An AR Grand Prix event and US Chess Junior Grand Prix event.
FORMAT: 5 round Swiss, 2 Sections: Open and Reserve (U1600)
TIME CONTROL: Game 90 + 30 second increment added per move.
Open: $40 by 3/23; $50 at site; Reserve: $30 by 3/23; $35 at site. Let Les know byt Friday 23rd for discounted entry. Your advance notice helps a smooth and timely start.
$$ PRIZES (b/40):
Open: $225-125; U1800 $125;
Reserve: $150-75; U1400 $100;
REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN: 8:15-9:15 Saturday morning.
ROUND TIMES: Saturday - 9:30-2-6:30; Sunday - 9-1:15.
Byes: One 1/2-pt bye Rds. 1-5 commit before Rd. 3 pairings.
ENTRIES: Les Kline, 801 N. Rush Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701.
Info: email@example.com; (479) 595-5720. ACA (OSA).
ON-SITE ACCOMMODATIONS: Contact Mt. Sequoyah directly.
(479) 443-4531 or (800) 760-8126, M-F 9-5. Cottage Cabins: 1 King or 2 Queens $75 (no tax). Reserve by Friday March 16!
There will be a concession stand, lunch options available for purchase, plus a CHESS STORE at the event.
US Chess membership required, and please bring chess set and clock.
Tournament completed a few hours ago. In the Open, Cael Province was able to secure a draw against James Long, resulting in clear 1st with 3.5 points. Daniel Todd shared 2nd with James at 3.0 each. Also at 3.0, getting the U1600 prize, was Charles Kearns.
In the U1400, John Taylor was able to secure clear 1st, with 3.5, after winning his round 4 game. Sharing 2nd place, at 3.0, were four players; Noah Giamei, David King, Owen Moore, and Clay Van Vacter.
Final round just started. Only one player in each section has a perfect score. With the black pieces, can Cael Province (KS), with 3.0, defeat James Long (OK) in the Open? In the U1400, Noah Giamei (MO), with 3.0, has white against John Taylor (OK); can white get the win? ... See MoreSee Less