This program is still in its construction stage. But here's a tidbit for now:
$500 Make-a-Master Sponsorship Award for 2018
- Must be a current member of USCF and The Chess Refinery
- Must have competed in at least 12 rated tournaments at The Chess Refinery during 2018
- Must use award towards an EF or related travel expense to a tournament either domestically within the US or internationally
- Must not have ever previously hit a 2200 rating in USCF or FIDE
- Must register with us for consideration as a recipient of this award.
- This award will go to a current expert player who has had the highest rating increase in the year of 2018.
- i.e. player A was 2015 and achieves 2208 rating, player B was 2009 and achieves 2200, player C was 1978 and makes master
- this award will go to player A