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Wachusett CC Arthur Barlas ONLINE Open
Honoring chess philanthropist, actor, author, longtime Wachusett CC member Arthur Barlas (July 15, 1943 - )

Tournament Details Revised: 9/5/2020 1:23:25 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Wachusett Chess Club  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Online via chess.com   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Wednesday, September 09, 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: No byes
Prize Info: $30 1st, $15 2nd, $10 3rd - restricted to only those who have played at the Wachusett Chess Club , Cash prizes will be awarded after chess.com "Fair Play" process is completed.
Inquiry: mjcommisso@yahoo.com   
Event Webpage: chess.com/club/wachusett-chess-club
Registration Information
Entry Fee: Free! Open only to those who have ever played at the Wachusett Chess Club in FitchburgRegistration for Wachusett CC Online membership due by noon on September 9
Registration - Onsite: Tournament registration starts at 6:15 p.m.. on Wednesday, September 9
Membership Requirement: chess.com (free) + Wachusett Chess Club (free for online play)
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Open - 4-round Swiss If low turnout, chess.com will convert to 3-SS or cancel event.
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • Tournament organized and facilitated by Mike Commisso, USCF-certified club TD
  • More info about Arthur Barlas:
  • Sponsor of IM Carissa Yip, girls' and women's chess events, Wachusett CC, Boylston CC et al..
  • Longtime actor, performing with such theater companies as the Lyric Stage,
  • The Concord Players, Commonwealth Shakespeare Co., Publick Theater, Wheelock Family Theatre,
  • Brandeis Theater Co., Theater of Newburyport ,Salem Theatre Co. et al
  • Lecturer on World War II history,
  • Professor emeritus of history at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Mass.
  • Author of the book "Hitler's Idiot Son" (published in January 2017)
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