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5th Massachusetts Senior Open
Open to players born before 11/14/1971

Tournament Details Revised: 9/8/2021 2:35:24 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Massachusetts Chess Association  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Courtyard by Marriott Norwood, 300 River Ridge Dr, Norwood, MA 02062   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: 781-762-4700
Event Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Sunday, November 14, 2021
Time Control: 40/90, SD/30, d5. 10 Grand Prix Points (enhanced)
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 11/8 or online by 11/11, $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: Available till END OF DAY OF 11/11/2021.
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).
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Register Now! Open $250-125, top U2210 $100, top U2010 $100
Register Now! Under 1810, rated 1200 or above $200-125, top U1610 $100, top U1410 $100
Register Now! Under 1810, rated under 1200 or unrated
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Bring chess set and clock if possible.
  • Masks may be required.

  • 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.