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2023 Missouri Open

November 11 @ 8:30 am - November 12 @ 6:00 pm


Format: 5-round Swiss, Game/90 + d/15. Two Sections:

Open: Overall Prizes: $500-1st , $300-2nd , $200-3rd
Class prizes: $200-1st in each Master (2200-2399), X, A, B.

  • Top Missouri resident earns 2023 State Champion Title & Plaque
  • Top Scoring Senior earns 2024 US Senior Championship Invite

Reserve (Under 1600): Overall Prizes: $300-1st ,$250-2nd ,$200-3rd
Class Prizes: $150-1st in each C, D, E/U1200.

  • Top Missouri resident earns 2019 Reserve Champion Title & Plaque

Registration: Saturday 8:30-9:45 am.

Round Times: Saturday-10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm. Sunday-9:30 am, 2:00 pm.

Entry fee*: $50.00 by 6pm 11/10, $60.00 on site. Free Entry for IM/GMs.

Byes: Maximum one ½-point bye, must be declared by round 2.

Memberships: USCF-available on site; MCA membership required for MO residents, available on site from $5, Other States Accepted. (Out-of-State players are welcome to play and qualify for cash prizes. Must be a Missouri resident to win championship title and plaque.)

Entries/Information: Bob Howe, 210 N Olive St, Pacific, MO 63069. , (636) 234-7982

Online payment: www.paypal.me/mochess (Please include Name/USCF ID/Section in the notes.) or Checks payable to Bob Howe. Cash and credit cards accepted on site.


$10 off entry fee for Pre-registered
Additional $10 off for:
Seniors (55+) • Brand New/Unrated Players • Players traveling over 120 miles (one way) to the tournament. (limit 1 additional discount per player)

Must pre-register by 11/10 for discount.


November 11 @ 8:30 am
November 12 @ 6:00 pm


Bob Howe


Stoney Creek Hotel
18011 Bass Pro Dr,
Independence, 64055
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