Saturday, August 14, 2021
4 round swiss, USCF OTB regular rated.
LOCATION: Mechanics' Institute Chess Club (57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 - click here for map)
ONSITE REGISTRATION: No onsite registration. Players and Parents must register online in advance.
- G/30;d5: Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay each move
- affecting USCF OTB Regular AND Quick rating (so called dual rated)
- 10:00AM, and rolling schedule: this means as soon as all the games are finished in a round, TD pairs the next round, and round/games start within 5 minutes to posting the pairings.
- Expected end time: around 1:30PM
- Under 400 & Unrated players
- TDs reserve the right to adjust the sections based on the players signed up to better serve them.
- Max of byes: 2 Last round to request a bye: 2
- Number of rounds in tourney: 4
- Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point
- Trophies to top 5 finishers (including tie breaks), medals for all others.
- Trophy ceremony at the end of tournament, right after last round finishes.
- Mechanics' Members: $30
- Non-members: $35
- USCF membership required
- Tournament will follow Mechanics' Institute's COVID Health and Safety Plan. Please take time to read it: www.milibrary.org/policies/covid
- Parents are required to sign the Risk Acknowledgement Form at the time of the registration. Please review it here:
- In addition, the following processes and rules are in effect for all in-person chess events at Mechanics':
- Parents are required to review the Daily COVID-19 Symptom and Exposure Check form provided by the San Francisco Department of Public Health: