Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open
Saturday, September 21, 2013
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
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Join us for the 13th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open, an exciting day of all-ages outdoor chess competition. Grandmasters will play with challengers throughout the day and there will be chess puzzles for kids. Chess sets, trophies, medals, and other prizes to be awarded following the last round!
Rounds at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. Bring chess sets and clocks if you own them. Also featuring GM Speed Chess Match at 10:00 a.m.
Register in Advance! Limited to the first 500 Entrants.
To register for the tournament, email email@example.com, send a fax to (212) 564-5523, or visit the Chess-in-the-Schools website. You will need to provide name, section, phone number, email address, and USCF chess rating if applicable.
Competition Sections (subject to change if necessary)
Youth Unrated: open to unrated players under age 10
Teen Unrated: open to unrated players ages 10 to 15
Adult Unrated: open to unrated players ages 16 and over
Novice: open to players rated under 1000
Intermediate: open to players rated from 1000 to 1399
Open Championship: open to all
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