26th David Zofchak Memorial Open - Nov. 17-18, 2018
Norfolk, VA   
A Virginia Chess Federation Event
$2000 in prizes b/o 45 players.  Prizes will be increased with 55 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 & unrated $125      Expert and Top A prizes 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 6 pm 11/15, $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 9:10 a.m. Please be on time.

Registration will close promptly at 9:10 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.        Advance  entries will be updated when the first are received.  Advance Entries


Select this  button to see the current standings I am not posting pairings as the standings will show the new pairings.


Standings will be posted here after the first round ends.  The advance entry list will not be updated after 10 AM on Friday 11/16.

Register and pay on-line  Enter on-line     or    click to view a printable flyer with an entry form
Late on-line advance entry will be available from 6pm on 11/15 until 8 pm on Friday before event @ $65.


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  Byes for rounds 4 & 5 may not be Withdrawn after the start of Rd. 3.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