24th annual EASTERN CHESS CONGRESS
October 24-25, 2020 - 6 rounds, G/75+10 - Internet Chess Club
For new CCA online players, this event includes a free two month membership in ICC.
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OCTOBER 24-25: 24th annual EASTERN CHESS CONGRESS
6-SS, G/75+10, at Internet Chess Club. $8000 guaranteed prizes. Must be on Zoom (use real name) to be eligible for prizes (side/rear camera angle). In 4 sections. Premier Section: Open to 2000/above. $1200-600-400-200, top U2300 $400-200, top New Jersey resident $100. Under 2100 Section: $600-400-300-200, top U1900/Unr $400-200. Under 1700 Section: $500-300-200-150, top U1500 (no unr) $300-150. Under 1300 Section: $400-250-150-100, top U1100 (no unr) $200-100. Unrated prize limits: U1300 Section $100, U1700 Section $200. Entry fee at chessaction.com by 10/21: $118; residents of Eastern Time Zone or Atlantic Time Zone (US or Canada) $98. By 12:30 pm EDT 10/24, all $22 more. Must take round 1 bye after 9 pm EDT 10/23. GMs $90 from prize. Log into playcca.com 30 minutes before game. Rounds begin (EDT): 11:00 am, 2:30 pm, & 6:00 pm each day. Half point byes available all rounds; limit 2 byes, must be claimed with registration & cannot be changed. USCF membership required; may join with registration. Online Regular rated (will not affect regular OTB ratings), Online Regular used for section eligibility. pairings & prizes (OTB Regular used if no Online Regular). $15 service charge for refunds. WARNING: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN WHEN PAIRINGS ARE ISSUED, OR YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED.
WHAT TO DO AFTER REGISTRATION:
1) At chessaction.com, go to the row for the tournament and click on "entry list" to make sure you are listed. If not, notify us at email@example.com.
2) If you are a current ICC member with a user name linked to your USCF ID number (like those who have played in our online tournaments), you are all set. If not, go to register.chessclub.com/cca to register with ICC. If you are unable to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
3) Read the rules posted HERE.
5) 30 minutes before play begins, log into playcca.com, wait for any messages, and wait for your pairing to pop up when play is about to begin. DO NOT LOG OFF or you may not be paired.