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Harry Nelson Pillsbury Memorial

Tournament Details Revised: 11/21/2016 1:13:00 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Massachusetts Chess Association  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd. West, Marlboro, MA  
Hotel Info: Hotel phone number is 508-460-0700 or 888-543-9500.
Event Date: Sunday, December 04, 2016
Time Control: 4 round Swiss. G/60 d5. 10 Grand Prix points (enhanced).
Rounds Time: Rounds at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m.
Byes: O.K. all rounds, limit 1, must commit before round 2, no half point byes for players receiving full point byes.
Prize Info: $1,500 based on 70 paid entries ($20 off entries count half), 60% guaranteed. Unrated can't win more than $50 in U1310, $75 in U1610 or $100 in U1910., Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.
Inquiry: info@masschess.org    Bob Messenger 603-891-2484. Day of the tournament call 603-557-1732. No phone entries.
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Registration Information
Entry Fee: $39 if mailed by 11/29 or online by 12/2, $45 at site. $20 discount to players in U1310 section. GMs and IMs free.
Registration - Onsite: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Registration - Online: Closed, please register at tournament site.
Registration - Mail: Payable: MACA. Mail entry to: Robert Messenger, 4 Hamlett Dr. Apt. 12, Nashua NH 03062
Membership Requirement: USCF and MACA membership required.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open $350-150, top U2110 $150
Under 1910 $200-100, top U1760 $100
Under 1610 $150-75, top U1460 $75
Under 1310 $100-50, trophies to top U1100, U900, Unrated
Tournament Rules and Other Information
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