Four States Winter Open
Here is our first tournament of the year and we’re hoping for a good turnout. We are extremely pleased to announce that IM Goran Vojinovic (pictured below) is scheduled to play. So come out and join us for a great day of chess.
Date: February 12, 2011
Location: Joplin Holiday Inn (Oak Room)
3615 Range Line Rd
Joplin, MO 64804
Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate
Format: 4 round Swiss, Game in 60 (G/60), dual rated
Two sections; Open and Under 1600
Accelerated pairings may be used, One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the end of round 2
Round Times: 9:00, 11:00, 2:00, 4:00. Lunch break between rounds 2 and 3
Entry fee: $30 if pre-registered, $40 at site. MCA membership required for MO residents; available on-site. Free entry to GMs and IMs. $10 discount for siblings under 18 after 1st full-paid entry.
Prizes: $450 prize fund based on 30 full-paid entries.
- Open: $200, $100, $50
- U1600: $60, $40
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 2/12/2011, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 2/11/2011. Preference that all players must be current USCF members by 2/11/2011 and current through 2/12/2011. 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 9:00
TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554
Please bring set, clock, board, and score sheets.
No outside food or drinks