25th David Zofchak Memorial Open - Nov. 4-5, 2017
Norfolk, VA   
A Virginia Chess Federation & VCF Cup Event
$2000 in prizes b/o 45 players prizes will be increased with 50 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  $350       2nd  $225       3rd  $160  All place prizes are guaranteed.

Top Expert  $150     Top A $125      Expert and Top A based on 45 entries.

                  Under 1800 Section    1st $270     2nd $170     3rd $130   All U1800 section prizes based on 45 entries.
                                                 Top C/unr $120       Top D $110  Top E $100       U1000  $90


Site/Hotel:  Sleep Inn Lake Wright  1521 Premium Outlets Blvd Norfolk, VA 23502   (757) 461-6251.  Rooms $59 + tax w/free breakfast. 
Please Reserve by 10/13.  Call the hotel and ask for the Chess rate. The hotel is one block from the I-64 Northampton Blvd. exit 282.
                                                             There may be construction in the area. Allow time to arrive.


Entry Fee:   $55 if received by 11/1, $65 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 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Please be on time.

Registration will close promptly at 9:30 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      Advance entries updated on 10/18/2017.  Advance Entries


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  9:30            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  Byes for rounds 4 & 5 may not be Withdrawn after the start of Rd. 3.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