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Gainesville October Open

  • October 25, 2015
  • 9:30 AM
  • Paramount Plaza Hotel Conference Center, 2900 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32608

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

USCF Rated Chess Tournament

Gainesville October Open

Sunday, October 25, 2015

 Paramount Plaza Hotel Conference Center, 2900  SW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32608

4 Round Swiss System Tournament in Two sections:

Open Section: G/70 d5

ReserveSection: G/70 d5 Must be rated under 1500

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 entry.   Early entries are encouraged. To enter by mail, make checks or money orders payable to Tim Staley. (Please mail no later than 10/19)  Mail early entries to: Tim Staley 10520 NW 28th Place, Gainesville, Florida 32606. Please include USCF ID number, current rating and section.  No credit cards accepted.

Prize fund is $615 based on a minimum of 32 entries.  Open Section: First place $200 and 2nd place $100.  Class prizes: U1900 $60 and U1700 $60.  Reserve Section: First place $75.  Class prizes: U1300 $60 and U1100 $60. Unrated players can play in either section and are not eligible for class prizes.  

Rounds are at 9:30, 12:30, 3:15 and 6:00 Registration is 8:30 - 9:15.  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.

Sanctioned by Alachua County Scholastic Chess Association

Info: Tim Staley


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