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Blackstone Chess Festival Open (3-day)


Prizes:$800 based on 20 entries.

October 26-28: 5-round Swiss, G/90+30s increment.
Fri. 7pm, Sat 11 & 4, Sun. 10 & 3. 2 byes (Rds.1-4)
Entry Fee; $52 advance with credit card. $60 on site. $50 pre-registered, pay by cash or check.
USCF rated. 10 Grand Prix Points (enhanced).
$300-180-120 · Under 2100:$125-75.

Blackstone Chess Center, 250 Main St., Pawtucket RI

Hotel: Comfort Inn $99 1-401-723-6700

Equipment Provided! (Bring digital clocks if possible)

Excellent location, just off I-95. 7 minutes from Amtrak station in Downtown Providence. Hotel is 2 minutes walk to Chess Center. Hotel serves complimentary continental breakfast to guests. Quick inexpensive food on the block: Chinese, Burgers/Sandwiches, Pizza, Breakfast and more. Late night fare at hotel and nearby pubs as late as midnight.

Festival events include two events for players rated under 2000, the Festival Under 2000 (Saturday 8/24 10am,3pm + Sunday 8/25 10am,3pm), 4SS G/90+30s increment, and the Festival Octads/Quads (Sunday 8/25), Game/45+15s increment, in 2 sections of up to 8 players (8+8, 8+6, 6+6, ^+4 etc.), 3-rounds (11am, 1pm, 3pm).

For complete details, visit the main page for the Blackstone Chess Festival.

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