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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Tucson Open and Scholastics - January 22-24, 2016
Tucson Open & Scholastics: A Heritage Event!
January 22-24, 2016 ► Grand Prix Points 40 (Enhanced) ◄ & ► US Chess Junior Grand Prix ◄
LOCATION: Doubletree Reid Park, 446 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711, 520-881-4200. Hotel Room $99 if by 12/23 use code “CHS”.
SECTIONS: Championship, Reserve (U1800), 5/SS, 3-day or 2-day schedule is available. Booster (U1400), 5/SS, 2-day schedule only. Scholastic I (K-6 / U1000) and II (K-6 / U600): Two separate 1-day tournaments (Sat/Sun); 5/SS.
All players must be in grade K-6 and rated under 1000 or 600 (USCF) as of January Supplement.
Chess sets and boards provided for tournament play only. Chess clocks not provided!
Championship: $60 + (Additional $20 if under 1800) Reserve: $45 Booster: $30. Scholastic I and II: $15 each day or $25 for both days. ***GMs/IMs Free Entry*** Late fee: Add $10 after 1/14, $20 after 1/21 or at the site. Re-entries: $40.
USCF membership is required for all sections.
Registration: Online at Events4Chess, postal mail (postmarked by 1/15, entry form below), or at site. 3-day schedule: Friday (1/22) 5:30 - 6:30p 2-day schedule: Saturday (1/23) 8:30 - 9:30a Booster: Saturday (1/23) 8:30 - 9:30a Scholastic: 8:30 - 9:30a (1/23 and 1/24).
Scholastic I and II: Round 1 at 10am, then as available for Rounds 2-5. Time control: G/40; d/5. Byes: 1⁄2 point byes (2 max.) are available for all rounds if requested prior to start of round two.
Championship ($$Gtd.): $700 + plaque - $500 - $300; ($$b/4) Top X, A, B/below $150 each. $25 SACA gift certificate to Top Junior (U18) and Senior (age 50+). Reserve: ($$b/38): $250 - $150; ($$b/4) Top C and D/below $100 each. $25 SACA gift certificate to Top Unrated, Top Junior (U14), and Senior (age 50+).
Booster: Trophy to 1st + $50 SACA gift certificate, Trophy to 2nd - 5th Place, Top E, Top U1000/Unr. Scholastic I and II: Trophy to 1st – 5th Place (each day). Top player who plays both days will also receive $25 SACA gift certificate. (Scholastic I and II)
Lee LaFrese, firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: (520) 906-7305. W.