OleChess Summer Tournament
July 21, 2018
This chess tournament is open to non-camper and campers alike! The tournament is great for area players, or for players who will be in a day early. It is a one-day USCF event with two sections, and it is a US Chess Junior Grand Prix event!
The tournament is 4 rounds, with a time control of G/61 with a 5-second delay.
Location: St. Olaf College, Buntrock Commons, Black and Gold Ballroom, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., Northfield, MN 55057
Registration/Check-in: 9:00 am – 9:45 am.
Rounds: 10:00 am, 12:45 pm, 3:00 pm, & 5:45 pm. Round times for rounds 3 and/or 4 may be advanced if results permit.
Entry fee: $40 by 5:00 pm July 20th, at 5:00 pm $50 online thereafter; on-site $50 cash or credit card. One half-point bye available for any round except round 4.
Open Section Prizes:
$1,050 prizes based on 30 entries, minimum 2/class: $250-$175-$125-$100.
Class X, A, B, C/Below/Unrated: $100
Reserve Section (Open to Players under 1400)
Entry Fee: $25 online by 5:00 pm July 20 at 5:00 pm, $40 online thereafter; on-site $40 cash or credit card. One half-point bye available for any round except round 4.
Reserve Section Prizes: $500 prizes based on 30 entries, minimum 2/class: $150-$125-$75-$50. Class E, F/UNR: $50. Also (overlapping prizes): plaques to top 5, medals to next 10.
To register: on-line form.
Track all advanced entries here.
Advanced tournament fee is non-refundable after July 20.
You may pre-order lunch using online registration, or many restaurants are available within a 5-minute drive.
No smoking. No computers. The site is wheelchair accessible.
For more information: OleChess, firstname.lastname@example.org, 507-786-3031
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