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


Register and pay on-line  Enter on-line     or    click to view a printable flyer with an entry form

Late on-line advance entry is now  available from 6pm on 11/15 until 8 pm on Friday before event @ $65.


Click to see hotel directions in Norfolk

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.

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. Late on-line advance entry will be available from 6pm on 11/15 until 8 pm on Friday before event @ $65.
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.


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  Byes for rounds 4 & 5 may not be Withdrawn after the start of Rd. 3.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


 Click to see the advance  entry list   Advance Entries  updated 8:30 pm on 11/15/18  We now have 51 entries.


Select this  button to see the current standings    Standings    Rd 4 standings with pairing info posted @2:30 pm