Chess Effect Fundraiser July 15th, 2023
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Organized by: The Chess Effect in partnership with Unity Chess Club and ChessHelps. We would like to give a huge thank you to our sponsors, LIL Venture Fund, the only Venture Fund in the world that is dedicated to funding high school projects.
Unity Chess Club Website: https://www.unitychess.com/
LIL Venture Fund: https://www.scholarlaunch.org/leadership-innovation-lab
Venue: Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center: 3165 W Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226
Please bring set and clock. Notation will be provided
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, play-up permitted within 100 points of section, but costs 5$ extra. Unrated may only play in U1200.
USCF Membership Required to Participate
- Open Section: For players who are rated at least 1800.
- U1800 Section: For players who are rated below 1800, but 1200 or above.
- U1200 Section: For players who are rated below 1200.
Entry Fees: 30$ 6/30. 35$ by 7/14. 40$ on-site. 5$ extra for play-up. No entry fee for GM/IM/FM (entry fee will be deducted from prize amount)
Schedule: 4 rounds, G45+5
9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM
Prizes: Based on amount of entries
- Open Section: 1st– 25%, 2nd– 15%, 3rd – 10%
- U1800: 1st– 25%, 2nd– 15%, 3rd – 10%
- U1200: Trophies for top 3 places. First place will receive complementary lesson from GM or IM.