Wednesday, March 10, 2010

#640 1st Only New Jersey Championship

On March 20th & 21st, the Dean Of Chess Academy in Branchburg will be hosting the 1st Only New Jersey Championship. Registration & Section details follow :

1st Only New Jersey Championship

March 20-21, 2010

Dean Of Chess Academy
3150 U.S. Route 22 West
Branchburg, NJ 08876

Registration :
  • Please enter online at http://entryfeesrus.com.
  • You can enter by mail, sending checks (payable to NJSCF) to Ken Thomas, 115 West Moore Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2233 or by making an on-site cash payment from 8:00-9:45 a.m. on Saturday 3/20.
  • But, due to space limitations, only the first 100 paid entries (total, regardless of section) will get to play.

Sections :


Masters-Experts (For those rated 2000 or higher)
  • Format : 4/SS
  • Time Controls : 40 moves/120, SD/60
  • Early entry fee : $35 for past N.J. State Champions, $70 for all others.
  • On-site/day of tourney entry fee : $80 for all. Cash-only!
  • $ Prizes : $500-300-200-100 (for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th), $100 to Top Expert
  • Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Top Expert
  • Byes : One half-point bye allowed, only on Saturday 3/20
  • Rounds : Saturday 3/20 @ 10 a.m. & 4:30 p.m., Sunday 3/21 @ 9 a.m. & 4 p.m.
Class A-B (For those rated 1600-1999)
  • Format : 5/SS
  • Time Control : G/100
  • Early entry fee : $65
  • On-site/day of tourney entry fee : $75. Cash-only!
  • $ Prizes : $300-200-100 (for 1st, 2nd, 3rd), $100 to Top Class B
  • Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Top Class B
  • Byes : Two half-point byes allowed in rounds 1-4
  • Rounds : Saturday 3/20 @ 10 a.m., 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., Sunday 3/21 @ 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Class C (For those U1600 & unrated)
  • Format : 5/SS
  • Time Control : G/100
  • Early entry fee : $65
  • On-site/day of tourney entry fee : $75. Cash-only!
  • $ Prizes : $300-200-100 (for 1st, 2nd, 3rd), $100 to Top Class D, Top Class E, Top Class F. Only rated players may win cash.
  • Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Top D, Top E, Top F, Top Unrated
  • Byes : Two half-point byes allowed in rounds 1-4
  • Rounds : Saturday 3/20 @ 10 a.m., 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., Sunday 3/21 @ 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Trophies will also be awarded to Top "Senior age 65" & "K-8".

Use of cell phones & ear coverings, by players & spectators, are restricted!

For more information, contact Ken (the Tournament Director), at acn@goes.com or (908)763-6468.

P.S. -
I'm not sure if the K-8 means 1 trophy per grade or just 1 trophy for the 9 grades.

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