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Mechanics' Institute Kids Swiss - July 2021 - IN PERSON

Saturday, July 10, 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


  • 700+
  • 400-699
  • 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


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