Joplin Public Library Quick Tournament

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Joplin Public Library Quick Tournament

December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a fundraiser event for the Joplin Public Library Chess Club
Format: 5 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 3
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 sections will be 5 rounds based on 20+ players per section.  Tournament may decrease to 4 rounds with fewer players in a section.
All games played under USCF quick play tournament regulations.
Round Times: 11:00, 12:00, 1:45, 2:45, 3:45
Entry Fee:
Rated Open: $10
Unrated Open and K-12: FREE thanks to community sponsors. Donations are always welcome!
Rated Open: 50% of entries as prizes
                      Top-2 finishers guaranteed prizes
                      Additional prizes possible based on turnout
Unrated Open: Plaque for 1st place and medals for 2nd through 5th
Unrated K-12: Plaque for 1st place and medals for 2nd through 5th
Door Prizes: All Players will be entered into drawing for door prizes.
Registration: Advance registration requested. Rated entries can be paid on 12/2/2017 or mailed in advance.
Players in the Rated Open must have a current USCF membership.

Registration info should be sent to:

[email protected]


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 10:30.

Announcements and short rule discussion after registration ends.

First round begins at 11:00 am!

TD: Martin Stahl (417) 483-1554

Please bring regulation sized set, board, and clock. Some will be available on-site.


December 2, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Martin Stahl
(417) 483 1554


Joplin Public Library
1901 E 20th St
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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