PNWCC Expert Plus G75
Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Sunday, April 18, 2021 08:30 Pacific Daylight Time | Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kmQ-J1p6hKGwsYd7IBcKTZAaK5wIH542/view?usp=sharing
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Event Address : Chess.com,Online,WA 98034
Prize Fund : $1,350
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : chess.com
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Classical [G/75;+5]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 4 [Each sections may have differen number of rounds]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Total Seats : 48
Event Time Zone : Pacific Daylight Time
Dates : Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:30 AM ~ Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:00 PM
Schedule Info : 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST/Seattle Time
Registration : Register by Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:30 AM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
USCF Membership : Must not expire before event ends
Member Discount :
Mebmership Type Discount
PNWCC Annual 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.
Players who break the agreement will face forfeiture of their games, expulsion from the tournament, and sanctions by PNWCC, chess.com, lichess.org, and US Chess.

  • I promise to follow the US Chess rules while playing my games (no communication with other players, etc)
  • I promise to not use a cell phone, chess engine, or seek any kind of outside assistance during my games.
  • I will use the program ZOOM in order to be monitored via webcam.
  • I understand that my games may be checked by Chess.com and 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 and/or Chess.com's Fair Play Review Team.
  • 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.
Description :
  1. A 4-round, G/75+5 tournament on chess.com for two separate groups of USCF Expert and USCF Masters
  2. Event is both chess.com and USCF online rated.
    • Expert Group - USCF 2000-2199 (limited play-up for USCF 1900+)
    • Master Group - USCF 2200+ (limited play-up for USCF 2100+)
    • Can use peak rating as qualification
  3. Each group will have up to 3 invited trainers that will not play each other with guaranteed prize
    • Expert group will have 3 FM/IM trainers. Gtd prize $75 if score 2.5+ points. Can earn higher prize.
    • Master group will have 3 IM/GM trainers. Gtd prize $100 if score 2.5+ points. Can earn higher prize.
    • Trainers can't offer draw before move 40
  4. Section prize
    • Expert - $200 - $150 - $100 - $50 -$25
    • Masters - $300 - $200 - $150 - $100 -$75
  5. Sibling discount and pairing:
    • Per request, we will not pair siblings
    • Siblings take 15% discount on entry fee.
  6. Forced bye get $10 back - in case someone got forced bye and can play only 3 games, $10 entry fee will be refunded. Request after event by email PNWCCTD@gmail.com
  7. Waiting list - in case play-up and/or trainer spots are full, please get into the waiting list, don't lose your chance.;)
  8. No restroom use after 90-min into the game. Before that 2 breaks allowed. Use it ONLY AFTER you make your move.
  9. ONE half-point (0.5) bye is allowed.
Misc Info : 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM PDT/Seattle Time PNWCC Fair Play Rules apply! Check-in phrase - I know round start at 8:30AM PDT 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 | Classical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
Peak rating allowed to use as qualification. Contact PNWCCTD@gmail.com.
$300 - $200 - $150 - $100 -$75
Entry Fees
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$50.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 PM & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2200 - 2399 ]
$50.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 PM & Peak Rating 2200 - 2399 ]
$60.00 [ & Peak Rating 2200 - 9999 ]
$60.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2200 - 9999 ]
Play Up : USCF 2100 Play up to Master | 10 Seats
Peak rating allowed to use as qualification. Contact PNWCCTD@gmail.com.
Entry Fees
$75.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 AM & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2100 - 2199 ]
$75.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 PM & Peak Rating 2100 - 2199 ]
$85.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2100 - 2199 ]
$85.00 [ & Peak Rating 2100 - 2199 ]
Play Up : Master Trainers | 3 Seats
Entry Fees
$0.00 [ & FIDE Standard Rating 2300 - 9999 ]
$0.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2400 - 9999 ]
4 Rounds | 1 Byes | Classical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$200 - $150 - $100 - $50 -$25
Entry Fees
$45.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 PM & Peak Rating 2000 - 2199 ]
$45.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2000 - 2199 ]
$55.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2000 - 2199 ]
$55.00 [ & Peak Rating 2000 - 2199 ]
Play Up : USCF 1900 Play-up to Expert | 14 Seats
Entry Fees
$70.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 PM & Peak Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
$70.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 8:30:00 PM & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
$80.00 [ & Peak Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
$80.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
Play Up : Expert Trainers | 3 Seats
Entry Fees
$0.00 [ & Higher of USCF OTB/OLN Regular Rating 2200 - 2600 ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Standard Rating 2100 - 2600 ]
4 Rounds | 0 Byes | Classical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
Get in line for available play-up and trainers - first come first serve
Entry Fees
$0.00 [ & Peak Rating 1900 - 9999 ]
$0.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1900 - 9999 ]