Play & Support Team USA - FIDE Olympiad Warm Up Rapid
Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Saturday, July 25, 2020 14:01 Pacific Daylight Time | Event state: Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link :
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link :
Pairing & Results Link :
Event Address :,, WA 98034
Prize Fund : $1,500
Status : Completed
Event Type : Open
Rating Type :
Use Max(OTB,Online) Rating 4 Pairing :
Time Control : Rapid [G/15;+5]
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 5 [Each sections may have different number of rounds]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Donation Cause : Donate Extra to Team USA! (Donate $200 extra get free entry to PNWCC Artist Point)
Suggested Donation : $25.00
Total Seats : 200
Event Time Zone : Pacific Daylight Time
Dates : Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:01 PM ~ Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:00 PM
Schedule Info : 9:00 - 9:50 - 10:40 - 11:30 - 12:20 PST/Seattle Time
Registration : Register by Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:00 PM
Entry Fee : Due on registration
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.

Players who break the agreement will face forfeiture of their games, expulsion from the tournament, and sanctions by PNWCC,,, and US Chess.

  • 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 and’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'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.
Description : Come play a 5-round rapid tournament on with time control of G/15;+5 to help team USA prep for the FIDE Online Olympiad starting next week. GM Wesley So, GM Jeffery Xiong, GM Sam Shankland, GM Ray Robson and WGM Anna Zatonskih have confirmed participation. Free entry for GM/WGM and $50 for other players. PNWCC will cover the fees and prizes and all entry fees collected will be used to support team USA. If you donate $200 or more EXTRA, you get free entry to PNWCC Maters - Artist Point. Team USA players will not play each other. If we have more than 100 players, accelerated pairing will be used to keep the event competitive. Prizes - $400-$300-$200-$100-$50-$25-$25-$25-$25-$25. Class prizes for players with legitimate USCF rating - $50 for best U2400, U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600. All PNWCC Fair play rules apply (see flyer) - no restroom use allowed during the game. Check in required - check-in phrase on this page. If you can't play the event but still like to help team USA directly, contact us at 
Misc Info : Check-In Phrase - I know round start at 9:00AM PST and I will play fairly by following all PNWCC Rules!

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
5 Rounds | 1 Byes | Rapid Time Control | Rated | Swiss Pairing
$400-$300-$200-$100-$50-$25-$25-$25-$25-$25. Class prizes for players with legitimate USCF rating - $50 for best U2400, U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$50.00 [ ]
0 Rounds | 0 Byes | Other Time Control | 9 Rated | Swiss Pairing
We have issues with PayPal - thank you for your willingness to support team USA! Please register first and then send your donation to with a note of player name and we will confirm your donation manually.
I can't play the event - just want to support team USA!!!
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ ]