Two groups, with four Round SWISS Pairing, 2 games per round, time control 5 mins each (no increment). Games are not rated.
Following USCF rules for blitz which include touch move; taking king wins (no requirement to announce check); insufficient material to win when opponent's flag falls is a draw.
20 players maximum. Entrants split in to two groups A and B, with higher rated players placed in to Group A.
In-Person Registration Closes: 9:30am
Entrants should confirm present by 9:45am (spots will be re-allocated otherwise)
Round 1: 10:00 - 10:20
Round 2: 10:30 - 10:50
Round 3: 11:00 - 11:20
Round 4: 11:30 - 11:50
Group A: Cafe Beirut Gift Card ($20)
Group B: JP Seafood Gift Card ($50) - higher value prize for lower rated group
Best performance by a low rated player (from morning and afternoon tournaments) - J.P. Licks Prize Pack
To register on-line click here. On-line registration closes 10pm on July 9. Registration in-person on the day ends 9:30am. Spots will be made free if players do not announce present at or before 9:45am. Plan to arrive early given streets closed to traffic and bus route (39) ends at Jackson Square. Nearest T is Orange Line, Green Street station.
Players registered on-line and confirmed:
Est Blitz Rating
Dr Subir Roy
James (Finn) Flood