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UNO Spring Rapid & Blitz

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring UNO Rapid & Blitz:


Date:             April 13th, 2024

Location:      CPACs Building, University of Nebraska Omaha

Entry Fee:    $30 payable onsite from 8:30 am to 9:00. $10 entry fee for the U800 and U400 sections. $25 / $8 for early entries on KingRegistration. The entry fee is waived if you are a student or faculty at UNO.

Pre-Registration:  https://www.kingregistration.com/event/UNO202404RapidBlitz. Early entry discount available until April 9th.

Please email unochess2700@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Sections/Round Times/Time Control:

The U1200, U800, and U400 sections will run as a normal UNO tournament. If your rating is above 1200, you are encouraged to play in the rapid and blitz tournaments.

Sections: Rapid & Blitz, U1200, U800, U400.

  • Rapid and Blitz
    • 6 Rounds of 10 minute plus 2 second increment rapid
    • Lunch Break
    • 6 double rounds of 3 minute plus 2 second increment blitz
  • U1200 — 30 minutes delay 5 seconds
    • R1: 9am or shortly after registration
    • R2: 10:15
    • Lunch Break
    • R3: 12:45
    • R4: 2:00
  • U800/U400
    • 4 or 5 rounds
    • Round times announced at the tournament. Lunch break will be announced at the tournament.
    • Clocks are not necessary, but please bring boards

Additional Information:

Boards and clocks must be provided by the players themselves. Scoresheets will be available, but it is not mandatory to use scoresheets for rapid and blitz time controls.


Prizes increase as the number of participants increase. The guaranteed prizes will be paid out even if the number of participants is low.


Section(s) Guaranteed Prizes
1st $100
2nd $60
3rd $40
U1600 (Blitz) $40
1st $100
2nd $60
3rd $40
U1600 (Rapid) $40
1st $50
2nd $40
3rd $30
Total $600


The U800 and U400 sections will be awarded medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The following tiebreakers will be used in the order listed below.

  1. Common Game
  2. Solkoff
  3. Modified Median
  4. Cumulative


Social Media:

Please consider joining the following Nebraska Chess groups. Those who join the Lichess group will have access to the Open and U1600 games which will be recorded from the scoresheets that are turned in at the tournament. The games will be under Lichess studies. https://lichess.org/study



Also, be sure to visit the official Nebraska Chess website for the latest updates on upcoming tournaments.


UNO April 13th Rapid and Blitz Flyer



April 13
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Steven Cusumano


UNO, CPACs Building
6320 Maverick Plaza
Omaha, NE 68132 United States
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