2014 Springfield Open
Date: October 25, 2014
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 U1400; Sections may be combined for pairing purposes.
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning of round 2
Round Times: 9:00, 11:15, 2:00, 4:15
Entry fee: $20 if registered by 10/24, $30 on-site. Scholastic (K-12), play for rating only, $10 if registered by 10/24, $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 10/25/2014, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 10/24/2014. Preference that all players must be current USCF members by 10/24/2014 and current through 10/25/2014. 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 until 8:50 a.m., first round at 9:00
TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554
Please bring set, clock, board, and score sheets.