Friday, October 29, 2021

MARSHALL ROHLAND MEMORIAL/WISCONSIN CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIP; December 17-19, 2021

(2- and 3- day schedules available in Premier/ Reserve, 1-day Novice section Dec. 18)

 MASKS ARE REQUIRED DURING PLAY

This event is open to all Wisconsin chess players, former champions and students in WI schools. All entrants must be members of the US Chess Federation. US Chess membership may be purchased at the site.  The playing site is the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI 54313. Hotel rooms are $99 single or double, $119 triple or $129 quad. Call (800) 333-3333 or direct at (920) 494-7300 for reservations. Mention ‘Wisconsin Chess Association’.

Players may register by mail using the flyer, or online at:  https://www.kingregistration.com/event/WIStateChampionship21.  Registration will be accepted at the site Friday 4:30-5:30 PM and Saturday 8:30-9:30 AM. Please bring your chess clock. Phone inquiries may be directed to Andrew Becker at 920-819-3018. E-mail inquiries may be directed to Andrew Becker at beckerhypnosis@gmail.com   One ½-point bye is available for any round except the last if requested in advance.

The Premier section is a five round Swiss system event.  3-day section: Time control all rounds 40/90, SD/30 with 30 second increment. Rounds are Friday 6 PM, Sat. 10 & 6, and Sun. 10 & 3:30.
2-day section: Rounds 1 and 2: G/90 with 5 second increment. Rounds Sat. 10 and 2, then merging with the 3-day schedule for rounds 3-5 (Sat. 6, Sun 10 & 3:30)   Both schedules: Entry fee is $50 if received by December 15 and $55 at site. Prizes b/25: 1st $400 + traveling rophy + permanent trophy, 2nd $250, 3rd $150, Class A $100, U1800 $100.

The Reserve section is a five round Swiss system event open to players rated under 1800. Time controls and round times are the same as the Premier section with both schedules available (2-day and 3-day.) Entry fee is $40 if received by December 15 and $45 at site. Prizes b/25: 1st $200 + traveling trophy + permanent trophy, 2nd $100 + trophy, trophies to Class C, Class D, U1200

The Novice section is a one-day, four round Swiss system event open to players rated under 1200 or unrated. Time control is G/60 with 5 second increment. Rounds are Saturday at 10, 1, 3:30, and 6. Entry fee is $20 if received by December 15 and $25 at site. Prizes b.10: 1st $100. Trophies to top 2, Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600, and Unrated.

The $50 Scott Kittsley Memorial Upset Prize will be awarded to the person scoring the greatest upset in the tournament

FLYER