Chess Club of Fairfield County
710 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850

Advance Entries


$800 in guaranteed & based on prizes
Reduced Entry Fee
Comfortable schedule with long time control
FIDE & USCF Rated Masters Section
Pristine and quiet playing conditions


$500 1st place winner in the masters section - Guaranteed!

$300 1st place winner in the amateurs section - Based on just 10 players!

1st place in the amateurs section also receives free entry to 2017 FDE Masters

In the event of a tie, the players will play a 3m + 2s increment playoff game. Money will not be divided.
1st place finisher in the amateurs must obtain a FIDE rating in order to be eligible to play in next year's masters.


4RD SS, G/90 +30s Increment
Rounds at 10am & 3pm on both Saturday and Sunday

Registration Details

FIDE Masters: Must have FIDE 2100+ OR USCF 2200+

Amateur Qualifier: Open to players rated under 2250 USCF (Not FIDE Rated)

Players with a rating of 2200 - 2249 USCF may play in either section but must have a FIDE rating to participate in the masters section.

Entry Fee: $65 by August 10th. $15 more after 8/10. $10 less to CCFC Members.

Free to the first two GM/IMs to register (Entry deducted from prize). Additional GM/IMs $50.

Advance Registration Only by noon on August 19th.

All players must have USCF memberships. FIDE ratings required in masters section.

All ratings based on August supplements. No byes permitted.

Tournament Director: FIDE National Arbiter Greg Keener

Questions? Call (203) 505-6215 or email us at


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