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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

25th Annual Parkersburg Homecoming Chess Tournament w/ Entry Form

25th Annual Parkersburg Homecoming Chess Tournament 

Sunday, August 19, 2018 

        A United States Chess Federation Heritage Event

         A West Virginia Chess Association 
Grand Prix Event

Site:              The Blennerhassett Hotel, 320 Market St., Parkersburg, WV 26101

Format:        4 Round Swiss System, G/60 d/5

Schedule:     Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:45-3-5:15

Byes:            Maximum one half-point bye per player in rounds 1-3.
                      Bye must be requested before the first round.

Entry Fee:    Rated: $20 postmarked by 8/13, $25 at site,
                      Non-Rated: $10 (register and pay at the site)

Prizes:          Rated: Trophy to 1st & 2nd, $$ Based on Entries,
                      Non-Rated: Trophy to 1st .

Entries: Patrick Kelly, 104 Iroquois Drive, Marietta, OH 45750 (Checks payable to “Patrick Kelly”)

Info: Email: Phone: (740) 374-0538

Misc.: No Smoking. USCF membership (available at the site) required for Rated Section Wheelchair             Accessible.

Hotel Rate: $127 Blennerhassett Hotel, Reservations Mgr., Robin Silva 304-865-8650.
                     Reference the Chess Tournament. Rate will be available through the date of the                                     tournament for either Saturday or Sunday. Reservations must be made by 07/18/2018.


 25th Annual Parkersburg Homecoming 

Chess Tournament 
 Entry Form

 Send Entries To (or fill out at registration table):

 Patrick Kelly
104 Iroquois Drive
 Marietta, OH 45750 

                                                   (Make Checks Payable to Patrick Kelly)
  (Please Print) 

Name: __________________________________________   USCF ID: ____________________ Street Address: ___________________________________   USCF Expiration: ______________ City/State/ZIP:_________________________                        USCF Rating:_________________

Section (Circle One):               Rated          Non-Rated
Bye Requested for Round: ________
E-mail Address: ________________________________
Entry Fee Enclosed: $______________


Thursday, April 26, 2018

Puzzle: Mate n' 3

     Black to Move


         Try to solve and post answers in comments