Format: 5 round Swiss Tournament through lichess.org in 3 sections: U1000, U1400 and Open. Sections may be modified by tournament director based on number of participants. Contact tournament director to play up a section.
Eligibility: Open to all regardless of skill and location
- Rounds in the U1000 and U1400 will start at 10:00. Subsequent rounds will begin 15 minutes after all games are completed.
- Open section will follow this schedule for rounds: 10:00, 11:15, 12:30, 2:00, 3:15 pm.
- Check in at 9:30 via zoom link to be emailed day before event. Games may be forfeited if players have not joined the tournament prior to 10:00. The tournament director will explain how to join the tournament if players have not done so during check-in. Attending check-in is highly recommended for this reason.
Entry Fee: $15 by July 15th. $20 afterwards until July 17th 7 pm PST. All profits will be donated to REAL: Youth To Youth*
Time Control: Game in 25 minutes with a 5 second increment per move
Prizes: Amazon gift cards to top 3 players in each section. 25% of entry fees will be returned as prizes. The prize fund will be posted after registration closes.
Rating: NWSRS rated. NWSRS ratings will be used to group players into sections but lichess ratings will be used for pairings
Fair Play Policy: All players must follow the following Fair Play Agreement: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zhNk6ESSAB59jm2VdxuEkRKlSoZYL2H1XqYoYGA-g6U/edit
*About Us: REAL:Youth to Youth is a youth led non-profit with a mission of supporting the education and literacy of underprivileged youth in rural India and supporting STEM education efforts in Oregon. All proceeds will be donated to this organization.
Contact: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions