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52nd NBCC SUMMER OPEN – AN OPEN-AIR EVENT
Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Rain or Shine - under the Big “WICKHAM” pavilion
SWISS, USCF rated, starts at 10:00 At Manchester CT’s Wickham Park (weekend park entry = $7 per car) LUNCH included FOR PLAYERS! (non-players pay $15 that day, or $10 in advance).
OPEN SECTION: 4 rounds G/45 d5, Trophies to Top 3, Top Under-1916.
UNDER 1617 SECTION: 5 rounds G/25 d5, Trophies to Top 2, Top Under-1316.
UNDER 917 SECTION: 5 rounds G/25 d5, Trophies to Top 2, Top Under-516.
A separate Trophy for the “Biggest Upset” win of the three sections will also be awarded.
ENTRY FEE: $25 in advance, or $35 (cash) on site: o Register at Summer Open Registration & payment link by August 24 th , o or, mail a check payable to “New Britain Chess Club”, specify section, by August 23 rd to: G. Hilhorst; 18 The Courtyard; Simsbury, CT; 06070-2214 o or, register on site: 9:30-9:45 Please bring Digital clocks (and sets). One half-point bye permitted.
Wickham Park is a non-profit trust on 250 acres of the Manchester / East Hartford line. A $7-per-vehicle fee, good for the day, is SEPARATELY required at the entrance. There are adjacent areas for Frisbee and beach volleyball (the kids do this after rounds). Directions: I-91 to I-84 EAST, Exit 60, Left at end of ramp (Right instead if took I-84 WEST); park entrance is on your right, only a few hundred yards from the I-84 ramps. Once in the park, bear to the right twice, and park in Lot D, between the tennis and beach volleyball courts. Questions? E-mail Mark Bourque at firstname.lastname@example.org. Directed by again by Jan Van De Mortel!