Grassroots Olympiad I

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, August 01, 2020 09:30 Pacific Daylight Time | Event state: Completed


Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bYlVylAcMv-MBci0WctIl7rWUOVxK_FA/view
Chess.com Club Link : https://www.chess.com/club/pnwcc-grassroots-olympiads
Chess.com Tournament Url : https://www.chess.com/live#t=1354681
Live Game Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Event Address : Chess.com, Chess.com, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $600
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : chess.com
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Rapid [G/15;+5]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 4 [Each sections may have different number of rounds]
Half-point Byes Available : 0 [Each sections may have different number of half-point byes]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Total Seats : 200
Event Time Zone : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:30 AM ~ Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:45 PM
Schedule Info : Start at 9:30 and auto-paired by chess.com
Registration : Register by Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:15 AM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
Member Discount :
Membership Type Discount
TeamUSA 100%
PNWCC 6-month Membership (Bronze) 10%
Fair Play Rules : By registering for a PNWCC chess event, players agree to follow the fair play agreement terms in accordance with maintaining the highest possible standards of ethics and fair play during my online chess games.
  • I promise to not use a cell phone, chess engine, or seek any kind of outside assistance during my games.
  • I promise to follow the enhanced fair play rules in PNWCC online tournament.
    • I will use the program ZOOM in order to be monitored via webcam when required.
    • I understand that my games may be checked by Chess.com or lichess.org’s Fair Play team for signs of fair play violations.
    • The games of all prize winners will be certified by PNWCC's Fair Play Committee
    • PNWCC has the sole right to interpret the results of the online tournament games.
    • If my online account(s) get closed due to fair-play violations, I will have to return all the prize money I earned from PNWCC events, regardless if I violated the fair-play rules in the PNWCC events or not. If I do not return the prize money, PNWCC can publicly announce that my account gets closed for fair-play violation.
Players who break the agreement will face forfeiture of their games, expulsion from the tournament, and sanctions by PNWCC
Description : You probably not ready yet to represent your country to play FIDE Olympiads, but you can play players that will participate in the 2020 FIDE Olympiads in PNWCC's Grassroots Olympids, a 4-round rapid tournament on chess.com with time control of G/15;+5. The prizes are guaranteed - $300-$200-$100! Check-In Phrase - I know round start at 9:30AM PST and I will play fairly by following all PNWCC Rules!
Misc Info : Join chess.com club - https://www.chess.com/club/pnwcc-grassroots-olympiads Join tournament - https://www.chess.com/live#t=1354681 Start at 9:30 and auto-paired by chess.com Check in phrase - I know round start at 9:30AM PST and I will play fairly by following all PNWCC Rules!

Zoom and Skype Links
Only registered & paid players can see the links. Please Login or Register to see the ZOOM and Skype Info

Sections and Entry Fees
Name Details
4 Rounds | 1 Byes | Rapid Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$300-$200-$100
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$15.00 [ ]