PNWCC G60 Online - Feb 4

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, February 04, 2023 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/1bYlVylAcMv-MBci0WctIl7rWUOVxK_FA/view
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link : https://chess.com/live
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.nachesshub.com/EventFiles?EventID=e99cdeb0-3635-4078-a07e-f446e6edca25
Event Address : Chess.com, Online, WA 98034
Prize Fund : $200
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 : 4 [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 : 24
Event Time Zone : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Saturday, February 4, 2023 8:30 AM ~ Saturday, February 4, 2023 7:00 PM
Schedule Info : 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM PST/Seattle Time
Registration : Register by Saturday, February 4, 2023 6:00 AM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
USCF Membership : Must not expire before event ends
Member Discount :
Membership Type Discount
PNWCC 6-Month Membership (Gold) 20%
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 follow the US Chess rules while playing my games (no communication with other players, etc)
  • 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.
    • I understand that my games may be checked by Chess.com and 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 and/or Chess.com's Fair Play Review Team.
    • 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, chess.com, lichess.org, and US Chess.
Description :
  1. A 4-round Swiss tournament on chess.com with time control: G/60;+5.
  2. Event is both chess.com and USCF online rated.
  3. Sections and prizes (Open has limited play-up seats).
    • Open: $100- $70- $30
  4. Event is USCF Online Rated.
  5. PNWCC TDs will make pairing based on the highest of FIDE, USCF and USCF Online rating.
    • PNWCC TDs will start games for players.
    • Player should wait at https://www.chess.com/live on time.
    • Forfeit for 30 minutes late in R1 and 20 minutes late in R2-R4.
    • All bye requests should be submitted in check-in. Bye requests will not be accepted in the tournament day.
  6. PNWCC Fair Play Agreement and Rules.
    • Must join ZOOM meeting (register and sign-in to see the link) with full name in English.
    • Must use a angled camera to cover player and all computer screens.
    • Must share the full screen (not just share the web browser).
    • Must turn on Zoom audio.
    • Player can leave for restroom only when it is not his/her move.
  7. The games will be submitted to chess.com for fair play checking. After checking is done, prizes will be sent out.
  8. Check in phrase: I have read the flyer and know R1 will start at 8:30AM Seattle time. I have requested all my byes. I will join ZOOM with angled camera, microphone on and shared screen. I will play fairly.
Misc Info : Entry fee is non-refundable after 12:00AM of the event day.

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
4 Rounds | 1 Byes | Classical Time Control | chess.com Rated | Swiss Pairing | 24 Seats
$100 - $70 - $30
Entry Fees (USD)
$25.00 [ Before 1/26/2023 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1600 - 1999 ]
$35.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 1600 - 1999 ]
Play Up : 2000-2300 | 10 Seats
Entry Fees
$15.00 [ Before 1/26/2023 11:59:00 PM & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 2000 - 2300 ]
$20.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 2000 - 2300 ]
Play Up : U1600 Play Up | 12 Seats
Entry Fees
$40.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 0 - 1599 ]
Play Up : USCF 2300+ | 6 Seats
Entry Fees
$5.00 [ & Higher of FIDE/USCF[OTB|OLN] Rating 2301 - 2900 ]