REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 3RD ANNUAL CHARITY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
This year, 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: http://www.charitychess.org/index.html
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 www.charitychess.org 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 Alexander Stripunsky
With Special Guest IM JAY BONIN
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: http://charitychess.org/auction.php
SPONSOR PLAYERS OR GRANDMASTERS at www.charitychess.orgPrizes awarded to top three participant fundraisers!!!
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