This is the 2018 tournament schedule for the Hampton Roads Chess Club [HRCC]
Tournaments are played every Tuesday unless the club is closed. The club opens at 7 pm. Registration is from 7 – 7:30 pm. Play starts at 7:45. The club closes at about 10 pm unless a round runs late.
US Chess membership is required unless otherwise noted. Please join or renew your US Chess membership at the club. Cash or check payments anytime. Credit card payment is only available before 7:30 pm. HRCA membership [$5 per year] is also required. We have equipment but you are welcome to bring your own. If you own a chess clock we appreciate your bringing it.
Casual chess players are also welcome. No membership required but frequent visitors will be requested to join the HRCA [$5 per year].
The entry fee for multi-week events are for the entire event. For example, the HRCC Fall Championship entry fee is $15 for all 5 weeks. Late entries still pay $15 and can get a single half-point bye. Some multi-week events may offer a reduced entry fee. Important note regarding multi-week events. Players are required to check in with the tournament director at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the night’s first round. If you don’t check in, you won’t be paired.
Abbreviations. EF – The event entry fee. SS – A Swiss System event. RR – a round robin event. G/30;d5 – A time control where each player gets 30 minutes for the game with a delay of 5 seconds for each move. Rd – round. A round is normally one game. Infrequently we run an event where you will play 2 games against your opponent in a round, once as white and once as black.
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