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Tournament
HCC December Discovery (G/45, d5)
Rounds
3
Start Date
12/17/2022
End Date
12/17/2022
Sections
Quads-tbd (quads formed based on by rating when registration closes) (2)
Players
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Tournament Information

HCC December Discovery (G/45, d5)

DATE & TIME:
Saturday, December 17, 2022
1:00PM  (Round 1 at 1:00PM; subsequent rounds ASAP)

QUAD FORMAT:
The HCC will conduct a quad US Chess rated tournament open to adults (ages 13+) of all levels.  Any players under 13 must have have US Chess ratings 1000+ to be eligible to play in this tournament.  Quads, which group players by their skill level, are a great way to ensure closer matchups for a more fun and competitive challenge.  

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Players must register in advance
  • 3 USCF rated games
  • Tournament is limited to the first 36 players who register
  • Entries are first registered, first served
  • Quads are open to all adult players ages 13+ (Under 13 who have a US Chess rating of 1000+ are also eligible to participate).  Scholastic players should also see our monthly Scholastic Tournaments which are open to all students (K-12) of all rating levels.

WHERE:
Play More Chess Academy
Home of the Hamden Chess Club
1227 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517

PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION:
Free parking is available on behind the Academy, including free street parking on Putnam/Lake Drive that goes behind the Academy and adjacent Books and Co. Connecticut Transit Bus stop is adjacent to Academy at intersection of Putnam/Whitney Ave.

ROUND TIMES:
Round 1:1:00PM, Subsequent rounds ASAP. End time: Between 4:30-6:00PM depending on quad.  

PRIZES:
$60 to the winner of each quad, $65 for perfect 3-0 score

TIME CONTROL:
G/45, d5   (Each player receives 45 minutes, plus a 5 second delay each move, to complete each game).

ENTRY FEE:
Early entry - $35 (by 11:59PM Thursday prior);  Early entry (HCC Member) - $25;  Free early entry for HCC member rated 2000+ (entry fee deducted from prize)
Regular entry - $40 (by 11:00AM day of tournament);  Regular entry (HCC Member) - $30 

ENTRY DEADLINE:
11:00AM day of tournament

Join the HCC and Save - discounts on OTB tournaments, free weekly online tournaments with prizes, free casual play evenings each week!  
Adults only $100/year;  Scholastic (K-12) and Senior Citizens (65+) only $80/year!  Join HCC today at PlayMoreChess.com!

OTHER NOTES:

  • All players must be current members of US Chess (go to USCHESS.org to join or renew your USCF membership/membership ID number)
  • Must register for each of our tournaments in advance - first registered, first served  (space is limited).  No on-site registration.
  • Quad players are not permitted to withdraw mid-event.  Those registered are expected to play all three rounds!
  • Check PlayMoreChess.com to confirm dates for all HCC tournaments.  Any changes due to snow or inclement weather will also be posted on the web site and emailed to registrants
  • For more events including online options, please take a look at our web site PlayMoreChess.com

WITHDRAWALS/CONTACT:

  • If you cannot make it to the tournament, and have to withdraw, email:  info@playmorechess.com.  A request for a refund may be made no later than Thursday, 11:59PM (Thursday prior to tournament).  Refunds for this tournament must be requested by email and are subject to a $15 cancellation fee.
  • For contact during the event please email: info@playmorechess.com
Terms and Conditions

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