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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 tournament is in May 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. 


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J.P. Licks, Centre Street, Jamaica Plain

Time Controls:

G/5 d0 (5 mins, no increment)


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


6:00 Casual chess and in-person registration opens (4 spots)

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


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


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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 . Registration will open 2-3 weeks before the tournament. Note that your name will not appear in the list below until the entry has been accepted by the tournament administrator. 

Prior Results

Summary results for prior tournaments:

Detailed results for prior tournaments:

2023Q12022Q42022Q32022Q2 , 2022Q1 , 2021Q4 

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