St. Petersburg Chess Tournament

[PLEASE NOTE that the following information IS PROBABLY NOT UP TO DATE.  Please confirm at their website.]
Rated USCF Chess Tournament
St. Petersburg Chess Club which is located at 540 4th Avenue North, St. Petersburg FL 33701. 
Tournament Info:
Registration: 10:00 AM- 10:45 AM.  To secure your place we recommend pre-registering or replying via email.
Entry Fee: $25.  USCF membership required; you may get one on site.


  1. Bring a Friend who has never played before at the St.Petersburg Chess Club ( SPCC ) and you will pay $5 less.
  2. If you are a member of the SPCC, you always pay $5 less for the entry fee.
  3. If you pay in advance for 4 tournaments in a row, your fifth will be free plus you will receive a gift from the SPCC.
  4. For groups of players (5 or more), everyone pays $5 less.
  5. Any coach who brings at least 4 students will play for free.
Open: This section is for people rated over 1000. 
Scholastic: This section is if you are under the rating of 1000 and under 18 years old.
*You may play up if you wish to.
Extra Information:  
Bring your own clocks, sets, and notation sheets if you have them.
Time Control: Game 45 for each player (G40;d5). 
Round Times: 
Four rounds, first at about 11:00 AM.  Scholastic finishes about 3pm, Open about 5pm.
Prizes for Open: Based on 20 entries, $110-70-55. U1700- 50$; U1200- 50$.
Prizes for Scholastic: Money based on 20 entries: $110-70-55. U900 -$50; U600-$50
Every tournament, we will have a raffle between players after the second round. The winners(3 chess players) can choose between many chess items, such as a Chess T-shirt, Chess set combo, mouse pads, key chain flash lights, all with chess signatures on them.
Important Notice:
Due to space limitation , please reserve ahead of time to guarantee your spot by sending an email to or call (727) 776-5583 after 4:00 PM on weekdays for more questions.
Website and Facebook Group:
Visit our website-  for pre-registration and more information. Join our Facebook group -


Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00am