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Blackstone Chess Festival Events

3-day Festival Open→
Friday-Sunday, Aug 23 (7pm), 24, 25.
5SS · Game 90m, 30s increment
EF: $50/52/60**

2-day Class Championship→
Under 2000, Under 1500
Saturday-Sunday, Aug 24, 25.
4SS · Game 90m, 30s increment
EF: $30/32/40**

1-day Octads→ (Under 2200)
Sunday, August 25, 11am.
3SS · Game 45m, 15s increment
EF: $25/27/30**

**Entry Fee Details

Advance entries can pay at the door, by cash or by check. Must be submitted by midnight the night before the event. A $2 surcharge is added to entries paid by credit/debit cards or PayPal.

Arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of round 1 to ensure pairing, or 15 minutes before round 2 if requesting a bye in round 1. No byes for Quads.

E-mail director*** in the event of cancellation or late arrival.

Late entries receive a half point bye for the first round.

email to blackstone chess

Info: 401.751.6239
(Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm only)

Contact Tournament Director


New Book Releases

Playing 1.d4: Queen's Gambit

Queen's Gambit, Schandorff

The first of 2 volumes by Lars Schandorff presenting an active space-grabbing repertiore based on the Queend's Gambit.

The dynamic Indian Defences are covered in the second volume.

Mayhem in the Morra

Mayhem in the Morra

Siclian Refuted!? ... Marc Esserman gives White some fantastic ideas which will certainly cause us Sicilian fans to cringe!

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