2020 Missouri State University Open
April 18 @ 8:00 am - April 19 @ 7:00 pm$40
Co-hosted by the MSU Chess Club and Joplin 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 10:00, 2:30.
Entry Fee: $40.Scholastic players (K-12), play for rating only, 50% off entry. $10 discount if registered by 4/17/2020, e-mail registration accepted, cash only on-site. MCA membership required for MO residents; available on-site.
Prizes: $800 prize fund based on 25 non-scholastic entries. Scholastic entries count as half.
Open: $250-175, Class A, B, C, D, U1200/UNR $75 each.
5.0 Bonus: $40
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 4/18/2020, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 4/17/2020. Preference that all players USCF memberships have current memberships. 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# and rating.
On-site registration begins at 8:00 a.m., first round at 10:00
TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554
Please bring set, clock, and board.