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FTK! Blitz Fundraiser @ State of Comics - August 2024
03 Aug
Sat, Aug 03 - Sat, Aug 03
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
State of Comics
575 Forest Ave Ste A
Plymouth, MI, 48170, United States

 

Directions:

The venue does have a small parking lot; however, there is both street parking & nearby free parking.

Venue opens at 11am. On-site registration from 11am-12pm. ROUND 1 STARTS 12:30PM.

Format:

The event is a fundraiser for the Ypsilanti Chess Club to help purchase clocks & other supplies.

5 Round Double Swiss (What does this mean? Each round, you will play your opponent twice. Once as white. Once as black).

Two sections. BOTH sections will have the same time control & format.

Champions Section (Rated): USCF & MCA Memberships required. Players are eligible for cash prizes.

Challengers Section (Not Rated): No memberships required. This is intended for new players who want to experience an OTB tournament and/or players with expired memberships who still want to help donate to the Ypsilanti Club.

Players with active memberships will play in the Champions section.

On-site registration from 11am-12pm. ROUND 1 STARTS 12:30PM.

Time Control:

G5+0

(What does this mean? Each player has 5 minutes for all their moves. There is no time delay or increment).

Rounds:

On-site registration from 11am-12pm.

ROUND 1 STARTS 12:30PM.

Entry Fee:

Champions (Rated): $20

Challengers (Not Rated): $10

Donations are also welcome to the Ypsilanti Chess Club.

Registration:

Register online with the links below. On-site registration from 11am-12pm. ROUND 1 STARTS 12:30PM.

PLEASE include email. This allows me to send details to all players & verify information as needed.

PLEASE include USCF ID in the "Message" text box for any memberships.

Champions (Rated): https://www.chessmanager.com/en/tournaments/5181295088369664/signup

Challengers (Not Rated): https://www.chessmanager.com/en/tournaments/5181078259630080

Again, any players with active USCF memberships will play in the Champions section.

Prizes:

Champions: 50% of entry fees winners. 1st will receive cash prize & trophy. 2nd will receive a cash prize. If there're enough players, then a 3rd place will be added.

Challengers: 1st Place Trophy

Contact:

Erich Wagner
NA
fortheirking@gmail.com
https://discord.gg/fd5nHyPgpU

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