The Rochester Chess Club will be holding its monthly USCF rated tournament April 28. Any one with a USCF membership is welcome to enter. The tournament will be a 4 round swiss pairing. All tournament information can be found below. I’d like to thank Dennis Mays, for his help in making this tournament possible.
4 round Swiss pairings, G/60 with a 5 second increment. There will be 5 sections. An Open Section , U1500 Section, U1200 section, U800 section, and a Novice Section.
(If a low turn out the tournament director will combined sections Accordingly.) The Novice Section will be unrated G/60
SITE: Mayo Clinic Harwick Cafeteria, SW corner of 3rd Ave. SW & 2nd St. SW, Rochester, MN. Free street parking or in the Republic Parking Ramp (11 Center Street W, located 5 blocks NE of the Harwick Building). Enter the Harwick building through the east entrance on 3rd Ave SW.
DATE/TIME: April 28, registration 9:00am – 9:45am.
Round Start times:
Round 1, 10:00 am.
Round 2, 1:00 pm.
Round 3, 3:30 pm.
Round 4, 6:00 pm.
EF: $14.00 (Adult) & $9.00 (Youth)
($4.00 off if you are a Rochester Chess Club member)
PRIZES: Will be determined on the number of entries.
Novice Section Prize: Will be a 1 year USCF membership for first place.
You can reserve your place in the Tournament by sending e-mails to
Jfulsom@charter.net confirming your interest to play. If reserving a place by e-mail all entry fees must be paid by April 28. Or you can register on site April 28 @ 9:00 – 9:45am.
(Note: When registering please state, whether you intend to play in the Open, U1500, U1200, U800, or Novice section.)