Chessmates in Tarrytown #1 3/30/2019

Chessmates in Tarrytown #1 3/30/2019

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Our first tournament in our new venue - Tarrytown Recreation Center by Pierson Park!

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Chessmates in Tarrytown #1

Location: Tarrytown Recreation Community Center

Address: 240 W Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591

Date: March 30th, 2019

 

Sponsored by: Tarrytown Recreation Community Center



Transportation

Parking: Free.

Public Transportation: We are directly across from the Tarrytown train station with access to the Metro North and local buses: Westchester Bee-Line Bus system an Tappan Zee Express.



Entry fee

$50 online registration by 3/29.  $60 onsite.  



Sections:

Quads

Open to rated players with active USCF membership only.  This section offers experienced players 3 competitive games with participants of similar skill.  Clocks will be used on all games with a time control of G45.  

Prizes:  1st prize trophy in each quad.  

Primary

Open to both rated and unrated players.  This section is ideal for players of Intermediate skill level.  4 games will be played with matchups based on Swiss system parings.  Games will be rated by USCF and requires membership in same.  

Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies.  Participant medals for all others.  

Unrated

Open to unrated players only.  This is the best section for new players just starting out in tournaments.  4 games will be played with matchups based on Swiss system parings.  Games will not be rated.

Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies.  Participant medals for all others. 


Note: We strive for age appropriate matchups in all rounds. 



Days Schedule

Onsite registration starts: 9am

Checkin by: 9:30am

Kickoff time: 9:45am

Awards Ceremony: 3:30pm



Rounds Times

Quads

Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 11:45am

Lunch: 1:15pm 

Round 3: 1:45pm 

Primary and Unrated

Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 11:15am

Lunch: 12:15pm

Round 3: 1pm

Round 4: 2:15pm 


Food

Healthy options provided by: Grassroots 


Byes

1/2 point byes maybe requested in any round except the last round.  Applies to the Primary and Unrated sections.


Questions?  Please contact us at info@chessmates.buzz.  It’s our goal to make your tournament experience a great one!