Eastern Chess Congress Warmup
September 25-26, 2021
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SEPTEMBER 25-26: Eastern Chess Congress Warmup
6-SS, G/75+10, at Internet Chess Club. $5000 guaranteed prizes. Must be on Zoom (use real name) to be eligible for prizes), see ccazoom.com. $150 prize limit if no Zoom side/rear camera angle. In 4 sections. Major Section: Open to 1900/over. $700-400-200-150, top U2200 $300-150. Under 2000/Unr Section: $400-280-150-100, U1800 (no Unr) $240-120. Under 1700/Unr Section: $340-200-120-80, top U1500 (no Unr) $180-90, unrated limit $150. Under 1400/Unr Section: $280-150-100-60, U1200 (no Unr) $140-70; unrated limit $80. Entry fee $83 at chessaction.com by 9/23, $100 by 10 am EDT 9/25. New players (1st CCA event on ICC) should register by 9/23. EF discount: $30 less if playing in Eastern Chess Congress, 10/1-3 in Princeton, NJ. GMs $80 from prize. Log into playcca.com 30 minutes before game. Rounds begin each day: EDT 11 am, 2:30 pm & 6 pm. 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 OTB ratings), Online Regular ratings used for pairings & prizes (OTB Regular used if no Online Regular). $15 service charge for refunds. Ent: Chessaction.com. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
4) Log into Zoom at CCAZOOM.COM. You must be on Zoom, using your real name, to be eligible for prizes.
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.