November Tuesday Night Marathon - Scholastic Section

57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
Nov 10 2020
Nov 24 2020
Mechanics' Member registration fee
Non-member registration fee




Scholastic Open Prize: Trophies to Top 5 players, Top 3 under800 and Top 3 under400 players


Max of byes: 1
Last round to request a bye: 1
Number of rounds in tourney: 3
Bye note: Max one half-point bye. Must be requested before Round 1 starts.


57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA


More information:


Mechanics' Institute Community
​Tuesday Night Marathon Online

USCF Online Rated!

via, Scholastic Side event

3 games on 3 consecutive Tuesdays:
Nov 10 - 17 - 24

First time joining us? Please scroll down for step-by-step instructions how to join us!

Event Schedule:

1 rounds of G/35+2 each night: Round time is: 6:30PM

Time control: 3SS G/35+2.  (Game in 35 minutes with 2 second increement with each move.)

MUST Register in order to play: 
Registration deadline in order to be paired in Round 1: 3PM on 11/10. Anyone registering after that will get a 0.5 point bye. Late registrations *might* be paired for extra rated games, but it's not guaranteed.

For List of registered players (Standings) & Pairings - Please scroll down!


Eligibility - Players must have:

- current US Chess Federation membership
- account that is part of Mechanics' Chess Club (free account is perfectly sufficient) -- Don't have one yet? Easy to make, just follow the instructions below.


- 3 rounds of G/35+2  - more details on tournament details here.
- 1 Scholastic Sections
- paired based on OTB or ONL Nov 2020 supplemental regular rating!
- paired based on swiss tournament rules
- NEW: pairing will be done manually using match command on You'll need to be on and wait for your game to pop up!
- NEW: Pairing will be posted for Round 1, Round 2, and Round # on Tuesdays 4:30PM
- if you register after Tuesday 3:00PM, you'll still be able to join the tournament, but you'll be paired as an extra rated, and will be given a 0.5 point bye for the first round.
- Players have to be online on when Round 1 starts, and their game will be started by the Chief TD.
- Chief TD will have a list of match commands needed to be executed one by one: IF players are not online when pairing is executed, they'll be put at the end of the list, and match command will be tried one more time. Two times not present on will automatically get a 0F.
- Late registraitons *might* be paired up for extra rated games, but it's not guaranteed.
- Games will be US Chess Online regular rated - tournament will be submitted 5-7 days after the tourament to allow all games to be screened for fair play.

Rules:  standard USCF rules apply.

  • Mouse slips count, no takebacks.
  • If player is not logged in to live chess when pairings occur, we will assign a 0 point bye
  • Section prizes will be awarded based on USCF standard rating

Prizes: Trophies to Top 10 players!

Entry Fee

MI library member: $15
Non-MI library member: $25

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