Friday, May 1

Weekly Online Tournaments for Sacramento


Let the Sacramento Pawns club help fulfill your craving for competitive chess in this era of social distancing. Join one of our two weekly online tournaments on Saturday afternoon. Kids and amateurs rated under 1400 in Chess.com rapid rating play at 1:30 while everyone else should log in shortly before 3:00. Be there, and don't forget to bring your buddies!

Sac Kids & Amateur #2

When: Saturday, May 2 from 1:30 to 3:00 PM
Who: Open to club members under 1400 Chess.com rapid rating
Format: FOUR (4) ROUND Swiss in one section
Link: https://www.chess.com/live#t=1210983

Sac Pawn Storm #5

When: Saturday, May 2 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Who: Open to all club members regardless of rating
Format: FIVE (5) ROUND Swiss in one section
Link: https://www.chess.com/live#t=1210981

Additional information for both tournaments:

Where: Chess.com Live Server (look under the Tournaments tab)
Time control: G/10 + 3 second increment
USCF Rated: No
Entry: Free
Prizes: Winners to be recognized in a Sacramento Pawns club news story.

If this is your first time playing, 1. sign up for the Sacramento Pawns club and 2. read the instructions to join the tournament. Questions or comments? Please message me on Chess.com or send an email to michael AT fpawn DOT com.

Special note: Anyone rated under 2000 USCF who beats or draws against a master in the Pawn Storm will have their game published in the club news story.

Past results: https://www.chess.com/club/live-tournaments/sacramento-pawns

May all your pawns promote!

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