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OSCA 2nd Providence College Open (Providence, RI)

SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2024

Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies at Providence College (Tournament Site)

Location:
Providence College, Ryan Center
212 Huxley Ave
Providence, RI 02908

Format
4SS, G/30; d5 – 4 Rounds. 30 minutes each, 5 second delay

Round 1 starts at 12:00 PM.

REGISTRATION located at BOTTOM of PAGE *

SECTIONS & PRIZES, $300 b/20 Paid Entries, plus Trophies
OPEN = $ 100 – $75, Plus Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
(U1500 Class Prize $50, Trophy for 1st place)
* U1200 = $50 – $25, plus Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
UNRATED (Unrated Fun Games) No USCF = Trophy for 1st, Medals for 2nd & 3rd
Note: Top Providence College Students = 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Trophies

Round Times & Information
* MUST BE 18+ Years Old to Play in This Tournament – NO Scholastic players – Venue Stipulations
* Round 1 will start at 12:00 PM for All Sections. 3 Private large rooms have been reserved for sections & skittles
* Round Times: 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, (Lunch 2:15) 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM. 
* Players who arrive late after the start of Round 1 will receive a 1/2 pt. bye or may be paired with late arrivals.
* Byes must be requested in advance.
* New Policy: On-site Entries must register 20 minutes before (11:40 AM) Round 1 or risk 1/2 point bye
* Please register in advance by 04/20/2023 @ 11:59 PM. Late or On-site entry or day of event is $5 more.

Tournament Entry Fees
* EF $35 for OPEN Sections
* EF $30 for U1200 Section
* EF $25 for Unrated Section
Late On-Site Entries the day of the event is $5 more cash / online

Special Discounts
* 1st-TIME YOUNG ADULT TOURNAMENT DISCOUNT = $35 INCLUDES FREE USCF “YOUNG ADULT” MEMBERSHIP WORTH $27
(Age 18-23. must be new USCF Membership, No renewals, done in advance, not on-site)

Additional Information
* Event venue sponsored by the Providence College Chess Club, All Prov. College students have FREE Entry
* Specific Designated Tournament Rooms, extra skittles rooms, lounge area, cafeteria on-site.
* Proceeds will go toward helping the Providence College Chess Club
* Sections will finish around 4:30-5:00 PM.
* Plenty of parking. Please use Campus Parking Garage
* Chess sets & Clocks provided.
* Anyone can play in a higher section
* Late Entries will receive 1/2 pt. bye or be paired if possible
* MUST BE 18+ Years Old to Play in This Tournament – NO Scholastic players – Venue Stipulations
* Email all questions to: frank@oceanstatechess.com or text (401) 212-1335

USCF membership required to play in ALL rated sections. Join U.S. Chess Federation (membership) online: 
https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess

April 21 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

$25.00 – $40.00

Ocean State Chess Association

(401) 212-1335

View Organizer Website

Providence College

212 Huxley Ave
Providence, Rhode Island 02908 United States
+ Google Map
(401) 788-3200
View Venue Website

Tickets

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1st-Time Tournament w/ FREE USCF
2nd Providence College Open (Age 18-23)
$35.00
65 available
LATE – OPEN SECTION
Late Entry Fee – 2nd Providence College Open
$40.00
65 available
LATE – U1200 SECTION
Late Entry Fee – 2nd Providence College Open
$35.00
65 available
LATE – UNRATED SECTION
Late Entry Fee – 2nd Providence College Open
$30.00
65 available