Cincinnati City Championship 2019

Longest continuously running tournament in Cincinnati!

6 round swiss: FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18
Rounds 1, 2, 5, and 6 in Chamberlain Park Building 7640 Plainfield Road
Rounds 3 and 4 in Police Station Basement 7777 Blue Ash Road

New this year - we will be running it in 2 sections:

Open Section Open to all
Under 1600 Section Open to those rated under 1600 or unrated

Prizes: 80% of entry fees will be returned in priz & 2nd for both sections with at least 1 under class prize in each section.

Entry fee: $40
USCF Rated; must be a member prior to 1st game and continuously throughout the tournament.
Registration Sept. 13 at 6:00 – 6:50 p.m.; can also register online at
Game in 120 minutes, 5-second delay (G120/d5)
Games (and clocks) start at 7:00 p.m. each week.

  • Players can enter before round 3 begins (using half point byes for the first two rounds)
  • All players can request up to two half point byes before round 3 begins
  • If you cannot make a round, please notify the TD ASAP (text or call Carl Lingen (513-417-3224); email
  • Players who forfeit rounds will be withdrawn from the tournament; talk to TD for re-entry in extenuating circumstances. Do not miss a round without talking with TD.
  • Ties for first place will be broken by a playoff (G30/d5, then G5).

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