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, February 21st – Sunday, March 1st 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, February 21st, 2020; 6:30PM

Round 1: Friday, February 21st, 2020; 7:00PM

Round 2: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020; 11:00AM

Round 3: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020; 4:00PM

Round 4: Sunday, February 23rd, 2020; 12:00PM

Round 5: Sunday, February 23rd, 2020; 5:00PM

Round 6: Saturday, February 29th, 2020; 11:00PM

Round 7: Saturday, February 29th, 2020; 4:00PM

Round 8: Sunday, March 1st, 2020; 12:00PM

Round 9: Sunday, March 1st, 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

GM Tejas Bakre (IND) 2425 (Confirmed)

FM Josiah Stearman (USA) 2342 (Confirmed)

FM Balaji Daggupati (USA) 2311 (Confirmed)

FM Teemu Virtanen (FIN) 2284 (Confirmed)

CM Eric Yuhan Li (USA) 2195 (Confirmed)

WGM Carla Heredia (ECU) 2110 (Confirmed)

Foreign IM


IM Norm Seeker (USA)

IM Norm Seeker (USA)

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