Georgia Chess Association
  • Home
  • Palatka Winter Open

Palatka Winter Open

  • January 16, 2016
  • 10:00 AM
  • January 17, 2016
  • Quality Inn Hotel, 201 N 1st Street,Palatka, Florida 32177

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

USCF Rated Chess Tournament

 Palatka Winter Open

January 16-17 2016 (MLK Weekend)

                 Quality Inn Hotel, 201 N 1st Street, Palatka FL 32177  


             5 Round Swiss System Tournament in 2 Sections :

                  Open Section and Reserve (Under 1500) 

                  Round 1 G/90 d5,  Rounds 2-5 G/120 d5 

Open to all with USCF membership, please join or renew your USCF membership online before tournament.  Entry fee is $60 at the tournament or $50 with early mail-in entry (Please mail no later than 1/8).  Free entry to GM's and IM's ($50 deducted from any prize). 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, byes and section.  No credit cards accepted.

Prize fund is $2100 based on a minimum of 50 entries.  Open Section: 1st $500 and 2nd $250. Class prizes: U1900 $225 and U1700 $200.  Reserve Section: 1st $400, 2nd $200. Class prizes: U1300 $175 and U1100 $150.  Unrated players can play in either section and are not eligible for class prizes.

Rounds Times: Sat. 10:00 AM, 2:00, 6:30. Sun. 10:00 AM, 2:30.  Registration is 9:00 - 9:45. Byes: (2) ½ point byes available (must request before start of 2nd round).  Children under 13 must have adult supervision at the tournament site. Please bring clock, set and board.  None are provided.

Hotel Info:  Call (386) 328-3481. Group rate $69.99 plus tax.  Must reserve before 01/08/2016. Mention Chess rate. 

Info: Tim Staley

© Georgia Chess Association, 2012.

All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software