24th David Zofchak Memorial Open - Nov. 19-20, 2016
Norfolk, VA   
A Virginia Chess Federation & VCF Cup Event
$1200 in prizes b/o 40 players prizes will be increased with 45 or more players.

Format:  5-Round Swiss System with all players in 2 Sections and a Time Control of Game/120 d5

Prizes:  Open Section    1st  $160       2nd  $140       3rd  $120
                                                 Top A  $110     Top B $100
Under 1600 Section    1st $120     2nd $110     3rd $100

                                                 Top D/unr $90       Top E $80       U1000  $70

Unrated players may only win 1st-3rd place prizes in the Under 1600 section.


Site/Hotel:  Sleep Inn Lake Wright  6280 Northampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23502   (757) 461-6251.  Rooms $74 + tax w/free breakfast. 
Please Reserve by 11/5.  The hotel is one block from the I-64 Northampton Blvd. exit.


Entry Fee:   $50 if received by 11/17, $60 thereafter. No credit cards: Cash or check only on site.


Memberships:   US Chess and VCF ($10 $5 jr.) for VA residents is required and can be purchased on site.


Registration:  Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Please be on time.
Registration will close promptly at 9:30 and if late arrivals cannot be properly paired without delaying the start of the 1st round, they will have to take a 1st round 1/2 pt. bye.

Select this button to register & pay online now.  register on-line      Final advance entries posted at 6 pm on 11/18/16


Select these  buttons to see the current standings [start of Rd 2] and pairings [Rd 2]

                           Adv. Entries             Standings               Pairings

Pairings and Standings will be posted here after the first round begins.  The advance entry list will not be updated after 10PM on Friday 11/18.

Register and pay on-line, or  click to view a printable flyer with an entry form.

Rounds:   Saturday:     Rd. 1  9:45            Rd. 2   2:00           Rd. 3   7:00

                      Sunday:     Rd. 4  9:30            Rd. 5   2:00


Byes:  A single half pt. bye is available & must be requested before the start of Rd.3.  Byes for rounds 4 & 5 may not be Withdrawn after the start of Rd. 3.  

No Phone Entries Accepted.  Info only.  Call Ernie at (757) 853-5296 until the day of the tournment or at (757) 362-6542 on the days of the tournament or e-mail   ernest.schlich@gmail.com