Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Jan. 19-20 -- 48th Northeastern Open

SECTIONS: Three: OPEN, RESERVE (U/1500) and NOVICE (U/1000). All are USCF-rated. FORMAT: OPEN and RESERVE: 5/SS, T/C: 30/90, G/60. Rds at: 10-2:30-7:15 and 10-3. One half-point Bye any Rd. Full-pt Bye to 2100+ in Rd 1 if requested. NOVICE: 6/SS, G/60, Rds at: 10:15-1:00-3:30-6:30 and 10:15, 1:15. Two half-point Byes allowed! PLAYING SITE: Holiday Inn-Neenah, 123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54956. PH: 920-725-8441. Site has 24-hr pool, exercise/workout room, video game area and sports bar. ROOM RATES: $79 for 1-bed King or 2-bed double. Mention chess. REGISTRATION: 8:30-9:30 on Jan 19, 2013. ENTRY FEES: OPEN = $40, RESERVE = $19, NOVICE = $16 if mailed by 1/15. All are $7 more if e-mailed, phoned-in, or paid at site. Checks payable to: Mike Selig – TD. PRIZE FUND: OPEN: ($1400 b/60) $325, $225, best 1900 $190, 1800 $180, 1700 $160, 1600 $150, U/1600 $120, U/1400 $60. RESERVE: $60, $40, Trophies: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, best 1200, 1100, 1000/Under, Unrated. NOVICE: $30, Trophies: 1st, 2nd, U/800, U/600, Unr. ADVANCE ENTRIES: 48th Northeastern Open , Mike Selig – Director, 2895 W. Fourth St #’B’, Appleton, WI 54914-4330. TD e-mail: mselig@tds.net. PH: 920-739-7550. OTHER INFO: USCF Heritage event. First WCA TOUR EVENT of 2013! Fox River Mall, with 183 stores, is only 4 miles from site! Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

14 comments:

Chris said...


I will be playing in this tournament again. I love the NEO and have had great results both times I've played.

Mike Selig really puts on a great event!

Robin said...

And the fish fry at the hotel Friday evening is fantastic!

Anonymous said...

A chess game is divided into three stages: the first, when you hope you have the advantage, the second, when you believe you have an advantage, and the third, when you know you’re going to lose! — Savielly Tartakower

Troy said...

I'll probably be there

Ivan said...

Still not sure, but thinking of playing.

Looking to share a room - have sleeping bag

Chris said...

I'll be up around 6-6:30...

Anonymous said...

Planning on cracking open a can of whoop-ass.

Robin said...

Pre-entries as of 1/15/13:
NAME RATING
Erik Santarius 2377
Thomas Ulrich 2307
Troy Zimmermann 2015
Barry Endsley 2000
Ramsey Forbush 1957
Jim Ellis 1907
Guy Hoffman 1903
Stephen Callaghan 1896
Rachel Ulrich 1891
Ivan Wijutunge 1888
Andrew Grochowski 1869
James Coons 1855
Shiva Suri 1786
Robin Grochowski 1737
Rodney Draves 1723
Zachary Chua 1705
Ryan Thomas 1691
Robert Reinke 1691
Chris Wainscott 1689
Mitchell Anderson 1567
John Hegelmeyer 1564
Jonathan Ganster 1550
John W. Hegelmeyer 1534
William Sweitzer 1506
Sandy Pahl 1490
Joseph Azbel 1486
Jeff Daven 1456
Moulik Mehta 1422
Anne Ulrich 1398
Morris Tirimacco 1380
Ken Rasmussen 1377
Anna Ganster 1354
Caleb Ganster 1351
Haoyu Cai (46) 1351
David Lutzewitz 1315
James Ulrich 1294
Stephan Ziehms 1290
Laurel Eihusen 1275
Mitchell Wise 1273
Michael Stone 1228
Aaron Lambrecht 1200
John Kutchenriter 1129
Jay Roy Hall 1114
Jonathan J. Hobson 1074
Simon Holbrook 1068
Alex Hogg 1061
Adian Durie 1031
Jonathan Kohr 1021
Neil Gleason
Daniel Kaczmarek
Suraj Kandukuri
Alex Kaiser
Jediah Holbrook
Reuben Holbrook
Tim Bogenschutz
Joshua Kutchenriter 897
Phillip Holbrook 897
Jason Hegelmeyer 822
John Brandt 735
Adam Cox 719
Emmaline Durie 682
John Durie UNR

Anonymous said...

Looks like a large tournament!

Anonymous said...

Hopefully the event will draw 100+ entries!

Anonymous said...

Please post some notable results. Don't worry, it won't inconvenience me at all for you guys to take time out of your busy tournament schedules to report results.

Chris said...

Going in to round four...

Kinsman has 2.5-.5 I think

I am 2-1

Robin and Coons are 1.5-1.5

I don't know how the others are faring...

Anonymous said...

Rated results: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201301201292.0-12841108

An astonishing number of people who have not lost a single game!

Robin said...

Congrats to Erik Santarius for winning the Northeastern Open!