1st George Koltanowski Memorial Tournament

57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
Aug 24 2024
Aug 25 2024
Mechanics' Institute member
Non-Mechanics' member

Prize fund

$2,600 (Based on 80 entries.)




2000+ (2000+)

1600-1999 (1600-1999)

u1600 (u1600)


Max of byes: 2
Last round to request a bye: 2
Number of rounds in tourney: 4
Bye note: A maximum of 2 half-point byes can be requested in this tournament. Round 1-3 byes must be requested 15 minutes prior to the round start time. Round 4-5 byes must be requested before start of Round 1. Round 5 bye is irrevocable to prevent prize-fund manipulations.


More information:



Mechanics' Institute Chess Club reserves the right to update any details of this event (including but not limited to sections, time control, round times, prize fund, etc.) as we get closer to the event date to ensure an excellent tournament experience for players.

Additional services and fees

Play-up (MI member $15.00
Play-up (Non-MI member) $20.00

In-person location

57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA