New Year Open Tournament
Saturday, January 3, 2015, 10:15 am - 7:00 pm

Presented by Tampa Chess Centre and

Rated USCF Chess Tournament - Open to all ages
Entry fee is only $25 if registered in advance. $30 on-site.
Both Adults and Kids Are Welcome.

The adults are on the run! These events are rating BONANZAS for younger players & great lessons if they lose!
PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE! We are starting at 10:15 am to accomodate Game 60 time control!
We are pairing the advance entries who may arrive @10:40. Please call if you can't make it!
Tentative entries include: Siddharth Acharya, Miyaz Ansari, Doug Ashbaugh, Tej Bikkasani, Chris Brown, Beard Bruce, Domenic Castellano, Wyndell East, Scott Galbraith, Andres Hernandez, Truman Hoang, Sajid Jailani, Roshan Jayaraman, Ojas Kalia, Chong Oh Kim, Jayant Maheshwari, Goran Markovic, Tom Martin, Meghan Namelikonda, Vincent Nguyen, Mayfield Parker, Ali Salih, Edward Shen, Richard Sloan, Attila Sonkoly, Kapil Srikanth, Kai Tabor, Luis Valdes, Steve White, Lixin Zheng.

Date: Saturday, January 3, 2015
Tentative Future Tournament Dates: TBD .


Tampa Chess Centre
Busch Commercial Plaza
5035 E. Busch Blvd, Suite 10
Tampa, FL 33617

Rounds: 4 rounds Swiss Sys

Time Control (NEW): Game 60 with 5 second delay

Entry fee: Only $25 if registered in advance. $30 on-site.
USCF membership required. You may join on-site on tournament day.

Prize money: $500 based on 30 entries.

Prize distribution subject to category of entries (such as if 50% adults/kids) split equitably.
Example of prizes: $150-90-60. U1700: $90; U1600: $60; U1300: $50
Prizes are awarded around 7:00 pm.

Registration: 10:15 - 10:30pm (on-site cost $30; pre-register and save $5)

Round 1 starts at 10:40 am.
Rounds 2-4 starts as soon as possible.

Register in advance to receive $5 discount.
For more information or to register, email Coach Mike at or call 813-526-2257.

Please bring your own clock and chess sets if you have them.

To register and pay online, please use the form below:
1. Are you a current USCF member?    
USCF membership is required.
You can join or renew your membership at
2. Your First Name (*)
3. Your Last Name (*)
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