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Quarterly Blitz

Once a quarter JP Chess has a one night blitz tournament using standard SWISS system pairing. The next blitz is in February 2023. Typically there are 5 rounds. In each round the players play their opponent twice, once with white and once with black. The time controls are 5 minutes per player with zero increment. The games are not rated. Entry is free and prizes are limited. Spots limited to 24 entrants.

Date:

February 16, 2023

Location:

J.P. Licks, Centre Street, Jamaica Plain

Time Controls:

G/5 d0 (5 mins, no increment)

Rounds

5 Rounds, 2 games per round (1 game with each color)

Schedule

6:00 Casual chess

6:20 All players should be present (inform Tournament Director)

6:20 Spots freed up and first round pairings done

6:30 Round 1

7:00 Round 2

7:30 Round 3

8:00 Round 4

8:30 Round 5

9:00 End of Tournament 

Rounds may start sooner than scheduled

Rules

USCF Blitz rules will apply which include touch move and "taking of the king". Please read. 

Prizes

NM Ryan Young will give a free one hour long lesson to the highest placed individual with a blitz rating 1500 (chess.com) or 1800 (lichess.org) or less. Tournament Director/Administrator will examine entrants' individual historic ratings on-line before the tournament and determine the rating to be used for the tournament.  Thank you Ryan for donating this prize.

Safety

If you feel sick or have been in close contact with someone recently with COVID please do not attend the tournament. Please bring a mask and wear if your opponent requests. 

Registered Players and Waitlist

For registration please click complete and submit the following on-line form. Note that your name will not appear in the list below until the entry has been accepted by the tournament administrator.

 
 
 
Name
Rating
Status
Ryan Young
2338
01
Rob Flax
2100
02
Kishore Vasan
2000
03
Elnara Eynullayeva
1950
04
Sam Shapiro
1900
05
Joseph Nasser
1850
06
Shyam Subramanian
1800
07
Ben Grosz
1600
08
Daniel Waranch
1600
09
David London
1600
10
Alex Callejas
1525
11
Carlos Castro
1500
12
Xavier Fradera
1500
13
Shashwat Patel
1475
14
Deepak
1400
15
Trevor Zaleski
1400
16
Ofek Ezrach
1250
18
Sumit Keswani
1250
17
Luke Martin
1000
19
Jacob Young
960
20
Tal Ezrach
950
21
Oliver McClendon
800
22
Henry Celli
700
23
Darrell Kelton
677
24
Prior Results
 

Summary results for prior tournaments:

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Detailed results for prior tournaments:

2022Q42022Q32022Q2 , 2022Q1 , 2021Q4 

 
 
 
 
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