PNWCC G45 - Apr 10
Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, April 10, 2021 08:00 Pacific Daylight Time | Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bYlVylAcMv-MBci0WctIl7rWUOVxK_FA/view
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link : https://chess.com/live
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.nachesshub.com/EventFiles?EventID=e99cdeb0-3635-4078-a07e-f446e6edca25
Event Address : Chess.com,Online,WA 98034
Prize Fund : $775
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : chess.com
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Dual [G/45;+10]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 5 [Each sections may have differen number of rounds]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Total Seats : 70
Event Time Zone : Pacific Daylight Time
Dates : Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:00 AM ~ Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:00 PM
Schedule Info : 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM PDT/Seattle Time
Registration : Register by Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:00 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 5-round Swiss tournament on chess.com with time control: G/45;+10.
  2. Event is both chess.com and USCF online rated.
  3. Sections and prizes (Open and U1600 have limited play-up seats).
    • Open: $200 - $150 - $100 - $80 - $60 - $30.
    • U1600: $40 - $30 - $20 - $10 - $10.
    • U1200: $20 - $15 - $10 - $5 - $5.
  4. Registration fee will be refunded for USCF 2000+ players after this tournament. Top 4 USCF 2000+ players won't play each other.
  5. Event is USCF Online Rated.
  6. PNWCC TDs will make pairing based on the highest of FIDE, USCF and USCF Online rating.
    • PNWCC TDs will start games for players.
    • Player should wait at https://www.chess.com/live on time.
    • Forfeit for 30 minutes late in R1 and 20 minutes late in R2-R5.
  7. PNWCC Fair Play Agreement and Rules.
    • Must join ZOOM meeting (register and sign-in to see the link) with full name in Enlgish.
    • Must use a angled camera to cover player and all computer screens.
    • Must share the full screen (not just share the web browser).
    • Must turn on Zoom audio.
    • Player can leave for restroom only when it is not his/her move. After 30 mins, any leave from camera must be approved by TDs.
  8. The games will be submitted to chess.com for fair play checking. After checking is done, prizes will be sent out.
  9. Check in phrase: I have read the flyer and know R1 will start at 8:00AM Seattle time. I have requested all my byes. I will join ZOOM with angled camera, microphone on and shared screen. No restroom use after 30 min into the game. I will play fairly.

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
5 Rounds | 1 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing | 30 Seats
$200 - $150 - $100 - $80 - $60 - $30
Entry Fees
$25.00 [ Before 4/8/2021 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1600 - 1999 ]
$35.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1600 - 1999 ]
Play Up : U1600 Play Up | 4 Seats
Entry Fees
$40.00 [ Before 4/8/2021 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1500 - 1599 ]
$50.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1500 - 1599 ]
Play Up : 2000-2600 | 8 Seats
Entry Fees
$10.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 2000 - 2300 ]
5 Rounds | 1 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing | 20 Seats
$40 - $30 - $20 - $10 - $10
Entry Fees
$25.00 [ Before 4/8/2021 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1200 - 1599 ]
$35.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1200 - 1599 ]
Play Up : U1200 Play Up | 10 Seats
Entry Fees
$35.00 [ Before 4/8/2021 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 0 - 1199 ]
$45.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 0 - 1199 ]
5 Rounds | 1 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing | 20 Seats
$20 - $10 - $5 - $5 - $5
Entry Fees
$20.00 [ Before 4/8/2021 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 0 - 1199 ]
$30.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 0 - 1199 ]