3RD ANNUAL CHARITY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

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3RD ANNUAL CHARITY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Post by NewTreeNo » May 11, 2019 8:52 pm

We are gearing up and excited for the 3RD ANNUAL CHARITY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP on June 2nd

Please show your SUPPORT and REGISTER EARLY for the Quads or Simul. After you register, consider asking your family and friends to sponsor you by clicking on the "Sponsor A Participant" button on the home page or by clicking on the following link: https://www.charitychess.org/sponsor_player.php

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 participant fundraisers

100% of all net proceeds will benefit the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to fund research for the early detection and prevention of pancreatic cancer

Registration and Event Details at https://www.charitychess.org/index.php

When: Sunday June 2nd, 2019
Where: Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
4 West 93rd Street, New York, NY 10025 (between Central Park West & Columbus Avenues)


Can't make it to the event and would like to DONATE? Donations can be made at
https://www.charitychess.org/index.php or you can sponsor players or Grandmasters

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 JOEL BENJAMIN, GM JOHN FEDOROWICZ, & GM MICHAEL ROHDE
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. 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 JOEL BENJAMIN, GM JOHN FEDOROWICZ, & GM MICHAEL ROHDE

Open to adults and children. Three 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.
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 Sergei Azarov
    GM Oliver Barbosa
    GM Joel Benjamin
    GM John Michael Burke
    GM Anatoly Bykhovsky
    GM Pascal Charbonneau
    GM Nicolas Checa
    GM John Fedorowicz
    GM Robert Hess
    GM Irina Krush
    GM Mackenzie Molner
    GM Magesh Panchanathan
    GM Mark Paragua
    GM Arun Prasad
    GM Michael Rohde
    GM Vladimir Romanenko
    WGM Jennifer Shahade
    GM Andrew Soltis
    GM Alexander Stripunsky

With Special Guests IM Jay Bonin & IM Hans Niemann


Would you like to play in the Grandmaster Blitz tournament? We will be auctioning off wildcard spots in our Silent Auction! 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. See other incredible items in the silent auction at: https://www.charitychess.org/auction.php

Would you like to donate items for our silent auction? Please contact us at championship@charitychess.org

SPONSOR PLAYERS OR GRANDMASTERS at https://www.charitychess.org/sponsor_player.php

Prizes awarded to top three participant fundraisers!!!

QUESTIONS: Please contact championship@charitychess.org

Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CharityChessOrg/

Charity Chess Championship, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization
All donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law

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