL:
  - 40/90, SD/30 + 30 second increment both time controls

PRIZE FUND ($4,000 GTD):
  - 1st $2000, 2nd $1000, 3rd $600, 4th $400  

  - Prizes will include a four year scholarship to UMBC, if qualified, to first place on tiebreaks.  

  - All ties will be considered first place and will receive a plaque. 

The tiebreak will be a round robin blitz at 11:00 AM on 17 August which will be FIDE rated at a time control of Game 5 with 2 second increment.  This will only determine the scholarship.  

Drawing of lots will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, August 17th as a part of the opening ceremonies.

ENTRY FEE: by invitation only

REGISTRATION: 
  - 9:00-9:45 AM 

ROUND TIMES:
  - Round One: Thursday, August 17 at 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Two and Three: Friday, August 18 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Four and Five: Saturday, August 19 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Six and Seven: Sunday, August 20 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Rounds Eight and Nine: Monday, August 21 at: 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  - Awards ceremony after round 9 is complete

LOCATION:
  - Homewood Suites (603-668-2200)
  - 1000 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103
  - Rate: $145.00 for Studio Suites, $159.00 for One Bedroom Suites
  - Complimentary shuttle from Manchester/Boston regional airport and within five miles of hotel

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


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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 (KingdomChessAssociationLtd@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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