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Massachusetts Girls Championship
Open Section winner will represent MA at the 2017 National Girls Tournament of Champions. U1000 Section Open to Out Of State Players.

Tournament Details Revised: 4/3/2017 2:00:24 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Massachusetts Chess Association Scholastics  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Boylston Chess Club Cambridge, 40 Norris Street, Suite B101, Cambridge, MA 02140   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Sunday, May 07, 2017
Time Control: 4SS; 40/90 SD20; d5
Rounds Time: Round 1: 9:30am; other rounds ASAP
Byes: No ½ point byes available.
Prize Info: Trophies to top 3 in each section, plus top 3 U600 and top Unrated in U1000 section. Medals to players scoring 3+ points and not winning a trophy. Open section winner will be MA representative at the 2017 National Girls Tournament of Champions.
Inquiry: info@masschess.org    Steve Frymer 781-862-3799. Day of tournament: Boylston Chess Club 617-714-3022
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $20 if mailed by 5/2 or online (PayPal) at www.masschess.org by 5/5, $25 at site. $15 discount to first-time players (first USCF-rated tournament).
Registration - Onsite: 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Registration - Online: Closed, please register at tournament site.
Registration - Mail: Payable: MACA. Mail entry to: Bob Messenger, 4 Hamlett Dr. Apt. 12, Nashua, NH 03062-4641
Membership Requirement: USCF membership required for all players, plus state membership for Mass. residents.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open Section
Under 1000 Section
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Official May ratings used.
  • Open section is restricted to Massachusetts residents and students.
  • Under 1000 Section is open to out of state players.

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  • Remember that each player is responsible for bringing and setting up their clock. Please refer to the Metrowest Chess Club Digital Clock Guide for instructions on how to set digital clocks.
  • MACA does not recommend but allows US Chess approved electronic scorekeeping devices. Please note that some national tournaments held by US Chess ban electronic scorekeeping, so be sure to know how to keep score without aid of electronics.
  • If online registration is enabled on this event, you can Join/Renew your USCF and MACA membership at the online registration page. If online registration is not available, you can join MACA (The Massachusetts Chess Association) at our Online Membership Form and USCF (United States Chess Federation) at USCF Membership Page.