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2nd Annual Charity Chess Championship

Postby NewTreeNo » May 07, 2018 1:20 pm

2nd Annual Charity Chess Championship
Sunday, May 20, 2018


Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
4 West 93rd Street, New York, NY 10025 (between Central Park West & Columbus Avenues)


Registration and Event Details at: http://WWW.CHARITYCHESS.ORG

All Net Proceeds donated to: Mount Sinai Hospital Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Laboratory

There will be three primary events plus a Silent Auction:

1. 3-ROUND USCF-RATED QUADS / GAME 45, d/5

2. GRANDMASTER TANDEM SIMUL FEATURING GM MARC ARNOLD & GM ROBERT HESS

3. GRANDMASTER BLITZ TOURNAMENT



3-ROUND USCF-RATED QUADS / GAME 45, d/5

Open to adults and children. Non-Cash prizes awarded to Quads winners. Winner of highest-rated Quad wins free entry to GM Blitz tournament. Players will be paired in quads of 4, starting with 4 highest registered players based on their USCF May Ratings Supplement and continuing down.

The 1st round will start at 9AM sharp! Please arrive by 8:30am, so we can begin Round 1 promptly at 9:00am.

CHECK IN BY 8:45AM is MANDATORY!

Approximate end time 2:30pm. Byes are not permitted. All players must be registered on site before 8:30am .


GRANDMASTER TANDEM SIMUL FEATURING GM ROBERT HESS & GM MARC ARNOLD

Open to adults and children. Two of the top players in the US will be taking on all comers in an exhibition of their chess prowess! Do you have what it takes to upset them? Non-cash prizes awarded for wins or draws.

All players must be registered on site before 10:45AM.
Starts at 11:00AM sharp. Approximate end time is 1:00pm.


GRANDMASTER BLITZ TOURNAMENT

7 Round, Swiss 3/2 USCF BLITZ RATED


  • GM Marc Arnold
  • GM Maurice Ashley
  • GM Oliver Barbosa
  • GM Joel Benjamin
  • GM Anatoly Bykhovsky
  • GM Pascal Charbonneau
  • GM Max Dlugy
  • GM John Fedorowicz
  • WGM Sabina Foisor
  • GM Robert Hess
  • GM Irina Krush
  • GM Elshan Moradiabadi
  • GM Magesh Panchanathan
  • GM Mark Paragua
  • GM Arun Prasad
  • GM Michael Rohde
  • GM Alexander Stripunsky

With Special Guest IM JAY BONIN

Would you like to play in the Grandmaster Blitz tournament? We will be auctioning off several wildcard spots in our Silent Auction and a spot in our Raffle! In addition, the winner of the highest-rated Quad will receive automatic entry into the GM Blitz tournament. Those are the only ways to enter to play with the GMs in the GM Blitz tournament.

The GM blitz tournament will start at 2:30pm and the format is 7-Round, Swiss-System. 3 minutes/with 2 minute increment. USCF Blitz-Rated.


SILENT AUCTION & RAFFLE

Wildcard spots to play in the GM Blitz Tournament to be auctioned off as well as raffled off. Chess lessons, Chess camps, sports tickets, autographed items and other incredible items in the silent auction at: http://www.charitychess.org/20%2018-silent-auction.html


QUESTIONS: Please contact [url]championship@charitychess.org[/url]

Charity Chess Championship, Inc. is a 501(c )( 3) organization

All donations are fully tax deductible to the extent permitted under the law

Can't Make it to the event and would like to donate? Tax-Deductible Donations can be made at http://www.charitychess.org/contact.html


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