2014 Joplin Autumn Open
Here is the final tourney of the year. Sorry for the late notice.
Date: December 6th, 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 12/5, $30 at site. Scholastic (K-12), play for rating only, $10 if registered by 12/5, $15 at site.
Prizes: 50% entries returned as prizes; 50% goes to support Operation Shoebox/Operation Christmas Child. $200 based on 20 full entries.
- Open: $60, $40; U1600: $40
- U1400: $40, $20
- Perfect 4.0 bonus: $20
Registration: Advance Registration requested. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 12/6/2014, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 12/6/2014. Preference that all players be current USCF members by 12/5/2014 and current through 12/6/2014. 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.