PNWCC Blitz - Jackpot 23 on

Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Sunday, April 11, 2021 10:00 Pacific Daylight Time | Event state: Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : Club Link : Tournament Url :
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Live Game Link :
Event Address :, Online, WA 98034
Prize Fund : $1,500
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 :
Total Seats : 2000
Event Time Zone : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Sunday, April 11, 2021 10:00 AM ~ Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:15 PM
Schedule Info : Round 1 starts at 10:00 AM. Following rounds will start immediately without break. Time in PDT/Seattle time.
Registration : Register by Sunday, April 11, 2021 10:00 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 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.
Players who break the agreement will face forfeiture of their games, expulsion from the tournament, and sanctions by PNWCC,,, and US Chess.
Description : An 12-round, 3+2 blitz on with many GM’s from around the world to compete in one section for the Jackpot Prize of $2,000 with perfect score. Event is blitz rated only. blitz rating will be used for pairing. Must register on NAChessHub - and join ZOOM with video and audio to qualify for prize. Event is both and USCF online rated.
New - We change the prize structure for the new Jackpot series -
- Perfect score $2000 prize - Jackpot 2.0!
- No more points based prize. Prize will be based on the number of registered players
1st place - $2.5/Registered Players
2nd place - $2/Registered Players
3rd place - $1/Registered Players
4th place - $0.75/Registered Players
5th place - $0.5/Registered Players
6th - 10th - $0.25/Registered Players

So -
if we have 100 registered players, the prize will be - $250-$200-$100-$75-$50-$25-$25-$25-$25-$25
if we have 200 registered players, the prize will be - $500-$400-$200-$150-$100-$50-$50-$50-$50-$50
if we have 300 registered players, the prize will be - $750-$600-$300-$225-$150-$75-$75-$75-$75-$75
if we have 1,000 registered players, the prize will be - $2500-$2000-$1000-$750-$500-$250-$250-$250-$250-$250

Streaming is allowed with following restrictions -
1. No text chat
2. Must join zoom with an angled camera on a separate device

Entry Fee -
1. Free Entry for GM/WGM
2. IM - Free three weeks before event starts then $5
3. Others - $10
4. Entry fee goes up 50% one week before the event
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 and title

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
prize is based on the number of players registered. Check the event description.
Entry Fees (USD)
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = GM ]
$0.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 10:00:00 AM & FIDE Title = WIM ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Standard Rating 2500 - 9999 ]
$0.00 [ & FIDE Title = WGM ]
$0.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 10:00:00 AM & FIDE Title = IM ]
$5.00 [ & FIDE Title = IM ]
$5.00 [ & FIDE Title = WIM ]
$10.00 [ Before 4/11/2021 10:00:00 AM ]
$15.00 [ ]