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WORLD AMATEUR TEAM & U.S. TEAM EAST. 6SS, 40/100, SD/30 delay 5. Parsippany Hilton 1 Hilton Ct., Parsippany,N.J. 07054. Chess Rate valid until 1/17/23 see link njscf.org  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—2023 January Rating list) must be under 2200. Teams rated over 2000 average no more than 1000 points between board 3 and 4. No more than two GMs on a team. Online registration opens Dec 1st. Advance registration only.  EF: $235 online only by 1/31/23  ALL-$275 after.—all teams, any changes at site or after 1/31/23 —$30 charge.  ENTRY MAXIMUM IS 325 TEAMS. Enter early!  Online entries at official website www.njscf.org. Prizes: 1-5th Place teams, plaque and 4 digital clocks; Top Team (DenisBarry 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 (full time only same employer-non educational), Top Coaches (educational), Top team all female,     Family (4 family members),  State teams—CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY (BenjaminAward), PA, VA, each plaque top team ;  Special Plaque: Top Future team, (all playersunder 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. Tournament Director NTD/IA : E Steven Doyle (48 years)   Rds. 1-7:30, 11-6, 9-3:30. Surprises and special give-aways each round.   Sunday night—Bughouse $25 per team. Cash prizes. HR: Parsippany Hilton NEWLY RENOVATED ROOMS ! Chess rates expire 1/17/2023 Rates $132 (single double) $132 (Triple , Quad) 2nd hotel  attached to Hilton   $132 per night (single-double) $132 (triple, Quad)-Hampton Inn—includes breakfast each day.  For help forming teams and more information contact: esdoyle@aol.com .

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