2018 Fall Tournament

A rated USCF tournament hosted at the MIT Stata Center on Monday November 12th.

Come join us for a fun half-day of chess on Monday, November 12th! We will be hosting the tournament at the beautiful MIT Stata Center.

Previous results are linked here. Our last tournament was the 2018 MIT Spring Open, linked here!


9-9:45am Registration and Check-in

4SS G/25d5, Rounds: 10am – 11:15am – 1:00pm – 2:20pm


MIT Stata Center (32 Vassar St)

32-124 & 32-144 (first floor)


The tournament site is a short 3-minute walk from the Kendall Square Red Line T-stop. We highly encourage the use of public transportation, as we cannot guarantee parking availability. Please see our parking suggestions if driving is necessary.

There are a number of inexpensive food options along Main Ave., and the Stratton Center (Student Center) is about a 10 minute walk from the site.

FREE Citadel Giveaway!!!

We will be giving away free swag from our sponsor Citadel!

Giveaways include jackets, water bottles, and notebooks.

Prizes and Fees

$700 Total Prize Fund

Open: 1st: $200 2nd: $100 3rd: $50

U1800: 1st: $120 2nd: $60 3rd: $30

U1400: 1st: $80 2nd: $40 3rd: $20

Unrated: 1st: 2/3 of total entry fees in the section; 2nd: 1/3 of total entry fees

Calculation based on 50 paid entries, adjusted accordingly.

EF: $25 advance, $30 at door ($10 MIT student discount). $10 for unrated section. Titled players (IM and GM) free.


At Door

We only accept cash and checks at the door.


Advance entry is now closed. You may check the current list of advance entries here. On-site entry will be from 9-10 AM at the tournament site. Please contact chess (at) mit.edu in exceptional cases.