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Massachusetts Girls Championship

Tournament Details Revised: 3/23/2018 3:14:06 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, April 01, 2018
Time Control: 4SS; 40/90 SD20; d5
Rounds Time: Round 1 starts at 9:30a.m. Other rounds start ASAP
Byes: No ½-point byes are allowed in the Open section. One ½-point bye is allowed in the U1000 section
Prize Info: The winner of the Open Section will represent Massachusetts at the 2018 National Girls Tournament of Champions  , trophies will be awarded to the top 3 players in each section and to the top Unrated player.
Inquiry: nicholas@xenophon98.com    Prior to day of tournament: Nicholas Sterling at 781-733-0849. Day of tournament: Boylston Chess Club at 617-714-3022
Registration Information
Entry Fee: Reduced fee of $20 if mailed by 3/25 or paid online by 3/30. Regular fee of $25 at the door. Additional $15 discount for first-time players in a USCF-rated tournament
Registration - Onsite: 8:30a.m.-9:00a.m.
Registration - Mail: Payable: Boylston Chess Foundation. Mail entry to: Massachusetts Girls Championship (attn: Dmitry Barash), 40 Norris Street, Suite B101, Cambridge, MA 02140
Membership Requirement: USCF membership is required for all players. MACA membership is required for Massachusetts residents
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open: Winner will represent Massachusetts at the 2018 National Girls Tournament Of Champions
U1000: Open to out-of-state players
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Official April ratings are used for pairings
  • Open to girls in grades K-12.
  • Open section is restricted to Massachusetts residents and students.
  • Under 1000 Section is open to out-of-state players
  • All electronic devices must be turned off completely and stored out of sight
  • Players are forbidden to have electronic devices on them at any time during the game
  • In the interest of the players, no spectators are allowed in the playing hall when games are in progress
  • Penalties are at the discretion of the TD and may include reducing the remaining time of the offending player or declaring the game to be lost by the offender

  • 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.