Calchess Senior State Championship 2021

Berkeley Chess School, 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702, USA
Jul 10 2021
Jul 11 2021
Entry Fee

Prize fund

100% guaranteed


Calchess Senior (07/10/2021-07/11/2021)


Open (Any) Prize: $1,500 Prize fund guaranteed! Prize: 1st=$500, 2nd=$250, U2000=$150, U1600=$150, U1200=$150 Best 60+$100 Best 70+$100 Best 80+$100


Max of byes: 2
Last round to request a bye: 1
Number of rounds in tourney: 5
Bye note: Round 5 must be requested before round 1 starts


Calchess Senior State Championship

Winner will be the Norcal Representative for the  Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions

1. All players must be 50 years of age or older.

2. All players must wear face coverings.

3. All players must submit proof of vaccination against Covid19 with their registration.

4. The tournament shall be played in accordance with FIDE and
USCF rules.

5. Game forfeited after 30 minutes in the event of a no-show.

Round 1: Saturday 11am

Round 2: Saturday 1:30pm

Round 3: Saturday 4 pm

Round 4: Sunday 12pm

Round 5: Sunday 4:30pm

Saturday Time control (rounds 1-3) G/60 with a 5 second delay

Sunday Time Control (rounds 4-5) G/90 with a 30 Second Increment.

Fide Rated (only rounds 4-5 are Fide Rated)

All Players must be over 50 years of age to play

Senior is one big section, but there are prizes for Rating Sections and age sections.

Round 5 pairings may be altered to create a head on match for Age level Prizes.

One Player is allowed only a maximum of 1 prize! (One player may not win both an Under Rating, Prize and an age Prize. He/She will only recieve ONE of those prizes. Whichever is larger)

GMs/IMs/FMs may play without paying an entry fee, however Entry Fee will be deducted from any winnings.


1st: $500

2nd: $250

Best U2000: $150 Best U1600: $150 Best U1200: $150

Best Age 60+ $100 Best Age 70+ $100 Best Age 80+ $100

Additional services and fees

Calchess Membership $5.00

Registration period

Registration starts on 06/24/2021 and ends on 07/11/2021.


Participants must currently be 50 years or older.

In-person location

Berkeley Chess School, 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702, USA
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