2015 MSU Open
Date: April 25, 2015
Location: Strong Hall, Rm. 300
900 S Holland Ave
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO 65897
Co-hosted by the MSU Chess Club and the Joplin Chess Club USCF affiliate
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 4/24, $30 on-site. Scholastic (K-12), play for rating only, $10 if registered by 4/24, $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 4/25/2015, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 4/24/2015. Preference that all players must be current USCF members by 4/24/2015 and current through 4/25/2015. 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.