Thursday, January 10, 2013

Tucson Open is January 25-27

Hello All!

One of Tucson's premier events is just 2 weeks away. The Tucson Open is a 3-day event (2-day schedule available) open to all USCF players. There are 3 sections in the main event; Open, Reserve (U1800), and Booster (U1400).

SCHEDULE: (3-day) 5/SS, 40/2, SD/1; Reg: 1/25 5:30-6:30 PM; Rds: 7, 10-5, 9-4. (2-day) 5/SS, Rds 1-2 G/90; Rds. 3-5 40/2, SD/1; Reg: 1/26 8:30-9:30 AM; Rds: 10-1:30-5, 9-4.

PRIZES: (Open) $$G: $500(plaque)-400-300; $$b/4 X, A, B/below $150 ea. Trophy Top Jr. U20, Jr. U14, Sr. 50+; (Reserve) $$b/38: $250(plaque)-150(plaque); $$b/4 C, D/below $100 ea. Trophy to Top UNR, Jr. U14, Sr. 50+; (Booster) Trophy and clock to 1st Place, Trophy to 2nd - 5th Place, Top E, U1000/Unr and Jr. U11.

ENTRY FEE: GM/IM are FREE! prizes to be reduced. (Open) $60; (Reserve) $45; (Booster) $30. LATE FEE: Additional $10 if entry received after 1/23. DISCOUNT: $10 off EF for Juniors (under age 20) and Seniors (age 50+) in Open and Reserve. 

There are also two 1-day scholastic events, open to players in 6th grade or younger who are also rated below 1000 USCF. There are two sections in each scholastic event: K-6/U1000 and K-3/U600. Entry fee is $15 (or $25 is you play both Saturday and Sunday). Prizes: Trophy 1-5 Place each section, each day.

For more information see the SACA website and flier.

Please note that a previous flier incorrectly listed the special hotel rates. The correct hotel rates are $89 for a single/double room and $109 for the suite. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and hope to see you at the event.

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