CHESS MADNESS AT MCI
NOVEMBER 3rd, 2018
USCF rated, and USCF memberships are available on site!


·        Held in Parks Gym, Maine Central Institute, 295 Main Street, Pittsfield, ME.

·        Four sections:

o   Open: 3 round G/60; d5.

o   U1600: 3 round G/60; d5.

o   U1200: 4 round G/45; d5.

o   U800: 4 round G/30; d5.

·        Schedule:

o   Registration: 8:00 to 9:00 AM.

o   First round starts at ~9:00 AM.

o   Open and U1600: Rounds at 9:00, 11:30, 2:00.

o   U1200: Rounds at 9:00, 11:30, 1:15, 2:45.

o   U800: Rounds at 9:00, 10:00, 11:30, 12:30.

o   Half-point byes available rounds 1-3 upon request; must commit before round 2!

·        Prizes:

o   Open and U1600:

§  1st $72, 2nd $60 for 10 players

§  1st $84, 2nd $72, 3rd $60 for 20 players

o   U1200 and U800:

§  Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

·        Entry fees:

o   Open and U1600: $23 by 11/1; $28 up to tournament date

o   U1200 and U800: $13 by 11/1; $18 up to tournament date

·        Tournament Director and Organizer: Michael Dudley (mdudley@johnbapst.org). Send all preregistration information to this email address. Checks should be made out to Maine Central Institute with ‘Chess Madness at MCI’ in the Memo field. Send all checks to Ian Villmore, Maine Central Institute, 295 Main Street, Pittsfield, ME, 04967.