Key
Rated:  Players must have USCF membership, gets rating.
Unrated:  Any player can play, no rating given.
Open:  All  are welcome.  Money is given for prizes
*
Bughouse must be held as a side event of a tournament
G/25; d/5:  25 minute game per player with a 5 sec delay.
Quad: 4 players at same ability play each other.
Swiss: Group of players of a wide variety of ratings
Blitz:  Fast game with no recording.
Bughouse: Two player team game pieces.
Scholastic: Under age 19 players  Trophies awarded.
Tournament Management
TRAVEL EXPENSES
DISTANCE
ADDITIONAL
COST
LOCAL AREA
less than 75
miles
$0 - $60
Fee may be
negiotiated
REGIONAL
Less than 250 miles
$80 - $120
plus negiotated
lodging
MID
ATLANTIC
Less than 400 miles
$180 - $220
plus negiotated
lodging
.
Want to run chess tournament but do not have the
equipment, experience, or licenses?  We will provide the
tournament structure and the insurance for up to 200
players for both USCF sanctioned events and unrated
tournaments.  We have experience running events
according to your specifications.  Provide the location and
the ranked players, and we will take care of the rest. Our
electronic pay system is used to collect all fees.  We will
set up and organize the tournament room and provide sets
and clocks.  Two USCF certified officials will run the
tournament using Swiss Sys computerized software.  We
will provide the prizes and will post the results with USCF
if rated.  We have run over 50 tournaments and have the
experience to do it right.
CUSTOM EVENT AT YOUR
LOCATION
PER PLAYER
FEES
3 ROUND SCHOLASTIC QUADS
Rated or Unrated  G/25; d5
Quad winners receive medals
Minimum of 20 players
Cost  $20.00
Our Fee  $16.00
Your Profit  $4.00
4 ROUND SCHOLASTIC SWIS5
Rated or Unrated G/25; d5
Top players receive trophies.
Minimum of 20 players
Player Cost  $25.00
Our Fee        $20.00
Your Profit   $5.00
4 ROUND OPEN SWISS
Rated  G/45; d5
Cash prizes for winners
Minimum 20 Players
Player Cost  $25.00
Our Fee        $22.00
Profit: $3.00 + Prizes
SCHOLASTIC TEAM TOURAMENT
Unrated  4 Round Swiss  G/25; d5
Medals/Trophies for winners.
Minimum 6 Teams of 4 players.
Player Cost:  $20.00
Our Fee:  $16.00
Your Profit:   $4.00
6 ROUND BUGHOUSE *
Unrated G/5; d0
Trophies for Winning Team
Minimum 7 Teams
Cost:   $7.00/player
Our Fee:  $5.00
Your Profit:   $2.00