Berkeley Spring IM Norm Tournament

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Berkeley Chess School 2020 Spring  IM Norm Tournament


Where:  Berkeley Chess School

2622 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702


When:     IM Section:         Friday, April 10th – Sunday, April 19th 2020

9 Rounds; Round Robin Format

IM Group USCF + FIDE Rated

Time Control:  G/90; Increment 30 sec


To watch live games online:     IM Section




IM Section              Pairings         Standings

Opening Ceremony:  Friday, April 10th, 2020; 6:30PM

Round 1: Friday, April 10th, 2020; 7:00PM

Round 2: Saturday, April 11th, 2020; 11:00AM

Round 3: Saturday, April 11th, 2020; 4:00PM

Round 4: Sunday, April 12th, 2020; 12:00PM

Round 5: Sunday, April 12th, 2020; 5:00PM

Round 6: Saturday, April 18th, 2020; 11:00PM

Round 7: Saturday, April 18th, 2020; 4:00PM

Round 8: Sunday, April 19th, 2020; 12:00PM

Round 9: Sunday, April 19th, 2020; 5:00PM


Entry Fee:

$700.00 for IM norm seekers

$500.00 for foreign IM norm seekers

Send an email to to confirm your rating eligibility.

Pay online here!


IM section: 1st) $500.00 2nd) $300.00 3rd) $100.00


IM Section

IM Ladia Jirasek (USA) 2375 (Confirmed)

FM Josiah Stearman (USA) 2342 (Confirmed)

FM Thijs Laarhoven (NED) 2322 (Confirmed)

FM Teemu Virtanen (FIN) 2284 (Confirmed)

Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan (MGL) 2040 (Confirmed)

Foreign IM


IM Norm Seeker (USA)

IM Norm Seeker (USA)

IM Norm Seeker (USA)

Elizabeth Shaughnessy (IRL) 1411 (Alternate)

Tournament Rating average TBD

Scores for norms are expected to be 6.5/9 points for an IM norm


If you have any questions about the event, please contact us: 

Chief Tournament Director: Fide Arbiter Bryon Doyle