Berkeley Senior Chess Championship 2019

Berkeley Chess School, 2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702, USA
Mar 15 2019
Mar 17 2019
Entry Fee
Unrated Section

Prize fund

100% guaranteed


3 day Schedule (03/15/2019 - 03/17/2019)

2 day Schedule (03/16/2019 - 03/17/2019)


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

Registration period

Registration starts on 11/11/2018 and ends on 03/17/2019.


No restriction


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


Berkeley Senior State Championship
Round 1: Friday 7:20pm
Round 2, & 3: Saturday 11 am, and 4pm
Round 4 & 5 Sunday at 12pm, and 4:30pm
G/90 with a 30 Second Increment.
2 day schedule Rounds 1&2 G/60 5 sec Delay 11am, 1:30pm then merges with the 3 day Schedule for round 3

Fide Rated (only rounds 3-5 are Fide Rated for the 2 day schedule)

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

Registration is expired.