GM Wesley So Lecture and Simul vs Microsoft Family and Friends

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Thursday, August 13, 2020 17:30 Pacific Daylight Time | Event state: Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link :
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link :
Pairing & Results Link :
Event Address :,, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $0
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type :
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Classical []
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 0 [Each sections may have different number of rounds]
Half-point Byes Available : 0 [Each sections may have different number of half-point byes]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Total Seats : 200
Event Time Zone : Pacific Daylight Time
Dates : Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:30 PM ~ Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:30 PM
Schedule Info :
Registration : Register by Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:15 PM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
USCF Membership : Must not expire before event ends
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.
  • I promise to not use a cell phone, chess engine, or seek any kind of outside assistance during my games.
  • I promise to follow the enhanced fair play rules in PNWCC online tournament.
    • I will use the program ZOOM in order to be monitored via webcam when required.
    • I understand that my games may be checked by or’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
    • 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.
Players who break the agreement will face forfeiture of their games, expulsion from the tournament, and sanctions by PNWCC
Description : Super GM Wesley So will give a 45-min lecture followed by a Q/A and Simul to 15 Microsoft family and friends, as a fund raising event to support Wesley and other chess players that will play the Online Chess Olympiad representing USA. The lecture is open to public for $25 donation. The Q/A and simul are for Microsoft employee, family and friends only. Check the event flyer for detail.

Misc Info: Lecture is open to public for $25 donation and can register directly. Q/A and simul are for Microsoft employee, family and friends only. Please contact for registration.

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
1 Rounds | 0 Byes | Classical Time Control | Rated | Swiss Pairing
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & Specific USCF IDs ]
$25.00 [ ]
0 Rounds | 0 Byes | Classical Time Control | Rated | Swiss Pairing
Entry Fees (USD)
$125.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 0 - 2200 & Specific USCF IDs ]