2012 Springfield August Open
Date: August 11th, 2012
Location: Southside Senior Center
2215 S. Fremont
Co-hosted by the Springfield Park Board Chess Club and Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliates
Format: 4 round Swiss, Game in 60, delay 5 (G/60,d/5), dual-rated
Two sections, Open and U1600; Sections may be combined for pairing purposes.
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning of round 2
Round Times: 1st Round at 9:00; following rounds ASAP. 30 minute lunch break between 2nd and 3rd round.
Entry fee: $20
Prizes: Based on 20 overall entries (b/20)
- Open: $100, 75, 50
- U1600: $60, 40
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 8/11/2012, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 8/10/2012. Preference that all players must be current USCF members by 8/10/2012 and current through 8/11/2012. 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 until 8:50 a.m., first round at 9:00
TD: Martin Stahl (417) 781-9091; (417) 483-1554 day of the tournament
Please bring set, clock, board, and score sheets.
Lunch – Players may bring their own food and drink.