PNWCC Thanksgiving Open (TGO) (USCF Online Rated)
Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Friday, November 27, 2020 08:30 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1i-G9gQ2fhXEx8vJmkKa4pIOtXI_hmYBr/view?usp=sharing
Chess.com Club Link : https://www.chess.com/club/pnwcc-masters
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Event Address : Chess.com,Online,WA 98034
Prize Fund : $10,000
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : chess.com
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Dual [G/60;+5]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 9 [Each sections may have differen number of rounds]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Total Seats : 200
Event Time Zone : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Friday, November 27, 2020 8:30 AM ~ Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:00 PM
Schedule Info : 3 Rounds per Day @ 08:30AM - 11:30AM - 2:30PM PDT/Seattle Times
Registration : Register by Friday, November 27, 2020 11:00 PM
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 : 9-round swiss tournament with time control G/60;+5 for in two sections - The Masters section is for USCF 2200+ and the Challenger section is for U2200. Three half-point byes available to fit your busy weekend schedules. Three rounds per day at 08:30AM - 11:30AM - 2:30PM PDT/Seattle Times. Strict anti-cheating and check in required. Please read our flyer for detail. Event is USCF Online Rated.
Misc Info : Top 10 boards use this ZOOM meeting on Nov 29th

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
9 Rounds | 3 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$500 - $300 - $200 - $100 - $50 Best U2000 $75 Best U1800 $50 Best U1600 $35 Best U1400 $25 Best U1200 $25
Entry Fees
$35.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 0 - 2199 ]
$45.00 [ Before 10/26/2020 9:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 0 - 2199 ]
$55.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 0 - 2199 ]
9 Rounds | 3 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$4000 - $2000 - $1000 - $500 - $300 - $200 - $150 - $100 -$75 -$50
Entry Fees
$0.00 [ Before 10/26/2020 10:30:00 PM & Specific USCF IDs ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$60.00 [ & FIDE Title = WIM ]
$60.00 [ & FIDE Title = IM ]
$100.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 2200 - 9999 ]
$120.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 2200 - 9999 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 2100 | 20 Seats
Entry Fees
$130.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 2100 - 2199 ]
$150.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 2100 - 2199 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 2000 | 12 Seats
Entry Fees
$160.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 2000 - 2099 ]
$180.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 2000 - 2099 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 1900 | 10 Seats
Entry Fees
$170.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
$190.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 1800 | 8 Seats
Entry Fees
$180.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1800 - 1899 ]
$200.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1800 - 1899 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 1700 | 8 Seats
Entry Fees
$190.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1700 - 1799 ]
$210.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1700 - 1799 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 1600 | 6 Seats
Entry Fees
$200.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1600 - 1699 ]
$220.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1600 - 1699 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 1500 | 6 Seats
Entry Fees
$210.00 [ Before 9/9/2020 11:59:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1500 - 1599 ]
$230.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1500 - 1599 ]