Bloomington Open

Announcing the details for the 2nd Annual Bloomington Open!

 

Dates:  November 7-9 or 8-9, 2014

Site:  Crowne Plaza Hotel and Suits MSP Airport/Mall of America, Three Appletree Square, Bloomington MN **Note different site from last year**

Hotel Rate:  $94 per night, single-quad.

Prize fund:  $12,000 based on 200 players

Entry fee:  $89 by October 1st, $99 by November 3rd, $109 at site.

Prizes:

2 sections

Open  (Also is FIDE rated)

1st $1200, 2nd $700, 3rd $500, 4th 300

U2400 $600, $400, $200

U2200 $600, $400, $200

U2000 $600, $400, $200

 

Reserve (U1800)

1st  $800, 2nd $600, 3rd, $400, 4th 300

U1600 $500, $300, $200

U1400 $500, $300, $200

U1200 $400, $250, $150

U1000: $300-$150

Unrated $250

 

Playing Schedule:  5 round Swiss

3-day (time control G/90+ 30 second increment)  Friday 7 pm,  Saturday 10 AM, 4 PM,  Sunday 10 AM, 3 PM

2-day (time control for 1st 2 rounds G/60, 5 second delay, then joins up with the 3- day schedule),  Saturday 10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, Sunday 10 AM, 3 PM

Register online at https://www.onlineregistration.cc/

Entries by mail to:  Chess Weekend, 21694 Doud Ct. Frankfort, IL 60423

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