ACE Chess Presents: Copper State Blitz and Bughouse Chess Championships: Fundraiser & Qualifier - May 22, 2010

Last Updated: May 12th, 2010 by Daniel Rensch

%50 of all net proceeds from the Blitz and Bughouse Chess Championship Qualifiers will be donated directly to the Cardon Children’s Medical Center (A Banner Health Hospital) in Mesa. Please help us make this tournament a success and support our local community…

When & Where:

May 22nd, 2010. ASU Campus, Physical Sciences, Wexler Hall, Room 118. Parking available at Parking Structure #2, on the Northeast corner of McAllister Ave. and Tyler St. Structures and lots are free except during special events.

Tournament Details:

BLITZ:

One Section. Prizes, listed below, broken into three Levels: Open (1800 and Up); Reserve (1400-1799); and Booster (Under 1399). 7 rounds: Single Game Round(s) Swiss System. G/5 minutes. No Byes available. USCF Quick Rated. Bring Clock.

BUGHOUSE:

One Section. Prizes, listed below, broken into three Levels: Open (1800 and Up); Reserve (1400-1799); and Booster (Under 1399). 7 rounds:  Swiss System. G/5 minutes. No Byes available. Bring Clock. Player’s competing for prizes based on the average rating (USCF ratings used) of teammates. Example: 2000 rated player with 1400 rated teammate is competing for Under 1800 (Reserve) Prizes.

Round Times:

Blitz starts first: Round 1 – 10am, and rounds continue to start as soon as possible. Blitz expected to end by 1pm. Bughouse starts at 2pm: and rounds continue to start as soon as possible. Tournament likely to finish by 5pm.

Blitz Entry Fee:

$20 All Sections. $30 On Site.

Note: Registration and check in by 9:45am Saturday morning.

Bughouse Entry Fee:

$25 per individual, $50 per team. When registering with your teammate, please enter their name in the “school field” and their USCF Rating in the “grade field”.

NO Individuals may register on site. Either register in advance, so that we have time to place you with a teammate, or show up WITH YOUR TEAMMATE!

$60 per team on site registration.

By registering as an individual, you are consenting your permission for the ACE Chess Staff to place you with a teammate of our choice. Although we will try to place everyone with a teammate they are “content” with, we make no guarantees.

NO refunds will be given, even if you do not like your teammate. We recommend players register for both themselves and their teammates together!

Note: Registration and check in by 8:45am Saturday morning.

Blitz Prizes:

1st Place Open, Reserve, and Booster — Trophy and Seat in 2010 Copper State International Blitz Championship!

Bughouse Prizes:

1st Place Open, Reserve, and Booster — Trophy and Seat in 2010 Copper State International “Bughouse Chess” Championship! For more details on the Closed Copper State International “Bughouse Chess” Championship, click here.

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