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Palatka Fall Open (Palatka, FL)

  • September 19, 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • Palatka Bridge Club, 521 S. 13th St., Palatka, Florida 32177

*this is not a GCA tournament.  please contact Tim Staley to register for this event*

USCF Rated Chess Tournament 
Palatka Fall Open 
Saturday, September 19, 2015 
4 Round Swiss System Tournament in Two Sections: 
Open Section   G/70 d5
Reserve Section: Must be rated under 1500    G/70 d5 

Open to all with USCF membership, please join or renew your USCF membership online before tournament.  Entry fee is $40 at the tournament or $35 with early mail-in entry (Please mail no later than 9/14).  Early entries are encouraged.  Make checks or money orders payable to Tim Staley.  Mail early entries to Tim Staley: 10520 NW 28th Place, Gainesville, FL 32606.  Please include USCF ID number, current rating and section.  No credit cards accepted. 

Prize fund is $600 based on a minimum of 24 entries.  Open Section: First place $200 and 2nd place $100.  Class prizes: U1900 $50 and U1700 $50.  Reserve Section: First place $100.  Class prizes: U1300 $50 and U1100 $50.  Unrated players can play in either section and are not eligible for class prizes.    
Rounds are at 10:00, 1:00, 3:45 and 6:30.  Registration is 9:00 - 9:45.  Byes: (1) ½ point bye available (must request before start of 1st round).  Children under 13 must have adult supervision at the tournament site. 

Please bring clock, set and board.  None are provided.   A refrigerator is available to store lunches.  
Info: Tim Staley (404) 242-6728 

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