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Wachusett CC Paul J. Giovino Birthday Party 3-Round Swiss
Celebrating 35th birthday of 3-time Wachusett CC "B" Division club champion Paul J. Giovino (Oct. 21, 1985 - )

Tournament Details Revised: 10/19/2020 10:33:00 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Wachusett Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Online via chess.com   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time Control: G/15 +10 (Game/15 minutes per player with 10-second increment per move)
Rounds Time: Round 1 at 7:15 p.m.
Byes: Full-point bye if there is an odd number of players any round; zero-point bye if disconnected when pairings are issued
Inquiry: mjcommisso@yahoo.com   
Event Webpage: chess.com/club/wachusett-chess.club
Registration Information
Entry Fee:
Registration - Onsite: Register on Wednesday, Oct. 21, starting at 6:15 p.m.
Registration - Mail: Payable: Event open to anyone who has ever played at the Wachusett Chess Club in the past 60 years.. Mail entry to: Rated by chess.com only - link to tournament: chess.com/live#t=1642086, Full-point bye if odd number of players in any round. Zero-point bye if disconnected when pairings are issued., Join chess.com at chess.com/register, Join Wachusett Chess Club: chess.com/club/wachusett-chess-club.
Membership Requirement: chess.com + Wachusett Chess Club (online)
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: 3-round Open Swiss
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Paul J. Giovino joined the Wachusett Chess Club on March 13, 2002.
  • He won the Wachusett CC "B" Division club championship in 2004 and 2005, and was co-champion in 2006.
  • Winner of the 30-player George O'Rourke Memorial (February-March 2010)
  • Paul J.Giovino's all-time high USCF rating: 1836
  • Played in Wachusett Chess Club Championship (top division) in 2002 and 2003.
  • Paul James Giovino: graduate of St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School in Fitchburg in 2004.
  • Lived in Lunenburg, Mass.
  • Married Laura Giovino on September 1, 2018
  • Tournament not rated by USCF. Rated by chess.com only.
  • Mike Commisso facilitates all chess.com-rated tournaments for the Wachusett Chess Club.

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