Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

2018 Shenandoah Valley Chess Day Open

Saturday, October 13, 2018 -- Winchester, Virginia

4SS, G/45 D0. Lord Fairfax Community College
Corron Building (Exit 302 RT 81)
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645


Open SectionU1500U1000Scholastic
(K-2, 3-5, 6-8)
1st Place$150$75TrophyTrophy
2nd Place$75$50TrophyTrophy
3rd Place$50$25TrophyTrophy

Entry Fee: Fees: $25 Open, $20 U1500, U1000, $15 Scholastic before 10/11 via PayPal. Add $5 Site entries. Max 1/2 half bye. Must be announced by Rd. 2.
Registration: Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Please be on time. Registration will close promptly at 9:15. If late arrivals cannot be properly paired without delaying the start of the 1st round, they will have to take a 1st round 1/2 pt. bye. Tournament description, directions, and additional information can be found at


Round 19:30am
Round 211:15am
Lunch Break
Round 31:45pm
Round 4ASAP

*** Tiebreaks if necessary. Playoff for overall winner may also be organized.

Format subject to change based on time availability and number of participants. ***

Byes:A single half pt. bye is available & must be requested before the start of Rd. 2


No Phone Entries Accepted. Info only. Call David at (973) 280-7189 or e-mail [email protected]

Sections:The tournament is organized into three (3) Sections : Open / U1500 / U1000 / Scholastic. All games will be rated. US Chess Federation Membership is required and available for purchase on-site.

Registration Deadline: Online Registration ends at midnight, Thursday, October 11. Onsite registration is from 8:30am — 9:15am.
General Information: Chess Sets and boards will be provided. Players should bring their own Chess Clocks, pens and pencils if they have them. A Chess Clock is required.  Players will need to provide their own.
Competition Format: Open Section -- 4 Rounds, Swiss System. This is not an elimination tournament. Every player plays multiple games!