Bellingham Knights USCF Tournament

When:
03/07/2020 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 pm
2020-03-07T06:30:00-08:00
2020-03-07T20:30:00-08:00
Where:
Bellingham Youth Chess
4120 Meridian St.
#270, Bellingham
WA 98226
Cost:
$20.00
Contact:
Bellingham Knights Chess Club
3606762260
Bellingham Knights USCF Tournament @ Bellingham Youth Chess

Join the Bellingham Knights Chess Club for the first USCF tournament of 2020 on Saturday March 7. The tournament is organized into one section: Open. All ages and skill levels are eligible and welcome. The club is planning to sponsor four quarterly USCF-rated tournaments in 2020 in the Bellingham, Washington area.

To participate in this tournament, entrants must be members of the US Chess Federation (USCF). The tournament will run from 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM in three rounds of chess play. The Swiss System will be used for pairing the matches. The Time Control will be 120 minutes/5 second delay (G/120 5d) for each player. A cash prize will be awarded for first and second place finishers. Local chess coach, Tanner Feemster, will be the Tournament Director for the event.Advance registration is strongly recommended. The on-line registration fee is $20.00. Registration at the door on the date of the event is $25.00, if space permits. Online registration and tournament details are available at http://www.bellinghamchess.com/tournament-303818-543539.html

For questions about the tournament, contact Tanner Feemster, TD, Bellingham Knights Chess Club, TannerF@bellinghamyouthchess.com.

About the Bellingham Knights Chess Club:

The Bellingham Knights Chess Club was founded in November, 2015 to foster chess play in the Whatcom County area offering opportunities for all ages and skill levels to meet others and play the world’s most strategic game for challenge, fun and skills improvement.. Regular chess play takes place at various venues in Bellingham on selected Sundays at 2:00PM. Drop-in players are welcome although registration on the club’s website is free and comes with benefits. The club is free join as it relies on volunteers, donors and sponsors.

The club’s current sponsors are ChessHouse.com (Lynden, Wash.), an on-line retailer of chess-related products; Bellingham Youth Chess (Bellingham, Wash.), focused on coaching students and hosting scholastic chess events; and Theravive.com (Lynden, Wash.), a network of licensed therapists and psychologists committed to helping people receive the best mental health care available.

For additional information about the chess club contact Steve Szirom, BellinghamChess@comcast.net, Tel 360-676-2260, Web: http://www.bellinghamchess.com/.

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