US Chess Senior Halloween Tournament USCF Online Rated ($500 prizes)

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US Chess Senior Halloween Tournament USCF Online Rated ($500 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 (October 30th & 31st). 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. First game will be played on Friday and the other four games will be played on Saturday.
Round 1: Friday October 30th at 7:00 pm
Round 2: Saturday October 31st at 10:00 am
Round 3: Saturday October 31st at 11:30 am
Round 4: Saturday October 31st at 1:00 pm
Round 5: Saturday October 31st at 2:30 pm.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

Early registration for this tournament is only $30.

Total prizes for the tournament are $500 (based on 30 paid participants). Prizes will increase if participation is more than projected. The prizes are: 1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, 4th $50

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. 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, October 30, 2020 7:00 PM - Saturday, October 31, 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 October 30th & 31st. Registration fee is $30 until 10/26, after that increases to $35 until 10/29, then $40. Sign up now and save!
USCF Rated
Fee: $40.00
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, October 31, 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 15% cancellation fee for refunds up to two days before the tournament. Prizes are based on thirty paid participants.
Options to get your prizes: 1.Direct transfer to PayPal account. 2.Debit card transfer. 3.Wire transfer to bank account 4.Amazon e-gift card. Referrals to this tournament are welcome and highly appreciated.