PNWCC - WOW (Winter of Washington)

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, December 26, 2020 08:30 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Event state: Completed


Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hBapNSWY8FliopL1EvNLSu6w3aWM1xh9/view?usp=sharing
Chess.com Club Link : https://www.chess.com/club/pnwcc-masters
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Event Address : Chess.com, Online, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $10,000
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : chess.com
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Dual [G/60;+5]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 9 [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 : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Saturday, December 26, 2020 8:30 AM ~ Monday, December 28, 2020 5:00 PM
Schedule Info : 3 Rounds per Day @ 08:30AM - 11:30AM - 2:30PM PDT/Seattle Times
Registration : Register by Friday, December 25, 2020 8:30 PM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
USCF Membership : Must not expire before event ends
Member Discount :
Membership Type Discount
PNWCC 6-month Membership (Bronze) 10%
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 Chess.com or lichess.org’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 : 9-round Swiss tournament with time control G/60;+5 for in three sections. Three half-point byes available to fit your busy weekend schedules. Three rounds per day at 08:30AM - 11:30AM - 2:30PM PST/Seattle Times. Strict anti-cheating and check in required. Please read our flyer for detail. Event is USCF Online Rated.
Misc Info : Check in phrase - I read flyer. I know round 1 starts at 8:30 AM Seattle Time. I know joining zoom with angled camera, audio and screen sharing are required. I know all byes must be requested by 12 hours before event starts. I know I cannot use restroom 45min after each round starts. I will play fairly.

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
9 Rounds | 3 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$400(gtd) - $300 - $200 - $100 - $50 Best U1500 | U1300 | U1100 $75 each based on 40 paid entries
Entry Fees (USD)
$45.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 0 - 1699 ]
9 Rounds | 3 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$400(gtd) - $300 - $200 - $100 - $50 Best U2000 | U1800 $100 each based on 40 paid entries
Entry Fees (USD)
$45.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1700 - 2199 ]
Play Up : 1400playup | 2 Seats
Entry Fees
$105.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1400 - 1499 ]
Play Up : 1500playup | 4 Seats
Entry Fees
$85.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1500 - 1599 ]
Play Up : 1600playup | 8 Seats
Entry Fees
$65.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1600 - 1699 ]
9 Rounds | 3 Byes | RapidAndClassical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing
$4000 (gtd) - $2000 - $1000 - $500 - $300 - $200 - $150 - $100 -$75 -$50. Best Female | IM | FM | NM $100 extra
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$60.00 [ & FIDE Title = WIM ]
$60.00 [ & FIDE Title = IM ]
$120.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 2200 - 9999 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 1900 | 4 Seats
Entry Fees
$180.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 1900 - 1999 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 2000 | 12 Seats
Entry Fees
$160.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 2000 - 2099 ]
Play Up : Masters play up for 2100 | 20 Seats
Entry Fees
$140.00 [ & USCF Regular Rating 2100 - 2199 ]