Next Upcoming Tournament

DECEMBER RISING STAR ADVANCED
on DECEMBER 4TH, 2021
Saturday
 

Cash Prizes

  Open :      1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12% , 1st Under 2200 - 6%

                 

  Class A  :   1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%

  Class B  :  1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%

  Class C  :  1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%

  Class D  :  1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%

  Under 1200 : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%, 1st Under 700 - 6%

Reenter for $10:

   If you lose in round 1 or both rounds 1 and 2, then you may wish to

   reenter the tournament with requested 1/2 point byes. There is a $10

   reentry fee for providing you with this special service to start over with

   1/2 point byes in rounds 1 and/or 2. Any request to reenter must be done

   before the start of round 3.

More Tournament Info

Format:

   Four Round Swiss , (4SS)

   Time Control : Game in 60 minutes with a

   5 second increment (G/60;+5). Boards and sets

   will be provided.  No clocks will be provided. 

   Please bring your own digital clock.

Playing Up:

 Your current rating must be within 100 points or less of the section 

  that you want to play up into. There is a $5 fee for playing up.

   Check in and registration until 8:45 am.

   Rounds start at: 9:00 am - 11:30 am - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

   Time Control : G/60;+5

   Byes : 1/2 point byes are available in all four rounds (max 2).

   Requesting a zero bye late in the tournament is

   considered the same as withdrawing.

   Increment capable digital clocks are preferred.

   For this time control, the digital clocks should be

   set for 60 minutes with a 5 second increment.

Schedule:

6 Sections:

 Open (2000 and Up), Class A (1800-1999), Class B (1600-1799),

 Class C (1400 - 1599) , Class D (1200-1399),  Under 1200 (100-1199)

Entry Fee:

$40 before December 1st, $45 on Friday, December 3rd, $50 on Saturday at the site.

Please register early via this Rising Star Chess website.    

 USCF membership is required. New or renewing USCF members are welcome!

 You can renew your USCF membership at the site. Your official December

 rating will be used for the Swiss pairings and prizes.

         

Contact :     Rick Smouse at rick_smouse@yahoo.com or call : (480) 390-9528

Tournament Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Chandler

7475 West Chandler Boulevard

Chandler, AZ 85226

 

This is located on the southeast corner

of Chandler Blvd and I-10 in Chandler.

Where Great Minds Reunite

Tournaments and Networking.