The 2012 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championship will take place on 27-30th December at the Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Princeton University, NJ 08540.

Team Format: 4 Player Teams, up to 2 Alternates, Traditional 6 round Fix Roster Swiss Tournament. Open to College and University teams from North and South America including the Caribbean. 

Teams must supply letters from University stating that the players meet eligibility requirements.

Time Control: Game/90 with a 30 second increment. Notation required throughout the games. 

Monroi Units may be provided and must be used.

Tournament is FIDE and USCF rated, but uses United States Chess Federation rules.

Entry Fee: Priority Registration by December 5, 2012 $200 per team; After December 5, 2012, $240 per team.

Registration: To register for the tournament either email or mail to the address below this information: Name of School, Name of Players, USCF ID Number of Players, Rating of Players, and Year of Players (e.g. Freshman, Sophomore, Grad Student, etc.). If sending more than 1 team, please indicate which team each players is on.

Hotel: Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel & Conference Center, 900 Scudders Mill Rd Princeton, NJ 08536

Official Tournament Rules. For additional information contact

Webster University will be represented by 3 teams. Here are the tentative lineups for the 3 teams from Webster University (pending minor changes after the official December 2012 rating list is published). 


GM Georg Meier (Captain)

GM Wesley So
GM Manuel Leon Hoyos
GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez 
GM Anatoly Bykhovsky (Co-Captain) 


GM Ray Robson
GM Andre Diamant
GM Denes Boros
IM Vitaly Neimer 


FM Jake Banawa
WIM Inna Agrest
Maraani Kamphorst
Vanita Young 
Paul Michel Truong

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