2014 Joplin Spring Open
Here is Joplin’s second tournament of the year.
Date: May 31, 2014
Location: Christ’s Community United Methodist Church
2700 E 44th St.
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, 11:00, 2:00, 4:00. Lunch break between rounds 2 and 3
Entry fee: $20 if registered by 05/30, $30 at site. Scholastic (K-12), play for rating only, $10 if registered by 05/30, $15 at site.
Prizes: $360 prize fund based on 25 full-paid entries. Scholastic entries count as half.
- Open: $120, $80; U1600: $60
- U1400: $60, $40
- Perfect 4.0 bonus: $20
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 05/31/2014, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 05/30/2014. Preference that all players be current USCF members by05/30/2014 and current through 05/31/2014. USCF membership can be processed at uschess.org and membership can be purchsased on site for CASH ONLY. Please check the USCF site for rates or contact TD for details.
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.