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RCC #7 Quad: Diego Sultan-LeBlond Memorial
Saturday 21 January 2023, 09:30am - 05:00pm
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Contact Erick Toribio, rockvillechessclub@gmail.com

USCF-rated Rockville Chess Club's Chess Tournament #7. Please join us in remembering Diego Sultan-LeBlond, the former President of the Howard University Chess Club, Montgomery College Chess Club, Germantown Library Chess Club, and Northwest HS Chess Club.

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  • Venue: Gaithersburg Library, 2nd Floor, Large Room, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20879. Beware of speed/red light cameras.

  • Tournament Directors: Chief TDs: FM Luke Wong & Erick Toribio; Assistant TDs: Richard Ha, Raghu Adimulam & Rebin Muhammad

  • Date and Time:.  Saturday, January 21st, 2023, from 10:30AM - 530PM.  Player Check-in: 1015-1045AM.  1st Round: Right after check-in, 2nd Round: 130PM, 3rd Round: 330PM

  • Time control/Format: 3 rounds, G/55 min, plus 5 sec delay. Last section may be a Swiss hex with same time controls.

  • Entry Fee: $0, but requesting $10 donation to offset costs of room rental, USCF tournament submission & trophies/medals. We accept donations via cash, Venmo, Paypal, CashApp, Apple Pay, and Zelle.

  • USCF membership: Players need to ensure their USCF memberships are current. You can renew your membership directly with USCF. We will NOT pair players with inactive, no, or unpaid USCF memberships.

  • Prizes: No prizes for Adults. However, all junior players (6-14 yrs old) winning their quads will win a trophy. All junior players (6-14 yrs old) will receive a chess medal.

  • Pre-Register: Pre-register at https://www.rockvillechess.org/events/7th-rcc-classical-quads Only first 50 USCF-active pre-registrants are guaranteed playing spots. Email rockvillechessclub@gmail.com for any questions regarding the tournament.

  • Please bring your own chess sets, clocks, notation sheets, and pens.

Location Gaithersburg Library, 2nd Floor, Large Meeting Room, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20879