Event Summary

Desc: PBC Transparent (2) ************************************************************** This registration is for the Adult and Scholastic Chess Tournament at the 88 Palms Hotel & Event Center located at 1901 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33409. Students will be competing in sections based on age (K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8, K-12). Students may play up into older sections but it is recommended that they play within their age group unless they are experienced tournament players. ************************************************************** The tournament consist of two time controls: for the K-1, K-3, K-5, and K-8 Sections: 5 games of G/25;5. Round times are sharp: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm with the awards ceremony following the completion of the last game. The second time control is for the K-12 and OPEN Sections which consist of 3 games of G/45;5. Round times: 10:15am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm. ************************************************************** Entry fee: $35, included into the entry fee two slices of pizza, chips and a drink. Scholastic Prizes: Trophy to the top finisher in each section, medals to places two through five. Top team prize in each section, minimum of three teams, minimum of three players for a team. OPEN Section is an Adult Tournament, in order to play in this section the player must be at least 18 or older or have a minimum rating of 1600. Cash Prizes for winners in the Open Section based on collected entries. 1st: 25% 2nd: 15% 3rd: 10%, TOP U1800: 10%, TOP U1300: 10% Chess players rated 2200+ play for free with entry fee deducted from prize won. When registrering place NA in school section as it is a forced requirement to fill out on the form. ************************************************************** Requirements: All players must be current US Chess Members to compete. Registration for the tournament is online only and needs to be completed before registration close. We will be providing USCF MEMBERSHIPS FOR NEW SCHOLASTIC PLAYERS (this is typically a $20+ dollar value we are providing as part of your entry fee). In order to receive the membership, please email nmbtillis@gmail.com: The players full name, Birth Date, Contact Email, and Address prior to registering for the tournament. ************************************************************** Please bring your own chess set & clock. If you have any questions please email: NMbtillis@gmail.com. **************************************************************
Location: 1901 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Starts: Saturday 07 Oct 2023
Ends: Saturday 07 Oct 2023
Registration Ends: Saturday 07 Oct 2023
Rounds: 5
Organizer Name: Palm Beach Chess
Organizer eMail: nmbtillis@gmail.com