GM Melik Khachiyan - Planning and Evaluation

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Friday, January 15, 2021 17:00 (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/1wojwySLJfShRVv2ij4z5ZOIfxKzAyfXt/view
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Event Address : Online, Online, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $0
Status : Completed
Event Type : Group Lesson
Rating Type : USCF
Time Control : Classical []
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 : 16
Event Time Zone : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Friday, January 15, 2021 5:00 PM ~ Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:00 PM
Schedule Info :
Registration : Register by Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:00 PM
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 : GM Melik Khachiyan will host online group lessons via ZOOM/Chess.com for players rated USCF 1800-2000. (1) 4 weeks, 5PM~6PM PST. The first camp day is Friday, and the others are Wednesday. (2) Total 4 sessions in 4 weeks. Camp ups options are available but limited. This camp focuses on Planning and Evaluation. In this series, GM Melik will demonstrate advanced evaluation and calculation techniques. The lessons also target improving tactical skills.
Misc Info : We are flexible - you can take only a few lessons and pay proportionally. Email us: liangshi3@gmail.com. For registered players, please sign in your nachesshub account to review the Zoom link.

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 | 0 Byes | Classical Time Control | USCF Rated | Swiss Pairing
Entry Fees (USD)
$120.00 [ Before 2/3/2021 1:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1800 - 2000 ]
Play Up : Camp-up for USCF 1600 | 8 Seats
Entry Fees
$130.00 [ Before 2/3/2021 1:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1600 - 1799 ]
Play Up : Camp-up for USCF U1600 | 10 Seats
Entry Fees
$140.00 [ Before 2/3/2021 1:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 600 - 1599 ]
4 Rounds | 0 Byes | Classical Time Control | USCF Rated | Swiss Pairing
Entry Fees (USD)
$110.00 [ Before 2/3/2021 1:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 2001 - 2200 ]