Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Add to Calendar 


Easton Middle School 
98 Columbus Avenue
North Easton, MA 02356

Driving Directions 


Bob Salvas 
Southeast New England Chess Association 

SENECA MSGP Tournament 

The SENECA Massachusetts Scholastic Grand Prix (MSGP) Tournament is a chess tournament for players in grades K-12. Players in the Open, Age 14 & Under, Age 11 & Under, and Age 8 & Under sections may earn points toward the MACA MSGP. For more information on the MSGP, see http://www.masschess.org/scholastics/MSGP-Rules.aspx.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Easton Middle School
98 Columbus Avenue
North Easton, MA 02356

Time Control
4SS, G/25 d5 (everyone plays 4 rounds unless he or she gets a bye)

Open (USCF rated and MSGP)
Age 14 & Under (USCF rated and MSGP)
Age 11 & Under (USCF rated and MSGP)
Age 8 & Under (USCF rated and MSGP)
Novice (UNRATED and not an MSGP section)

Note: a player in a USCF rated section has the option to play in a higher section. Any player in a USCF rated section must have an active USCF membership, which should be purchased online before the tournament at http://uschess.org/.

Trophies to top 3 players in each section.

Byes must be requested in advance. Limit 1 half-point bye per player. Byes in rounds 3 and 4 are irrevocable and must be requested before the start of round 1.

Entry Fee
$25 online by 2/20 at 11:59 PM, $30 at site (cash or check only).

Onsite Registration
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM.

Advance Entry Check-In
Players who register in advance must check in onsite between 9:00 AM and 9:45 AM.

Round Times
First round at 10:00 AM. Others ASAP upon completion of previous round.

Other Information
1. USCF membership is required for players in all sections except the Novice section. This should be purchased before the tournament at http://www.uschess.org/.
2. This tournament is part of the Massachusetts Scholastic Grand Prix (MSGP), which is administered by the Massachusetts Chess Association (MACA). For more details on the MSGP, see http://www.masschess.org/scholastics/MSGP-Rules.aspx.
3. The Novice section does not count toward the MSGP. The other four sections are all MSGP sections.
4. Please bring a clock if you have one. Boards and sets will be provided.
5. Sections may be combined dependent upon the number of players.

Additional Information
For additional information, contact Bob Salvas from the Southeast New England Chess Assocation via email (monasterychess@gmail.com) or phone (401-359-1602).