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1st RAR Open

Tournament Details Revised: 9/19/2023 7:36:16 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: Joseph Truelson  
Event Location: Best Western Plus Executive Court Inn & Conference Center - Manchester, 13500 S. Willow Street, Manchester, NH 03103   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
Time Control: 4SS, G/55 d5
Rounds Time: 10am-1pm-3:30pm-6pm
Byes: 1 allowed, must commit before Round 2
Prize Info: $2500 projected, 50% guaranteed 
Inquiry: josephtruelson@gmail.com    651-443-6341
Event Webpage: onlineregistration.cc
Registration Information
Entry Fee: Premier: $50 by November 18th. Under 2025: $40 by November 18th. Under 1625: $35 by November 18th. Under 1225: $30 by November 18th. All, EF $5 more after November 18th and $10 after December 14th and on site. Play up fee: $10 for players Under 2000 to play up in Premier Section.
Registration - Onsite: 9-9:45 am
Membership Requirement: USCF Membership required
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Premier (USCF 1600+) Prizes $880 based on 20 entries: $400-200, U2325 $150, U2175 $130. First place will also receive a trophy and the title of first RAR Champion.
Under 2025 Prizes $670 based on 20 entries: $300-150, U1875 $115, U1725 $105.
Under 1625 Prizes $550 based on 20 entries: $240-120 U1475 $100 U1325 $90.
Under 1225 Prizes $400 based on 20 entries: $160-90 U1025 $80, Unrated $70.
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Online registration: https://onlineregistration.cc/tournaments/index.php?view=zNTizdLa&tid=m5+mnw==
  • This tournament will take place in the Roosevelt Room which is located on the lower level of the hotel. There are several elevators that can be accessed through the main hotel entrances.
  • Bring sets and clocks, limited amount provided
  • Prizes will be raised/decreased in proportion to the amount of entries, except 50% of each prize guaranteed.

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  • 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.