Thursday, May 04, 2017

June 13-18 Wisconsin International Chess Festival

9SS, 40/90, SD/30, 30 sec/move increment. Open to all. GM & IM norms possible, satisfies FIDE requirement that one GM norm be in an event with only one round per day for a minimum of 3 days. Directed by FIDE arbiter Glenn Panner and Jim Hodina. FIDE rated. Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 3841 East Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704. Free parking. Free internet. Free breakfast. Many restaurants within walking distance. $8,000 guaranteed prize fund: $3,000-$2,000-$1,000-$500-$500, top FIDE Under 2450/Unr $500, top FIDE Under 2250 $500. Minimum prize guarantees: $500 to foreign GMs (first five to enter), $100 to all other foreign FIDE rated players (all must complete all 9 rounds with no byes). EF: GMs free, no deduction from prizes; IMs $159, FIDE 2200+ $249, FIDE u2200 $299, FIDE unrated $349; $50 more after May 15th, $100 more after June 5th. All players must confirm arrival by 4pm on June 13th in order to be paired for round one. Schedule: on-site registration ends at 4pm on June 13th, rds. Tue 6pm, Wed-Thu-Fri 11am & 6pm, Sat-Sun 11am. Blitz on Sat at 7pm with $500 minimum prize fund. Byes: Two half point byes available (must commit before round 2), no norms possible with byes. HR: $79 if reserved by June 1st (mention CHESS), 608-244-2481. Ent: www.wisconsinchessfestival.com or make the check payable and send to: Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield, WI 53005. $20 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.wisconsinchessfestival.com, abetaneli@hotmail.com, 608-334-2574. US Chess Junior Grand Prix! US Chess Grand Prix Points: 120

1 comment:

Alex Betaneli said...

***Early EF deadline is May 15th***
***Reserve hotel by Jun 1st to get $79 rate***

Updated Entries (in order of FIDE ratings):

http://www.wisconsinchessfestival.com/registered