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North Florida Open Chess Tournament

July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 16 @ 6:00 pm

$50

North Florida Open Chess Tournament

A USCF rated 2 DAY (SAT/SUN) tournament that is open to everyone with non-expired USCF ID#.

4 Sections:  Open,  U1550,  U900 & Scholastic (K-12) sections. Players can play up one level only

Prizes:  $2,000 (60% guaranteed) b/o 60 (paid entries). Trophies to all section winners. Scholastic section: trophies to top 3. Unrated player payout limited to section winner prizes in top 2 sections and $50 in U900 section. 

5SS (5 rounds of games) 1st Round G/90;d5 all other rounds are G/120;d5

Entry Fees: $60 until July 14th @11pm. Walk-up (cash/check only) $70.   Scholastic only section players in grades K-12 entries are 50% of above pricing – use discount code.  JAXCC member discount available both online and walk-up registrations. GM/IM/FM free entry with email confirmation before July 1st. with $50 withheld from cash payout.

Registration: 9:00 to 9:30 am.  ONSITE Cash or check only accepted the morning of the event  or  Online Registration is currently open until Friday 11 pm, July 14th.  Expired USCF registration can be renewed on site by check or cash. NO CREDIT CARDS accepted onsite. LATE PLAYERS will be issued zero point bye and paired in the 2nd round. USCF membership required (we can assist you with a new membership or you need to renew on-site). 

BYEs: 1/2 point bye available (limit 2) for registered players, must commit before Rd 2. Non-registered late arrivals will be given 0 point byes for missed rounds. No admissions after round 2. Want to skip Sunday games and just play on Saturday? Select 4th & 5th round byes during registration. You’ll gain 1/2 point X 2 games toward your final score and play just one day. 

Time: Registration 8:30 am – 9:30 am Late arrivals will be paired in the 2nd round. No exceptions. 
Rounds 2-day schedule: Saturday 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 6:30 pm. (min breaks between Rds.) Sunday: 10am & 2:30pm
Bring own sets and clocks.

Ramada Hotel Information: Discounted rate for Chess Tournament guests. (904)737-1700 for reservations. Free WIFI, outdoor pool, fitness center, restaurant. Rooms include refrigerator and microwave included. Nightly rate: pending

Questions/Comments email jaxchessclub@gmail.com

Location: Ramada Inn 9150 Baymeadows Road, JAX 32256

Details

Start:
July 15 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 16 @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
$50

Organizer

Kevin Pryor

Venue

Ramada Inn – Baymeadows
9150 Baymeadows Rd.
Jacksonville Floria, 32256
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Phone:
(904) 515-4384
Website:
www.ramadabaymeadows.com