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2020 US Amateur Team West National Championship - Scholastic Side Event

Saturday, February 15, 2020

1-day event!

5SS G/30;d5

USCF-rated only

Venue: Hyatt Regency SFO

1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010
Discounted parking for chess players!

To reserve a room at a discounted prize, please follow the link: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/SFOBU/G-MCHI



Four-player teams plus optional alternate. Average of the team players rating must be under 1200.
January 2020 Supplement, CCA min, & TD discretion used to place players accurately. 

Individual player's rating can be over 1200, but average of the team must be under1200.


Saturday: 9AM - 10AM


Rounds: Sat
Time Control: G/30 d5 (Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay each move.)


All teams are enterred in one Open section.
Prizes will be awarded based on the average rating of the team.


  • Individual byes will be treated as forfeit, and players in the team need to adjust their placing accordingly, and/or use an alternate player.

  • The whole team can take a pre-requested half point bye. This half point will be for the team standing.


Top team u1200
Top team u900
Top team u600
Top team u300

Top “Girls” team
Top “School” team
Top “Club” team

Trophies to top scorer on each board (1-4)


$49/player by 2/7.
2/8-14: $20 late fee per player & Onsite.
A change fee equal to the late fee will apply for any changes, other than bye requests within 3 days of the tournament

USCF membership required

Chief TD: NTD John McCumiskey, Asst. TD: NTD Richard Koepcke

Organziers: STD, FA Abel Talamantez, and STD, FA Dr. Judit Sztaray

Hyatt Regency SFO, 1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010