ENTRY FEE: $50.00
DATE: August, 24th, 4:00 PM
LOCATION: New York Chess & Games, 192 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY
7 Round Swiss 5 min blitz. Best 2 out of 3 Tie Break blitz play off matches if needed. All pairings based on Equalizer Handicap Rules : Time is adjusted based on the rating and playing strength of the players. The higher rated player will have less time on his clock. The time is adjusted as follows: If the rating difference is between 200 and 399, the time will be set at 3 min to 2. If the rating difference is between 400 – 599 points the clocks are set at 3 min 30 seconds to 1 min and 30 seconds, if the rating difference is 600 points or more the clocks are set to 5 min to 2 min. USCF, FIDE, CCLNY, BAL, CHESS.COM and ICC ratings will be used. Minimum of 100 games played for Chess.com and ICC ratings. Organizers reserve the right to ignore ratings and pair players based on their observation and assessment of strength. NO SANDBAGGING STRICTLY ENFORCED!SCF
BASIC RULES: USCF / FIDE Blitz Rules
$400.00 1st place, $200.00 2nd place, $100.00 3rd place, $50.00 4th place, $25.00 5th place, $15.00 6th place, and $10.00 7th place.
$100.00 to top player Under 18, $50.00 to top player Under 12, $50.00 to player with the best game played (can not already be a finalist) Judged by Organizer and TDs