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DATE : July 24-25, 2021
VENUE: This will be an online Chess Tournament. The game service provider is LiChess.org. You must have an active user account with www.lichess.org to play in the tournament (the accounts are free).
ENTRY FEES & REGISTRATION
Entry Fee - $30 per person
Registration Deadline: July 24th at 8AM (EST, USA)
Divisions: The tournament is organized into three (3) Divisions: Novice, Amateur and Championship. A current membership in the US Chess Federation is required to participate in this tournament (www.uschess.org).
COMPETITION FORMAT: This tournament will consist of 5 rounds of US Chess-rated play using the Swiss System. This is not an elimination tournament, every player plays 5 games unless there is an odd number of players in a section. Click here to read more about a Swiss System chess tournament.
Saturday, July 24 - Rounds at 10AM, 1PM and 5PM
Sunday, July 25 - Rounds at 10AM and 2PM
Mike Hoffpauir, US Chess Federation National Tournament Director
2021 VA Commonwealth Games merchandise will be available for purchase during events at various locations and online
The Chief TD will post Preliminary Standings on the event website (www.vachess.org) 1-2 hours after the tournament. However all Preliminary Results are subject to post-event Fair Play Analysis for a period of up to 2 weeks.
Awards for the event include 2021 VA Commonwealth Games bronze, silver and gold medals for 1st-3rd places in each category/division as well as 4th-6th place ribbons.
Online Registration & Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sport Director Mike Hoffpauir at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-846-4805 . Also see www.vachess.org
General Questions: Contact the Virginia Amateur Sports office at 540-343-0987 or email@example.com
All dates, times, locations and formats are tentative at this time. Virginia Amateur Sports reserves the right to make changes to the sport information noted on this page. Some dates, locations and times may change due to registration numbers. Participants are encouraged to check sport info often for any changes.
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