Feb. 18-20   World Amateur Team & U.S. Team East

Feb. 18-20   World Amateur Team & U.S. Team East 6SS, 40/2, SD/1. Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Ct., Parsippany, NJ 07054. Chess Rate valid until 1/17. Reserve early 973-267-7373 or 1- 800-HILTONS. Morris/Essex train to Morris Plains 1.5 miles. Open to 4- player teams with one optional alternate. Team average (4 highest ratings—2017 January Rating list) must be under 2200. EF: $170 postmarked by 2/5/17. ALL-$210 after or at door.—all teams, any changes at site $25 charge. Check out official website www.njscf.org. Prizes: 1-5th Place teams, plaque and 4 digital clocks; Top Team (Denis Barry Award) U2100, 2000, 1900, 1800, 1700, 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1000 each plaque and 4 Digital Clocks; Top college team (same school) 4 Digital Clocks & plaque; Top HS team (grades 9-12 same school), Top Middle School (grades 5-9 same school), Top Elementary School (grades K-6 same school), Top 2 Scholastic Teams (mixed schools okay) (Collins Award), Mixed Doubles (2 males, 2 females-no alternates), Seniors (all players over age 50), Military, each plaque & 4 Digital Clocks to top team; Company Team (same employer), Family (4 family members), State teams—CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY (Benjamin Award), PA, VA, NC, RI each plaque top team ; Special Plaque: Top Future team, (all players under age 10), Top Military College, Top Parent/Child (2 pairs, one parent, one child), Best Player 1-4 and top alternate, All 6-0 scores each Digital clock. Biggest Individual upset each round Engraved Cross pen; Entry fee refunded to team with Best “Chess related” name, Sunday night– Best “Chess Related costumes or gimmick”—1st-gourmet dinner for four. 2nd—Gourmet dinner for 4. Reg. 9-12 .Sat 2/18: Rds. 1-7:30, 11-6, 9-3:30. Surprises and special give-aways each round. Sunday night—Bughouse $20 per team. Cash prizes. Classical Chess-Best game awards to Vienna, Queen and King Gambits, Ruy Lopez, and Petroff and Durkin Attack! FREE LECTURES LOBBY DAILY!! TITLED PLAYER IN LOBBY TO REVIEW YOUR GAMES DAILY!!! HR: Parsippany Hilton NEWLY RENOVATED! NEW LIGHTS! HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING! Chess rates expire 1/17/2017. Rates $119 (single double) $121 (Triple, Quad) 2nd hotel attached to Hilton $126 per night (single-double) $128 (triple, Quad)-Hampton Inn—includes breakfast each day. For help forming teams and more information contact: noreen@deanofchess.com. Chks payable to NJSCF, mail by 2/05/17 to: E.Steven Doyle, 17 Stonehenge Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960. (Include Team name, Captain, players full names, USCF Expiration, ID numbers and ratings in board order). No team can include more than two GM’s. Include SASE for confirmation if wanted, No registered or certified mail accepted. W