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BCF $15 Open
* Open to first 52 players to register. No refund of advance entries *

Tournament Details Revised: 12/4/2019 1:03:30 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Boylston Chess Foundation  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Boylston Chess Club Cambridge, 40 Norris Street, Suite B101, Cambridge, MA 02140   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Time Control: 4SS G/60 d5.
Rounds Time: 10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm.
Byes: Maximum of 2 (1/2 point) Byes in a 4 round event. Bye for the last round must be declared before round 2.
Prize Info: $$300 Guaranteed: Open $150-$50, U2000 $60, U1500 $40. 
Inquiry: boylstonchess@gmail.com    617-714-3022
Event Webpage: boylstonchess.org/tournament/register/521
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $15 for registration online; otherwise $20 for BCF members, $30 for non-members. Free entry for GMs & IMs. Free entry for 2300+ BCF members, but entry fee deducted from won prize. *OPEN TO FIRST 52 PLAYERS TO REGISTER. NO REFUND OF ADVANCE ENTRIES.*
Registration - Onsite: 9:15am - 9:45am
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open, U2000, & U1500. Sections with fewer than 10 players may be merged.
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • In accordance with BCF policy, unrated players may play in any section.
  • Rated players rated within 200 points of the lower section maximum may play up one section.
  • Sections with fewer than 10 players may be merged.

  • 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.