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Blackstone Chess Festival Events
3-day Festival Open→
Friday-Sunday, Aug 23 (7pm), 24, 25.
5SS · Game 90m, 30s increment
2-day Class Championship→
Under 2000, Under 1500
Saturday-Sunday, Aug 24, 25.
4SS · Game 90m, 30s increment
Sunday, August 25, 11am.
3SS · Game 45m, 15s increment
**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.
in the event of cancellation or late arrival.
Late entries receive a half point bye for the first round.
(Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm only)
Contact Tournament Director
New Book Releases
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.
Siclian Refuted!? ... Marc Esserman gives White some
fantastic ideas which will certainly cause us
Sicilian fans to cringe!
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or in person at
the Blackstone Chess Center, 250 Main St, Pawtucket RI.