• August Unity Evergreen

    Saturday, August 2nd

    Certificates and Units will be awarded for prizes!

     

    Location: Unity Chess Club  10405 East McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, Suite 150  Scottsdale, AZ 85255

    Format: Four round Swiss tournament, USCF Rated

    Sections & Prizes:

    Booster (1000-1399):  1st place – 3 units, 2nd – 2 units, 3rd – 1 unit

    Bishop (600-999):       1st place – 3 units, 2nd – 2 units, 3rd – 1 unit

    Pawn (Under 600):     1st place – 3 units, 2nd – 2 units, 3rd – 1 unit

    Ratings: The official ratings will be used for Swiss pairings and prizes.

    Playing up: Your official rating or your current tournament history rating must be within 100 points to play up.

    Time Control: G/45;+5

    Late Registration: Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:45 am

    Rounds: 9:00 am, 10:45 am, 12:30 pm, 2:15 pm  Awards Ceremony: 4:00 pm

    Byes: 1/2 byes (2 max) available in any round, if notified before round 3 and cannot be revoked.

    Entry Fees: $25 (or 1 unit) thru July 25th, $30 (or 1 unit plus $5) thru August 1st, or $35 (1 unit plus $10) at the site.

    Units: One unit is equivalent to $25, units can be used for either entry fees or chess lessons.

    Game Analysis by FM Pedram Atoufi and Expert level players

    After the players finish each of their games, professional, post-game analysis will be done by FM Pedram Atoufi. A Brilliancy Prize will be awarded to the player who played the best (the most creative and innovative) game in each section!

     




  • August Unity Open

    August 9th

    3 Sections: 2000 and Up; 1700-1999; 1400-1699

    Prizes:

    Open (2000 & up): 1st place - $250, 2nd - $125, 3rd - $75, 4th - $40
    Reserve (1700-1999): 1st place - $150, 2nd - $75, 3rd - $50, 4th - $30
    Booster (1400-1699): 1st place - $100, 2nd - $50, 3rd- $35, 4th - $20
     

    Prizes are 100% guaranteed, if there are 40 or more paid entrants.

    Prizes are 70% guaranteed, if there are less than 40 paid entrants.

    Round Schedule :  9 am - 11:30 am - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm. 

    Check in and registration: 8:15 am - 8:45 am

    Playing up: Your official rating or your tournament history rating must be within 100 points to play up.

    Time Control: G/55;+5. 

    ½ Point Byes: Available in any round, if requested in advance or prior to round 2 (2 max) and cannot be revoked.

    Entry Fee: $35 thru August 1st, $40 thru August 8th, or $45 at the site.




  • Unity Chess Weekly

    Every Sunday

     

    Format: 4 Round Swiss, Game in 30 minutes with 5 second increment, USCF Rated 

    Sections & Prizes:  Open:     1st place - 45%, 2nd place - 22%, 1st U1800 - 13%

    Time Control: Game in 30 minutes with a 5 second increment.

    Check in and registration: Until 2:55 pm

    Rounds:  3:00 pm - 4:05 pm - 5:10 pm - 6:15 pm

    Entry Fee:  $10 if 1800 and over, $20 if under 1800.




  • Unity Friday Weekly Quads

    Quads every Friday

    Time Control: G/25;+5

    Entry Fee: $20

    Round Schedule :
    6 pm - 7 pm  - 8 pm

    The next round will start as soon as the previous round finishes.

    RATINGS BASED PAIRINGS:

    Players will be paired with other players with very similar ratings. Players agree to play with the understanding that they will play all three rounds!

    PRIZES:

    1st Place: $40.00

    2nd Place: $20.00




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