US Chess Senior Online December Tournament ($1000 prizes)

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US Chess Senior Online December Tournament ($1000 prizes)

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This is a special US Chess online rated tournament for seniors age 50 and above to be held on Friday and Saturday (December 11th & 12th). This tournament will have a total of five rounds, Swiss System, each game 30min + 10 second increment. There is an optional 1/2 point bye for any round. First game will be played on Friday and the other four games will be played on Saturday.
Round 1: Friday December 11th at 7:00 pm
Round 2: Saturday December 12th at 10:00 am
Round 3: Saturday December 12th at 11:30 am
Round 4: Saturday December 12th at 1:30 pm
Round 5: Saturday December 12th at 3:00 pm.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

Early registration for this tournament is only $35.

Total prizes for the tournament are $1000 (based on 50 paid participants), $500 GUARANTEED.
The prizes are: 1st $340, 2nd $220, 3rd $120
Class prizes: 1st U1800 $100, 2nd U1800 $60, 1st U1400 $100, 2nd U1400 $60

To ensure fair play, all participants are required to join a Zoom meeting for the duration of the tournament. Pairings will be provided in the Zoom meeting. Games will be played on Lichess and players are required to have a Lichess user. The round pairings will be provided after the completion of each round and after all players report their results. More details will be provided after registration.


Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00 PM - Saturday, December 12, 2020 4:30 PM (Central Time)




National, Target: Senior

Senior (Age 50+) Section

Description: Senior (Age 50+) USCF Rated Online tournament to be held on December 11th & 12th. Registration fee is $35 until 12/7, after that increases to $40 until 12/10, then $45. Sign up now and save!
USCF Rated
Fee: $45.00
Rounds: 5
Schedule: Round times: Friday: 7:00 pm, Saturday: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm. All times are in Central Standard Time.
Time Control: Game/30min + 10 second increment

Registration Close Date

Saturday, December 12, 2020 9:00 AM (Central Time)

Contact Info

Contact Name: Adriel A., Contact Email:

Tournament Notes

Online Policy: We strictly forbid cheating. We will use Lichess algorithms and also manually analyze selected games to check for possible cheating. There is a $10 cancellation fee for refunds up to two days before the tournament. After that, no refunds are allowed.
Options to get your prizes: 1.Direct transfer to PayPal account. 2.Amazon e-gift card and other options. Referrals to this tournament are welcome and highly appreciated.