Chess Effect Fundraiser March 28th 2021
This tournament’s purpose is to raise funds to donate to Arizona Helping Hands, while spreading the gift of chess.
Fundraising: This chess tournament is made by a nonprofit organization (chesseffect.org) to raise funds for a good cause while spreading the gift of chess.
Sections: Made by USCF rating, can play-up if within 100 points of section, but cost 5$ extra. Unrated can only play in U1400 Section.
U1400 Section: For players with USCF rating below 1400
1400-1799 Section: For players with USCF rating 1400 or above, but below 1800
Over 1800 Section: For players with USCF rating 1800 or above
Entry Fees: For U1400 20$. For 1400-1799 and Over 1800 20$.
Format/Schedule: 5 rounds 15+2 on lichess.org. Free Account Required and need to join the Lichess Team for your specific section; shown under Registration.
9AM, 10AM, 11AM, 12PM, 1PM; All times PST
Registration: Register here https://www.events4chess.com/events/?event_ID=1363
Create a free lichess account at https://lichess.org/signup. After that, request to join these teams on lichess.org. There will be a chess CAPTCHA, and you need to solve it before sending in the request. Write your name in the Message portion and it will be approved.
Prizes: $350 Guaranteed
U1400 Section: 1st-$50 2nd-$30 1st U800-$20
1400-1799 Section: 1st-$50 2nd-$30 3rd-$20
Over 1800 Section: 1st-$50 2nd-$30 3rd-$20