When

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
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Where

Blackstone Valley Prep School 
291 Broad St
Cumberland, RI 02864
 

 
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Contact

Bob Salvas 
Southeast New England Chess Association 
401-359-1602 
monasterychess@gmail.com 
 

11th Cumberland Winter Chess Fest 

The Cumberland Winter Chess Fest is a scholastic chess tournament for children in grades K-12. Trophies will be awarded to the top players in each section which will be divided by age group. Join us for the fun and competition!

FORMAT:  4SS, G/25 D5 One USCF rated sections and three unrated sections:

-NOVICE

-AGE 10 and UNDER

-AGE 14 and UNDER

-OPEN (USCF RATED)*

*Students of any age may play (up to grade 12) with active USCF membership.

For more information about USCF membership go to www.uschess.org or call 800-903-8723.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three players in each section.

Sections may be combined and OPEN section may not qualify for rating if the section does not meet requirements of the USCF.  This is a 4 round tournament but a small section may have to play 3.  Full point byes may apply in odd-numbered sections and point byes are available in any round pending early notification to the tournament director.  Please bring chess clock if you own one.

DOOR REGISTRATION: At the door $25 entry fee. 9:00-9:45 AM. Round 1 starts at 10:00 AM. Others on completion of each round. Pre-registered players should confirm no later than 9:45AM.  Age 10 and 14 & Under will finish around 12:30, Open section around 1:00.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Online entry fee $20.  Scholarships available if needed on a case by case basis. Southeast New England Chess Association is a non-profit organization.

DIRECTIONS FROM PROVIDENCE (and points south): TAKE I-95 North to Exit 29 (Pawtucket). Take a sharp left onto Broadway/US-1. Take the third right onto Exchange Street. Go 0.4 miles, turn right onto Broad Street (Rt. 114N) 2.0 miles to Blackstone Valley Prep.The school will be on your right.

DIRECTIONS FROM MASSACHUSETTS (and points north): Take I-295 South to Exit 10 (Cumberland, Rt. 122 – Mendon Road). Go south on Mendon Road 2.5 miles. Turn slight left onto Broad Street (near Del’s). Go 0.9 miles. The school will be on your left just beyond St. Patrick’s Church.

Park in the school lot on the south side of the building or on the street.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION contact Bob Salvas at (401) 359-1602 or email: monasterychess@gmail.com.