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Events
Events
GR Winter Classic
23 Mar
Sat, Mar 23 - Sat, Mar 23
09:00 AM - 11:17 AM
Northlawn United Methodist Church
1157 Northlawn St NE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49505, United States

 

Format:

Location: 1157 Northlawn St NE, Grand Rapids Michigan. Inside Northlawn United Methodist Church.
Organizer: Michael Brooks, 616-334-0220 (text only) and grandrapidschesscenter@gmail.com
Registration: After paying at the bottom of the page you will be emailed for further information.

Winter Swiss
Enjoy a slower time control that will last all day. USCF-rated and MCA membership checked at the door.
Format: Open 4-Round Swiss
Time Control: G/50;d10
Entry Fee: $40 (GRCC Member $35)
Schedule: Round 1 - 9:00AM Round 2 - 12:00, Round 3 - 2:15, Round 4 - 4:30
Prizes (b/30): 1st Place - $250, 2nd Place - $175, Top Female - $175

Adult Beginner Open! (10:00-1:15)
Are you new to chess but want to compete without the USCF rating requirement? Try this event out! 18+ eligible to play.
Format: 4-round Open, Rapid Event! USCF rules will be used to direct the event.
Time Control: G/15;d5
Entry Fee: $25
Schedule: Rounds - 10:00, 11:00, 12:15, 1:15
Prizes (b/10): 1st place - $100

K-12 Scholastic (9:30-12:00)
Note that the Michigan Junior Championships which is MCA's State Scholastic Individual Championship is the same day in Southfield. Both Championship and Reserve (Beginner) sections are available for all age groups. Players should consider signing up for the Michigan Junior and only join this unrated event if that is not feasible.
K-12 students can play in an unrated, fun tournament event!
Format: 5-Round Tournament
Entry Fee: $25
Schedule: Rounds begin at 9:30AM and go until finished.
Prizes (b/10): 1st place - $100, 2nd Place - $50

Registration:

https://grandrapidschesscenter.org/gr-winter-classic-2-23-24/

Contact:

Michael Brooks
6163340220
grandrapidschesscenter@gmail.com
https://grandrapidschesscenter.org/2024-rapid-chess-festival-1-6/

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