Phoenix Open 2014

  • December Unity Open

    December 20th

    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. 

    Byes: ½ or 0 point byes are available in any round, if requested in advance or prior to round 2 (2 max). No changes in byes are allowed after round 2 starts.

    Entry Fee: $35 thru December 12th, $40 thru December 19th, 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




  • November Unity Evergreen

    Saturday, November 8th

    Trophies for the top three winners will be awarded as prizes!

    Trophy to the Top Girl in each section!

     

    Location: Unity Chess Club  2620 West Broadway Road, Suite 6  Mesa, AZ 85202

    Format: Four round Swiss tournament, USCF Rated

    Sections & Prizes:

    Booster (1000-1399):  Trophies to the top three winners!

    Bishop (600-999):       Trophies to the top three winners!

    Pawn (Under 600):     Trophies to the top three winners!

    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 October 31st, $30 (or 1 unit plus $5) thru November 7th, or $35 (1 unit plus $10) at the site.

    Best Girls Prizes: A new trophy prize to the Best Girl in each section!

    Post Game Analysis: After the players finish each of their games, professional, post-game analysis will be done by FM Pedram Atoufi.

    Prizes are 100% guaranteed.




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