2014 Four States Winter Open
Here is the Joplin Chess Club’s first tourney of 2014. Hope you can make it.
4th Annual Four States Winter Open
Date: February 22, 2014
Location: Victory Ministry & Sports Complex Event Center
3405 South Hammons Blvd
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 1400, sections may be combined for pairing purposes
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning of round 3
Round Times: 9:00, 11:10, 2:00, 4:10. Lunch break between rounds 2 and 3
Entry fee: $30 if registered by 2/21, $40 at site. Scholastic (K-12), play for rating only, $15 if registered by 2/21, $25 at site. MCA membership required for MO residents; available on-site.
Prizes: $430 prize fund based on 25 full-paid entries. Scholastic entries count as half.
- Open: $120, $90, $60; U1600 $60
- U1400: $60, $40
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 2/22/2014, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 2/21/2014. Preference that all players must be current USCF members by 2/21/2014 and current through 2/22/2014. 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.