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44th ANNUAL LIPKIN/PFEFFERKORN OPEN

  • September 29, 2017
  • October 01, 2017
  • Marriott Winston-Salem, 425 North Cherry St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

* This is not a GCA event. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.* 

 

44 th Annual “LIPKIN / PFEFFERKORN OPEN”

September 29 or 30 – October 1, 2017


$11,000 in projected prizes based on 165 entries, 65% guaranteed


Grand Prix points: 20

The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center, 420 High Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


5 Rounds Swiss System In Six Sections:

Championship (FIDE-rated): (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1950 and above)

$1200 - $600 - $300 - $200, Under 2200: $600 - $300 - $200

Under 2000: (Open to USCF-rated 1800 – 1999 or Unrated)

$800 - $400 - $200 – $125, Under 1900 - $100

Under 1800: (Open to USCF-rated 1600 – 1799 or Unrated)

$800 - $400 - $200 – $125, Under 1700 - $100

Under 1600: (Open to rated 1400 - 1599) -- $800 - $400 - $200 – $125, Under 1500 - $100

Under 1400: (Open to rated 1200 - 1399) -- $600 - $400 - $200 – $100, Under 1300 - $100

Under 1200: (Open to rated 1199 & blow) -- $500 - $250 - $150, Under 1000 - $250 - $150


Time controls: Championship – “40/90, SD/30, d10” Other sections – “G/120, d5”


All sections -- Two-day Schedule, Round 1 “G/90, d5”


3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7:00pm; Rds. Fri 7:30pm; Sat 2:30pm, 7:30pm; Sun 10am, 3:30pm.


2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am; Rds. 10:30am, then merges with 3-day schedule.


Entry fee: $93 (3-day), $92 (2-day) if received by Sep. 28; $99 at site., Juniors, $6 less. (W)GMs, (W)IMs free

(minus $60 from prizes). UNRATED: $65 (limited to 50% of prize won). Re-entry: $65 (not available in


Championship section). Half-point Byes: Available all rounds (limit two), must request before Round One

(no changes afterwards). Sat., 10:30am round not FIDE-rated (FIDE rules apply).


Bring Set, Board, and Clock – None Are Supplied By The Tournament Organizers.


Hotel: $99, must reserve by Sep. 15 for room guarantee. Mention “LPO” or “chess tournament.” Free

breakfast included! Phone: (336) 777 – 3000. Reserve early – Wake Forest hosts Florida State on Saturday!


Entries and Info: (478) 973 – 9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com


 


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