Fundraising Blitz - Play 4 Ignacio Perez

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:30 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Event state: Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link :
Lichess Team Link : Tournament Url :
Live Game Link :
Event Address :, Online, WA, USA, 98034
Prize Fund : $725
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type :
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Blitz [G/3;+2]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 12 [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 :
Donation Cause : To Support FM Ignacio Perez fight cancer!
Suggested Donation : $25.00
Total Seats : 200
Event Time Zone : Pacific Daylight Time
Dates : Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:30 AM ~ Saturday, December 12, 2020 12:45 PM
Schedule Info : Round 1 starts at 10:30AM. Following rounds will start immediately with 1 minute break. Time in PDT/Seattle time.
Registration : Register by Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:30 AM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
Member Discount :
Membership Type Discount
PNWCC 6-month Membership (Bronze) 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 or’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 : Our friend Ignacio has completed his chemo and radiation treatment for stage 4 throat cancer. Always a fighter on and off the chess board, Ignacio is determined to beat the cancer and continues to study and practice chess every day in hopes of returning to the chess board soon. He's been hit hard by COVID and is currently unemployed. Any help the chess community can provide is greatly appreciated. PNWCC is organizing this 12-round, 3+2 thematic blitz tournament on behalf of Ignacio in one of his favorite openings, the Sicilian Defense. Entry is free and donations are welcomed! PNWCC will match every dollar of donation up to total $3,000 to Ignacio. PNWCC will guarantee following prizes - $200 - $100 - $50 - $25 - $15 Let's pray and play for Ignacio!

Misc Info: New Rule - To qualify for prize - 1. Must register on NAChessHub - 2. Must join ZOOM with angled camera, video and audio and share desktop 3. account must show real name

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
12 Rounds | 0 Byes | Blitz Time Control | Rated | Swiss Pairing | 200 Seats
One section for all
$200 - $100 - $50 - $25 - $15
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ Before 12/5/2020 10:00:00 AM & FIDE Title = IM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$0.00 [ ]