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2017 Springfield Open
November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm$30
Date: November 4th-5th, 2017
Location: Drury University
Trustee Science Center — Reed Auditorium
900 N Benton Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
Co-hosted by the Drury Chess Club, Joplin Chess Club and Springfield Park Board Chess Club
Format: 5 round Swiss, Game in 90 with 30 second increment (G/90,+30), regular rated
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning of round 3
Round Times: Sat 10:00, 2:30, 7:00; Sun 9:30, 2:00.
Entry Fee: $30 if registered by 11/3, $40 on site: $10 discount to current Drury Chess Club and SPBCC members. Scholastic (rating only) $15 by 11/3, $25 at door. $5 discount to current Drury Chess Club and SPBCC members. MCA membership required for MO residents; available on-site, from $5
Prizes: $500 prize fund based on 25 non-scholastic entries. Scholastic entries count as half.
Open/Unrated: $150, $120; U1600 $90; U1400 $60; U1200 $40
5.0 Bonus: $40
Format: November 4th only, 4 round Swiss, Game in 45 with 5 second delay (G/45,d5), not rated. Two Sections: K-8 and K-12; Sections may be combined for pairing purposes.
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning of round 2
Round Times: Sat 10:00, 12:00, 2:30, 4:30
Entry Fee: $5 if registered by 11/3, $10 on site
Prizes: Plaques for top-2 scoring in K-8 and K-12 sections.
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 11/4, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 11/3/2017. Preference that all players in the OPEN be current USCF members by 11/4/2017 through 11/5/2017. USCF membership can be processed online at uschess.org and membership can be accepted on site for CASH ONLY. Please check the USCF site for rates or contact TD for details for membership renewal or purchase on site.
Registration info can be sent to:
Joplin Chess Club
2609 New Hampshire
Joplin, Mo 64804
Please include name, address, phone, e-mail, USCF ID# (for the OPEN), rating and section playing.
On-site registration begins at 8:00 a.m, ends at 9:30. First round at 10:00
TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554
Please bring set, clock, board, and score sheets.