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125th Rhode Island Open Chess Tournament

February 11, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 7:45 pm

Rhode Island Open Chess Tournament

***$1,300 b/50 and Open to Out-of-State Players***

SENECA is pleased to announce the return of the Rhode Island Open! The 125th Rhode Island Open is open to participants of all ages and ratings. USCF membership is required.

Registration for this event is now closed, as the registration limit (72 players) has been reached. If you would like to be added to a waitlist in the event that anyone cancels, please email Ben Swiszcz (benswiszcz@yahoo.com).

EVENT DATE:
Saturday, February 11, 2023.

LOCATION:
Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport / Warwick
1 Thurber Street
Warwick, RI 02886

TIME CONTROL:
4SS, G/60 d5 for Open, U1900, and U1500 sections.
4SS, G/25 d5 for U1200 section.

PRIZE STRUCTURE: $1,300 b/50
Open: $450-225
U1900: $250-125
U1500: $150-100
U1200: Trophies to top three finishers

Prize ratio is based on paid entries in cash prize sections.

The first-place finisher in each of the Open, U1900, and U1500 sections will also receive a commemorative trophy.

ENTRY FEE:
Open, U1900, U1500: $40 online by February 9, 2023, at 11:59 PM.
U1200: $25 online by February 9, 2023, at 11:59 PM.

REGISTRATION LIMIT:
Registration is limited to 72 players. We strongly encourage players to register as soon as possible.

ONSITE REGISTRATION:
There is no onsite registration for this tournament. Registration will occur exclusively online.

ROUND TIMES:
Open, U1900, U1500 – 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:30 PM.
U1200 – First round at 9:30 AM and subsequent rounds ASAP.

OTHER INFORMATION:
1. Active USCF membership is required. This must be purchased or renewed by February 9, 2023, at 11:59 PM. Players without an active USCF membership will not be paired.
2. One half-point bye allowed. Must be requested in advance. Round 4 byes are irrevocable once round 1 begins and must be requested before the start of round 1.
3. All registration cancellations must be requested by 9:00 AM on the day of the tournament (February 11, 2023). All refunds are subject to a $5 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after 9:00 AM on February 11, 2023.
4. Prize ratio is based on paid entries in cash prize sections.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Ben Swiszcz, benswiszcz@yahoo.com, (617) 872-8190.

Details

Date:
February 11, 2023
Time:
9:30 am - 7:45 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Southeast New England Chess Association
Phone
617-872-8190
Email
benswiszcz@yahoo.com
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Venue

Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport / Warwick
1 Thurber Street
Warwick, RI 02886 United States
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