Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after October 21, 2023 at 11:30 AM EDT.
On-site registration is not available for this event.

When: Saturday, October 21, 2023, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM EDT
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320
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Sponsor: Connecticut State Chess Association
Event Type: Open
Entry Fees:

Rated Section(s):

Section Fees & Conditions
Open $40 USD initial ; $50 USD effective 10/18/2023 ; $60 USD effective 10/20/2023
U1700 $40 USD initial ; $50 USD effective 10/18/2023 ; $60 USD effective 10/20/2023
Rated 1699 and under.
U1200 $30 USD initial ; $40 USD effective 10/18/2023 ; $50 USD effective 10/20/2023
Rated 1199 and under.
U700 $30 USD initial ; $40 USD effective 10/18/2023 ; $50 USD effective 10/20/2023
Rated 699 and under.

Non-Rated Section(s):

Section Fees & Conditions
NR (not USCF rated; USCF ID not required) $30 USD initial ; $40 USD effective 10/18/2023 ; $50 USD effective 10/20/2023
Rated 299 and under.

Online registration only. No on-site registration.

Schedule: 4 Rounds SS, Round 1 at 11a, then ASAP (all players play 4 games)
Time Control: Open, U1700 and U1200: G/45 d5
U700 and NR: G/30 d5
Byes: Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available for rounds: 1, 2, 3.
Zero (0) point bye requests are available for rounds: 2, 3, 4.
Alexander Lumelsky
P: +18605930225
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NOTICE:  REGULAR REGISTRATION ENDS 10/20 @ 8p. "SAME DAY" ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL START 10/20 @ 9p and END 10/21 @ 11:30a. ON-SITE REGISTRATION STARTS 10/21 @ 10a and ends at 11:30a. Players registering after 10:30a on 10/21 may receive a half point bye for Round 1 at the organizer's discretion. All on-site registration payments are exact change cash, only. 

Prizes: $150-100 in Open; $125-75 in U1700; Trophies to Top 3 in U1200, U700, NR. Champion Trophies to Open Winner and Top New London City Resident; Medals to non-placing players in U700 and NR sections. (Rated over 299 cannot participate in NR.)

On-site Registration: Add $10 by 11:30a, ½ pt Rd 1 bye after 10:30a; exact change cash only.

Credits/Discounts:    *CSCA Entry Credit: First time USCF registrants get $20 entry credit to a 2023-24 CSCA State Championship event, exp: June 30, 2024. Need-based: Cases of financial hardship and Title I students, please email CSCA. Senior (65+) and Sibling (pK-12): Email CSCA before entry for 10% discount. Premium and Member Organization Members: CSCA Premium and Member Organizations Members apply 25% discount. Discount code provided. *Masters: Entry fee is waived for NMs and higher, if registering by Oct 17. Deducted from prize thereafter. Please email CSCA to register.

NotesThis non-profit event is organized and sponsored by the Connecticut State Chess Association and Connecticut College Chess Club for the benefit of the Connecticut chess community. [1] Contact. All questions/inquiries to events.CSCA@gmail.com[2] Tax requirements. Players receiving total payments of $600 or more from the CSCA in 2023 must submit a W-9 to the CSCA at events.CSCA@gmail.com in advance of receiving prize. [3] Refunds/Cancellation Policy: To withdraw registration or request a refund, email your request to events.CSCA@gmail.com no later than Oct 18 at 11:59 PM. Refund requests not received by email or received after the above deadline, will not be honored. Refunds are subject to $15 administrative fee. [4] Unauthorized solicitation is prohibited. This is a nonprofit event for the Connecticut chess community, and the CSCA event Promotion Policy at CSCA Tournaments & Events is in effect. Please contact CSCA at events.CSCA@gmail.com for advertising and promotional opportunities.