It’s been almost a month since the sudden and shocking passing of IM Emory Tate in the last Championship at BayAreaChess Center.
The organizers have immediately started the process with USCF of re-naming the upcoming tournament to dedicate it to his memory.
In Memory of IM Emory Tate Championship will take place 13-15th November at the BayAreaChess Center, as part of the usual recurring BAC Named Championship series.
The tournament format is three sections to be completed over 5 rounds of Swiss system with the time control G/90 +30.
The total prize fund is 5000 USD based on 94 paid entries, with 70% guaranteed.
Open (2000+, FIDE rated): $ 1,000 500 200 – u2300: $ 250 125 100
AB (1600-1999): $ 700 300 100 – u1800: $ 200 100
CDE (U1600): $ 700 300 100 – u1400: $ 125 100 – u1200: $ 100
Top rated players are GMs Oliver Barbosa, Ioan Chirila, Enrico Sevillano and IM Ricardo De Guzman.
More info: www.bayareachess.com/champs