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Massachusetts Junior Open
Individual-Team, Open to out of state players

Tournament Details Revised: 10/5/2016 4:28:51 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Massachusetts Chess Association Scholastics  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Holiday Inn Boxborough, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough, MA 01719   [ Directions ]
Hotel Info: 978-263-8701
Event Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016
Time Control: 4 round Swiss. G/60 d5 in Open Section, G/45 d5 in Under 1200 Section, G/30 d5 in Under 800 and Under 400 Sections.
Rounds Time: 1st round at 9:30 a.m., others ASAP.
Byes: No half point byes.
Prize Info: Trophies to the top 3 individuals and top 3 teams in each section, plus trophies for top U1400 in Open, top U1000 in U1200, top U600 in U800, top U200 in U400, Medals to players not winning trophies who score 3 points or more or who are members of one of the top 3 teams in a section.
Inquiry: info@masschess.org    Steve Frymer: 781-862-3799 Emergencies ONLY on playing date: 603-557-1732
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $20 mailed by 10/18 or online by 10/21, $25 at site. $15 discount to first time players (first USCF rated event) in U400 section.
Registration - Onsite: Registration ends at 8:45 a.m.
Registration - Online: Closed, please register at tournament site.
Registration - Mail: Payable: MACA. Mail entry to: Bob Messenger, 4 Hamlett Dr. Apt 12, Nashua NH 03062
Membership Requirement: US Chess and MACA membership required.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open
Under 1200
Under 800
Under 400
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Massachusetts Junior Open Champion title to top scoring Mass. resident or student in the Open Section.
  • Team score is determined by adding top 3 scores of players on a team in a section.
  • No rating restriction for school teams. For non-school teams, average rating of top 3 players must be under 1800 in Open, under 1000 in U1200, under 600 in U800, under 200 in U400.
  • Email team name and list of players to info@masschess.org.
  • New players: enter ID number as 00000000, pay for USCF and MACA memberships, send email to info@masschess.org with player's name, address and date of birth.
  • USCF and MACA membership required.
  • Please bring chess sets and clocks if possible.

  • 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.