US Chess Federation Thanksgiving Rapid Chess Tournament
$360 Cash Prize Guaranteed
Tournament Zoom Info
Players must join Zoom to qualify for Cash Prizes. Set Login name as
“FIRST LAST (lichess ID)”
Meeting ID: 957 3829 6202
- This USCF section of the tournament will be USCF online quick rated! An active USCF membership is required.
- You must have a lichess (Free) account to participate for both Unrated or USCF sections.
- Please have the lichess username handy when registering for this event.
- Tournament link will be emailed and sent to the LIChess account upon registration. The lichess account / USCF ID will be used for USCF game report submission. No Exceptions.
- Tournament will begin automatically at 14:00 Eastern, and ends at approximately 16:00 Eastern.
- Please ensure to login lichess and Join the tournament 5 minutes before tournament start.
- USCF Rated Event – affects Online Quick rating only – not OTB Rating. OTB rating or Online quick rating (whichever higher) will be used to determine section selection.
- Zoom call will be needed to be eligible for prizes. Players must be on Zoom video call showing their faces for all rounds to receive cash prizes. Zoom Login name should be their First, Last + Lichess username.
- MYMChess reserves the rights to review each game / camera to identify potential player using computer assistance or external help during the tournament and to annul or submit as rated forfeit losses at our discretion. This is to protect other players and to ensure fairness in all of our online events. Players should remain silent while game is in progress.
- Standard USCF Rule Book will apply for all the game technicalities. TD’s discretion will be final.
- MYMChess has the rights to disqualify a player who violates the rules and regulations of this tournament.
- Tournament will be done in 5 rounds Swiss system with a 15+5 time control. Next round will start automatically 2 minutes after the last game of the round is completed.
- There will be 2 Sections
- Sonneborn-Berger score will be used to determine tie breaks.
- Full point bye given to to unpaired player during rounds. (Odd number total players)
- No Players can win more than one prize
- Paypal will be used for prize distribution
- Section prize will be determined based on the Rating Supplement of November 2020
- OPEN Section
- 1st – $70 Cash Prize
- 2nd – $40 Cash Prize
- 3rd – $30 Cash Prize
- Top U1900- $25 Cash Prize
- Top U1500- $25 Cash Prize
- Top U1300- $25 Cash Prize
- Biggest Upset – $10 Cash Prize
- U1000 Section
- 1st Place – $50 Cash Prize
- 2nd Place – $30 Cash Prize
- 3rd Place – $20 Cash Prize
- Top U500 – $20 Cash Prize
- Top Unrated – $15 Cash Prize
- $15 Entry Fee until Nov 15
- $20 Entry Fee Until Nov 20
- $25 Late Entry
- Registration close on Nov 21 10PM Eastern.
- Advanced Entries
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- lichess: mymchess
- skype: mymchess