Carthage Chess Open on November 22, 2008
DATE: Saturday, November 22, 2008
LOCATION: Ulmer Funeral Home — Community Building (behind the funeral home)
1208 S. Garrison Ave
Carthage, MO 64836
Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club
5 round rated Swiss tournament
Each player will have 60 minutes for each game
Open tournament with two sections for prizes (based on average rating)
Entry fee: $10 if pre-registered, $12 at site.
Prizes: based on entries; at least 50% of total entry fees expected to be paid in cash and trophies
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on November 22, or checks (payable to Bart Gibbons) can be mailed. All players must be current USCF members by 11/21. USCF membership can be processed online at uschess.org.
Registration info can be sent to:
Joplin Chess Club
2618 S. Schifferdecker Ave
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 9:00
TD: Bart Gibbons (417) 396-0788
Assistant TD: Laura Smith
Please bring set, clock, board, and score sheets.
Lunch – Players may bring their own food and drink.