⚡PNWCC Thematic Bullet - Grunfeld Defense

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, March 02, 2024 10:00 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Event state: Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://nachesshub.com/Organizers/Details/A6051987
Lichess Team Link : https://lichess.org/team/pnwcc-thematic-bullet-team
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link : https://lichess.org/tournament/z7liSdqO
Event Address : lichess.org, Online, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $200
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : lichess.org
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Bullet [1+0]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 60 [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 : Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 AM ~ Saturday, March 2, 2024 12:15 PM
Schedule Info : Two hours of arena format bullet with time control 1+0
Registration : Register by Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:04 AM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
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 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 :
PNWCC is looking for sponsorships to our tournaments
  • For a donation of $500 we will organize a thematic Jackpot blitz of your opening choice
  • For a donation of $300 we will organize a thematic bullet tournament of your opening choice
  • For a donation of $1200 we will be able to organize a classical 5-round OTB tournament with GM/IM
  • For a donation of $2000 we will be able to organize a FIDE Norm tournament
Please contact us by email PNWChessCenter@gmail.com or fill out this sponsor form.

90 minutes of arena format bullet with time control 1+0 to practice your opening again and again with Grandmasters. Berserk and arena streak allowed.

This week features Grunfeld Defense with move order 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5

Prize for top 5 finishers $100-$50-$25-$15-$10
To qualify for prizes -
  • Must register for the event on NA Chess Hub
  • Lichess profile must show player's real name and title
  • Zoom is NOT required
    • If you stream the event, you must inform us and update your NA Chess Profile with your Twitch account
    • Special Bonus - Stream with most viewers gets $25 bonus

Entry Fees -
GM/WGM/IM/WIM - Free entry
FM/WFM/NM - $5
Others - $10 [limit to 50 entries]
PNWCC Gold members 20% discount

Players must register and then join the lichess team PNWCC Thematic Bullet Team

Note - No ZOOM meeting is required for the bullet event. Prize will be sent after lichess reviews the prize winner's games.

Check-in phrase -
I will join lichess PNWCC Thematic Bullet Team. ZOOM is NOT required.

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
90 Rounds | 0 Byes | Bullet Time Control | lichess.org Rated | Swiss Pairing | 200 Seats
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = IM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WIM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$5.00 [ & FIDE Title = WFM ]
$5.00 [ & FIDE Title = FM ]
$5.00 [ & USCF Title = NM ]
$20.00 [ & Specific USCF IDs ]
Play Up : Play up for untitled players | 50 Seats
Entry Fees
$10.00 [ ]