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1st Cumberland Spring Chess Fest

April 30, 2016 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Blackstone Valley Prep
291 Broad Street
Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864



FORMAT: 4SS, G/30 One USCF rated section and three sections unrated

  • Novice – UNRATED
  • Age 10 and under section – UNRATED
  • Age 14 and under section – UNRATED
  • Open Section (USCF RATED) – Students of any age may play (up to grade 12)

USCF Membership Required for play in OPEN SECTION

For more information about USCF membership go to: or call 800-903-8723.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three players in each section.

Everyone plays all 4 rounds.

You may play in a higher age group if preferred. 1/2-point bye available in any round, but must notify organizer in advance. Bring chess clock.

DOOR REGISTRATION: At the door $20 entry fee. 9:00-9:45 AM. Round 1 starts at 10:00 AM. Others on completion of each round. Pre-registered players should confirm no later than 9:50AM.  Age 10 and 14 & Under will finish around 12:30, Open section around 1:30.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Online entry fee $15. To register online click HERE. Scholarships available if needed. Rhode Island Chess Association is a non-profit organization.

DIRECTIONS FROM PROVIDENCE (and points south): TAKE I-95 North to Exit 29 (Pawtucket). Take a sharp left onto Broadway/US-1. Take the third right onto Exchange Street. Go 0.4 miles, turn right onto Broad Street (Rt. 114N) 2.0 miles to Blackstone Valley Prep.The school will be on your right.

DIRECTIONS FROM MASSACHUSETTS (and points north): Take I-295 South to Exit 10 (Cumberland, Rt. 122 – Mendon Road). Go south on Mendon Road 2.5 miles. Turn slight left onto Broad Street (near Del’s). Go 0.9 miles. The school will be on your left just beyond St. Patrick’s Church.

Park in the school lot on the south side of the building or on the street.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION contact Bob Salvas at (401) 359-1602 or email:


April 30, 2016
5:00 am - 10:00 am
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Blackstone Valley Prep
291 Broad Street
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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