This is the first Joplin Chess Club hosted tournament of the year. Come join us for a day of chess.
Date: March 3, 2012
Location: La Quinta Inn (Room A)
3320 South Rangeline Rd
Joplin, MO 64804
Hosted by the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate
Format: 4 round Swiss, Game in 60 with 5 second delay (G/60,d/5), dual rated
Two sections; Open and Under 1600
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning 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. $10 discount for siblings under 18 after 1st full-paid entry.
Prizes: $540 prize fund based on 30 full-paid entries. Discounted entries count as half.
- Open: $150, $120, $90
- U1600: $90, $60, $30
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 3/3/2012, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 3/2/2012. Preference that all players must be current USCF members by 3/2/2012 and current through 3/3/2012. 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