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  • May Unity Open

    May 3rd

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

    Prizes:

    Open (2000 & up): 1st place -$200, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50, 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.

    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 by Apr 25th, $40 by May 2nd, or $45 at the site.




  • Unity 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.




  • April Unity Evergreen

    Saturday, April 19th

    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 April ratings will be used for Swiss pairings and prizes.

    Playing up: Your official April 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 Apr 11th, $30 (or 1 unit plus $5) thru Apr 18th, 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 and Expert level players. A Brilliancy Prize will be awarded to the player who played the best (the most creative and innovative) game in each section!

     




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