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Wolverine Classic Chess Tournament

Wolverine Classic Chess Tournament
2023 Date TBD

Niagara Falls High School

4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, New York 14305



Hosted by

             Niagara PAL  Amateur Chess Association of WNY      N.F. City School District


(Cash Prizes in Rated Section Based on Paid entries)*

 Swiss Style 


Rated tournament – 4 rounds, G50, d5.

Unrated tournament – 6 rounds, G25, d5.

USCF membership required to play in rated sections; ANYONE can play in unrated section.

Bring chess sets and clocks – none provided.


Players must report by 9:00 a.m.  Late entries must take a one half-point bye.


Rated Rounds begin at 9:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Unrated Rounds begin at 9:15 a.m., 10:05 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:05 p.m.

Unrated Awards at 3:00 p.m. in Cafeteria  



RATED (Entry Fee $25)

Three Sections (Prizes Based Upon Entries)

                                                            First                Second            Third

            Open                                      11%                  7%                   5%

            U1800                                      11%                  7%                   5%

            U1500                                      11%                  7%                   5%                                                            


Prize fund will be 70% of entry fees. Prize fund will be distributed as described above.

Tournament Director reserves the right to collapse tournament to fewer sections depending upon entries, and to change the section rating cutoffs.

UNRATED (FREE!  No Entry Fee)


 Trophies awarded to the Top 3 Scholastic Finishers (Adults ineligible for trophies)

Medals Awarded to Top Finisher in Scholastic sections - K-4, K-8 and K-12

Register by email to Tournament Director Robert Simpson at [email protected]

Or Art Eberhart at [email protected]


Trophies & Medals donated by Simpson & Simpson, PLLC




Chess Tournament Photos


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