⚡Zoom Required - PNWCC Thematic Jackpot Blitz - Sicilian Rossolimo

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Sunday, February 11, 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-jackpot-blitz-team
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link : https://lichess.org/swiss/4MYKp8iY
Event Address : lichess.org, Online, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $475
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type : lichess.org
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Blitz [3+2]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 11 [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 : Sunday, February 11, 2024 10:00 AM ~ Sunday, February 11, 2024 12:15 PM
Schedule Info : 11 rounds of Swiss blitz with time control of 3+2
Registration : Register by Sunday, February 11, 2024 9:45 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.

11-round Swiss tournament on lichess with blitz time control 3+2 to test your opening knowledges with Grandmasters.

Start Time - 10:00AM PST
Opening Theme - Sicilian Rossolimo
Move Order - 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5+

Prizes for top 5 finishers $200-$100-$75-$50-$25. Jackpot winners will get $1100 bonus!
To qualify for prizes -
  • Must register for the event on NA Chess Hub
  • Lichess profile must show player's real name and title
  • Must join ZOOM with angled camera and share screen or live stream
    • 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 - $10
Others - $20 [limit to 50 entries]
PNWCC Gold members 20% discount

Players must register and then join the lichess team PNWCC Thematic Jackpot Blitz


Check-in phrase -
I will join ZOOM or Stream to play


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
11 Rounds | 0 Byes | Bullet Time Control | lichess.org Rated | Swiss Pairing | 200 Seats
$200-$100-$75-$50-$25
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = IM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WIM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$5.00 [ & USCF Title = LM ]
$5.00 [ & FIDE Title = WFM ]
$5.00 [ & USCF Title = LM ]
$5.00 [ & FIDE Title = FM ]
$10.00 [ & USCF Title = NM ]
Play Up : Play up for untitled players | 50 Seats
Entry Fees
$20.00 [ ]