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June Double-Round Quick-Rated Quads, Round 1

June 6 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

The Menlo Park Chess Club will hold US Chess quick-rated double-round quads and/or 6- or 8-person 3-round Swiss sections over three consecutive weeks beginning Thursday, June 6th, using the G/15;d5 time control and playing two games against each opponent during the same evening, one as white and one as black. Players will be grouped into quads or small Swiss sections based upon rating to keep things as even as possible. No byes will be available for this event so if you are unable to play all three weeks (June 6th, 13th, 20th) please do not register. These quads are suitable for experienced players as well as newer US Chess members seeking to establish an over-the-board rating. Details follow:

  • Format: Double-round quads and/or small Swiss tournaments over three weeks, two games per evening against the same opponent, one as white and one as black
  • Rounds: June 6th, 13th and 20th—games begin promptly at 7:00pm
  • Control: G/15;d5 (quick-rated game of 15 minutes per player plus a 5-second delay per move)
  • Entry Fee: $10 (PayPal: mark@drury.com; Venmo: @Mark-Drury-12); entire entry fee goes to the prize fund.
  • Prizes: First place in each quad receives $25, second place receives $15, any ties will split the cash prize(s)—Swiss sections will offer three prizes
  • Byes: No byes are available for this event
  • Register: Please sign up in advance using the ‘Register’ button, above
  • Equipment: Boards, sets, clocks, score sheets and pens will be provided by the Menlo Park Chess Club (bring a digital clock if you own one)
  • Membership: All tournament participants must be current US Chess members
  • Rules: Our tournament chess rules summary is mandatory reading if you’re new to tournament play
  • Info: For more information please send email to info@menloparkchess.club
  • Social: Join our Facebook group or email list to stay abreast of future club tournaments and events


June 6
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mark Drury
(650) 670-8569
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Arrillaga Family Recreation Center
700 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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(650) 670-8569
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