Friday, May 8

Blitz Tournament at Mechanics on Sunday

I just received this note from Chess Room director IM John Donaldson:

3rd Ray Schutt Memorial Blitz Tournament A chance to remember and pay tribute to an old friend May 10th (Sunday) at the Mechanics' Institute.
  • When: Sunday, May 10th. Blitz tournament will be held from 2 to 4 pm. There will be a chance to reminiscence about Ray over light refreshments both before and after the event.
  • Where: Mechanics' Institute
  • Format: Five Double-Round Swiss or Round-Robin depending on entries.
  • Guaranteed Prizes: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, 4th $75, 5th $50, 6th $25
  • Entry Fee: $10. Free to IMs and GMs. Enter at tournament from 1pm to 1:45. Entries close at 1:45 pm please take note. No phone entries.
Come honor Ray's memory and help make this the largest and strongest blitz tournament in the history of Northern California chess!

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