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2024 Missouri State University Open

April 13 @ 8:30 am - April 14 @ 7:00 pm

Co-hosted by the Joplin Chess Club and MSU Chess Club
Location: Missouri State University Plaster Student Union
Room 308
1110 E Madison St
Springfield, MO 65897

5SS, G/90, d15. 2-sections; Sections may be combined for pairing purposes

Prizes: $1,600 prize fund based on 30 full-paid entries

Upper(1400+): $400-1st, $300-2nd, $150-3rd, $100-U1600

Reserve(U1400): $300-1st, $200-2nd. $100-3rd, UNR $50

Players may play up 100 points for section qualification.

Entry: $30, Scholastic (K-12), play for rating only, 50% off entry. E-mail registration accepted, cash only on-site.

Check-In: 8:30-9:30am

Rounds: Sat-10/2:30/7, Sun-10:00/2:30

Max one 1/2-pt bye if declared by Rd. 2. MCA membership req’d, available on site from $5, OSA.

Entries/Info: Advance Registration required. Entry fees may be paid in cash in person on 4/13/2024, or checks (payable to Martin Stahl) can be mailed, to be received by 4/12/2024. Preference that all players USCF memberships have current memberships. 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:

[email protected]


Joplin Chess Club
2609 New Hampshire
Joplin, Mo 64804

Please include name, address, phone, e-mail, US Chess ID#, rating and section playing

On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m., first round at 10:00

TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554

Online payment available at https://www.paypal.me/joplinchess

Please bring set, clock, board, and score sheets.



April 13 @ 8:30 am
April 14 @ 7:00 pm


Martin Stahl
(417) 483 1554


Plaster Student Union
1110 E Madison St
Springfield, MO 65897 United States
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