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2018 Joplin Public Library Open Tournament
December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm$20
Rated: 4 round Swiss, Game in 40 with 5 second delay (G/40,d5)
Unrated: 4 round Swiss, Game in 20 with 5 second delay (G/20,d5)
One 1/2 point bye available if requested before the beginning of round 2
Rated Open: Requires a current USCF membership to play.
Unrated Open: Open to all ages.
Unrated K-12: Open to players grades K-12.
Unrated sections may be combined based on turnout.
All games played under US Chess tournament regulations.
Rated: 10:00, 11:30, 2:00, 3:30
Unrated: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 2:00
Rated Open: $20 (50% of entries go to support the JPL Chess Club)
Unrated Open and K-12: FREE
Donations always welcome
Rated Open: 50% of entries as prizes
Top-2 finishers guaranteed prizes
Additional prizes possible based on turnout
Unrated: Top-2 finishers in each section given awards.
Registration: Advance registration requested. Rated entries can be paid on 12/1/2018 or mailed in advance
Players in the Rated Open must have a current USCF membership.
Registration info should be sent to:
Martin Stahl (Joplin Chess Club)
2609 New Hampshire
Joplin, Mo 64804
Please include name, address, phone and e-mail.
For the rated section, please include USCF ID# and rating.
On-site registration begins at 9:00 a.m, ends at 9:50.
First round begins at 10:00 am!
TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554
Please bring regulation sized set, board, and clock. Some will be available on-site.