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Apr 27

1st Bellingham MA Scholastic Tournament

The Bellingham MA Scholastic Tournament is a scholastic chess tournament for children in grades K-12. Trophies will be awarded to the top players in each section. Join us for the fun and competition!

Bellingham High School
60 Blackstone St, Bellingham, MA 02019
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Apr 27, 2024 09:30am - Apr 27, 2024 01:30pm

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$25.00

The Bellingham MA Scholastic Chess Tournament is a scholastic chess tournament for children in grades K-12. Trophies will be awarded to the top players in each section. Join us for the fun and competition!

TIME CONTROL: 4SS, G/25 d/5.

SECTIONS: Two USCF-rated sections and two unrated sections*

--OPEN (rated section: USCF membership required**)

--UNDER 700 (rated section: USCF membership required**)

--UNRATED (no membership required)

--NOVICE (no membership required)

* If you have any questions about which section is right for your child, please email Eduardo at [email protected].

** For more information about USCF membership, go to www.uschess.org or call 800-903-8723. NOTE: USCF membership must be purchased or renewed by April 25, 2024, if you plan on playing in a rated section.

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

Sections may be combined or split at the discretion of the tournament director. This is a 4-round tournament, but a small section may have to play 3. Full-point byes may apply in sections with an odd number of players, and ½ point byes are available in any round pending early notification to the tournament director. Please bring a chess clock if you own one.


ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Online entry fee $25. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. Registration closes on April 25, 2024, at 11:59 PM or when we hit the capacity for the venue. Scholarships may be available if needed on a case-by-case basis. Southeast New England Chess Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


DOOR REGISTRATION: THERE IS NO DOOR REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT. ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLY.

Round 1 starts at 10:00 AM. Others on completion of each round. Please arrive and check in at 9:30 AM. Failure to check in by 9:45 AM may result in receiving a bye for round one. Unrated sections may finish around 12:30 PM. Rated sections may finish around 1:30 PM.


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

For information on all of our events, see http://senecachess.org/.