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JerryBaker
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Lexington 2nd Saturday Chess Tournament

 

When: March 12, 2nd Saturday of the month, registration starts at 11:30am

 

Where: Univ of Kentucky, Dickey Hall #353, (304 Scott St)

 

Time Control: 3 rounds, G/45;d5

 

Start Times: Approx.~(12:00) - 2:15 - 4:00

 

Entry Fee: $20 or FREE - yes, FREE.

 

Pairings are the same whether you pay or play for FREE.

All games are still USCF rated as normal.

Those paying are eligible for Prizes depending on who else in your section also pays. If you are the only one in your section to pay, then you win your $20 back.

On average, about 1/2 the players play for FREE.

 

Prizes: 100% of entry fees. FREE entries get paired exactly like everyone else, but they are not eligible for money prizes.

 

Sections: Open, Quads, Multi-sections, it all depends on the rating spread of all the players. We try to be as fair as possible and will accommodate requests of playing 'up' and trying to avoid pairing friends and family if possible. No 1/2 point byes allowed.

 

Membership: USCF membership required. All games are USCF rated. USCF Website

 

Other: Rated Speed Chess event starts at 6pm. $5 or FREE entry, 100% of entry fees go toward prizes.

 

Super-easy, FREE parking all around Dickey Hall, 304 Scott St, Lexington Ky 40508

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March 9, 2016 at 6:57 PM Flag Quote & Reply

JerryBaker
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Congrats to Meghan Waters, Steve Phillips, and Steve Miller for all tieing for 1st in Saturday's tournament.


Also, we saw the return of Frank Niro! He played the first two rounds without a loss.


Thanks to everyone that came out to play.


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March 13, 2016 at 10:26 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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JerryBaker at March 13, 2016 at 10:26 AM

Congrats to Meghan Waters, Steve Phillips, and Steve Miller for all tieing for 1st in Saturday's tournament.


Also, we saw the return of Frank Niro! He played the first two rounds without a loss.


Thanks to everyone that came out to play.


Jerry, that's great!

I hope to see you...and many other...fine Lexington players at this coming Saturday's Greater Louisville Open, as well! :)


Andy

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Don't you know that in a race all the runners compete, but only one wins the prize? So then, run to win!

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March 16, 2016 at 5:04 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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