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2nd Massachusetts Senior Open
Open to players born before 9/18/1967

Tournament Details Revised: 6/22/2017 5:44:13 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Massachusetts Chess Association  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd. West, Marlboro, MA   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: Hotel rooms $119, reserve by 8/17. 508-460-0700 or 888-543-9500.
Event Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time Control: 4SS; 40/90 SD20; d5
Rounds Time: Sat. 10 am and 3 pm. Sun. 10 am and 3 pm.
Byes: OK all, limit 1, must commit before round 2. No half point byes for players receiving full point byes.
Prize Info: $1,100 based on 30 fully paid entries ($20 off entries count 60%). 80% guaranteed. , Unrated can't win more than $100 in U1810 section.
Inquiry: info@masschess.org    603-891-2484. Day of the tournament call 603-557-1732.
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $49 if mailed by 9/11 or online by 9/14, $60 at site. $20 discount to players in U1810 section rated under 1200 or unrated.GMs and IMs free.
Registration - Onsite: Sat. 8:30 to 9:30 am.
Registration - Online: Closed, please register at tournament site.
Registration - Mail: Payable: MACA. Mail entry to: Robert Messenger, 4 Hamlett Dr. Apt. 12, Nashua NH 03062
Membership Requirement: US Chess membership required. MACA required for Mass. residents ($12/year, $20 with Chess Horizons subscription).
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open Section $250-125, top U2210 $100, top U2010 $100
Under 1810 Section $200-125, top U1610 $100, top U1410 $100
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Bring chess set and clock if possible.

  • MACA provides tournament listing for all as a service to the chess community. For question, comments, or dispute regarding events that are not organized by MACA, please contact the tournament organizer directly.
  • 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.