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WV Action Championship & Missing Pieces 3

June 2 @ 10:00 am

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The WVCA Action Championship will be held on June 2, 2018 at Shall We Dance? in Mount Nebo (same location as the 2017 State Championship). The event will be run concurrently with the 3rd Annual Missing Pieces Charity Chess Tournament to benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

WV Action Championship
A WVCA Grand Prix Event

Date: June 2, 2018
Location: Shall We Dance?, 17 Wilderness Hwy, Mount Nebo, WV 26679
Format: 7 Round Swiss System, G/30 d5
Registration: 9-9:45
Rounds: 10-ASAP
Entry Fee: $20 by 5/26, $25 at site
Prizes (based on 20 entries): 1st – $100, 2nd – $50, 1st Under 1800 – $50, 1st Under 1400 – $50

Top finishing WV resident and WVCA member will be crowned the 2018 Action Champion. All proceeds after prizes and expenses will benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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All proceeds will benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Players will be paired using the Swiss System format, where each player will play every game – no elimination! Players will receive 1 point for a win, ½ point for a draw, and 0 for a loss. The player with the highest total at the end of the event will be the winner. The number of rounds will depend on the number of entries, but should be between 3 and 5 games.

Entry Fee: $20. Donations are welcome and will be included in the amount sent to the NCMEC.

This is an unrated event that will be played concurrently with the WV Chess Association’s Action Championship. Players will not be expected to use clocks or keep notation, but keep in mind that rated games will be ongoing.

Advance Entries: Mail entry form below to WVCA, 444 Ashberry Drive, Flemington, WV 26347. Make checks payable to WV Chess Association.

Flyer and Entry Form