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Calendar: Second Annual Fall International Chess Festival

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Title

Second Annual Fall International Chess Festival

Location

TROY MI

Start Time

11/2/2012 5:45 PM

End Time

11/4/2012 11:45 PM

Description

 

Category

 

All Day Event

 

Recurrence

 

Workspace

Building

Metropolitan Hotel

Address

5500 Crooks Road

City

Troy

State

MI

Zip

48098

Directions

The Metropolitan Hotel is located on Crooks Road about 3/4 mile East of I-75.

Format

The 2nd Annual Fall Festival features an increased GUARANTEED Prize Fund this year with 150 Grand Prix Points (Enhanced)! Held at Metropolitan Hotel in Troy, MI. SEE LODGING BELOW. 5-SS, November 2-4 or November 3-4, 3 Sections: OPEN, Under 1800, Under 1400 Sections. 4-SS, ONE DAY SECTION, Sat, November 3: U1000 Section. 


OPEN Section is FIDE rated. One 1/2-point bye allowed; must be requested prior to Round 2. USCF membership required; MCA Membership also required for Michigan residents; both available for purchase on site. PRIZE FUND: $15,000 GUARANTEED! TDs: Senior TD Jennifer Skidmore, Senior TD Ed Mandell. BRING CLOCKS, BOARDS, PIECES; none provided; available from Book Vendor on site.

LODGING: The Met Hotel has FREE Internet, Pool, Fitness Room, Restaurant, much more! For reservations, go online to http://www.themettroy.com/index.html or call (248) 879-2100. Ask for MCF rate. Special Chess rate: $89. This excellent rate is available for a limited time, so reserve EARLY! 

Time Control

3-Day: 40/2 SD 1. 2-Day: G-90 first two rounds; rest at 3-day time control. 1-Day (U/1000): G/30

 

Rounds

3-Day: Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 11, 6. Sun., 10, 4:30. 2-Day: Sat., 10 a.m, 2 p.m. Merge with 3-Day Schedule for RDs 3-5. 1-Day (U/1000): Sat., Only: 10, 11:30, 2, 4

Entry Fee

Online at http://www.michiganchessfestival.com. GMs, FIMs, WGMs are FREE! ($100 Entry Fee deducted from prize unless arrangements otherwise have been made with Michigan Chess Festival, LLC.) OPEN Section (FIDE-rated): 3-Day: Before Oct. 12, $103; before Oct. 26, $105; at site, $127. 2-Day: Before Oct. 12, $104; before Oct. 26, $106; at site, $129. RE-ENTRIES: $63. U1800 Section: 3-Day: Before Oct. 12, $94; before Oct. 26, $96; at site, $115. 2-Day: Before Oct. 12, $95; before Oct. 26, $97; at site, $117. RE-ENTRIES: $58. U1400 Section: 3-Day: Before Oct. 12, $66; before Oct. 26, $68; at site, $80. 2-Day: Before Oct. 12, $67; before Oct. 26, $69; at site, $82. RE-ENTRIES: $41. U1000 Section: Before Oct. 12, $35; before Oct. 26, $37; at site, $40. NO RE-ENTRIES.

 

Registration

Online: http://michiganchessfestival.com/register.php. 

On Site: 3-Day Schedule: Fri., November 2, 5:45 p.m. 2-Day and U1000 Schedules: Sat., November 3, 8:45 a.m.
Round times are consistent with typical schedules for five- round weekend Swiss tourneys with 2- & 3-day schedules. 

Prizes

OVERALL PRIZE FUND: $15,000! 150 GPP (Enhanced)! GUARANTEED! OPEN: $2,500, 1,500, 900, 500, 300, 100; U2300: $900, 450; U2100: $700, 400; U1900: $400, 150. U1800: $1,000, 600, 300, 225; U1600: $550, 300, 100. U1400: $750, 400, 250, 150;, U1200: $425, 200, 100. U1000: $150, 100, 75, 25; U800: $75, 50, 25; U600: $75, 50, 25; U400: $75, 50, 25; Unrated: $75, 50, 25. 

In the OPEN, U1800 and U1400 Sections, maximum prize for unrateds is capped at 3rd Place in the section.

Entries/Info

Mail payment must be postmarked 4 days prior to website entry dates to obtain early pricing. To enter by mail, send check to: 


MCFLLC
Suite 180, #B125
4301 Orchard Lake Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Charge for returned check: $10
Contact: Alan Kaufman, info@michiganchessfestival.com, 248-497-6912
Website: http://www.michiganchessfestival.com​

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ShowStartDate

8/22/2012

Starts

11/2/2012

Ends

11/4/2012

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Created at 8/22/2012 7:32 PM by Will Rhee
Last modified at 8/28/2012 9:39 AM by Andy Catlin