5th Annual Chesapeake Open
5th Annual Chesapeake Open GPP:30
January 11-13, 2013
Championship, U2000, U1800, U1600: 5SS, Rnd 1 Game/90+inc/30, Rnds 2-5 30/90, SD/30 inc/30 from move 1, (Two day schedule: Rnds 1-2 Game/45 inc/30)
Playing Site: Marriott Washingtonian, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
We aim to create a pleasant environment for playing chess. Check out some of the unique characteristics of this tournament.
This tournament will pay prizes based solely on your final score. All the prizes are guaranteed. If the total pay out in the Open section is less than $1500, extra money will be added to the pay out of the top score group to bring the total to $1500.
Advantages over place-based scoring
Unrated may enter any section, but may not win over $100 in U1100, $200 U1400, $400 U1600. Balance goes to player(s) with same score or is divided among players in next lower score group.
Results of Previous Tournaments with Score-based Prizes
Results from 2008 Chesapeake Open
Early (online or mail by 12/31) $95
Special Entrance Fees
Under 1100 and Under 1400 section: all entrance fees $35 less.
The current preregistations are here (updated 1/8)
Mail Registrations to:
1827 Thornton Ridge Road
Towson, MD 21204
Mailed registrations should include name, section, schedule(2-day or 3-day).
3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 7 pm, rds Fri 8 pm, Saturday 11am and 6, Sunday 9am and 3:00.
2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds. Saturday 11am, 2:15 and 6, Sunday 9am and 3:00.
U1100 and U1400 3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 7 pm, rds Friday 8 pm, Saturday 11 and 4:00, Sunday 9am and 1pm.
U1100 and U1400 2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds. Saturday 11, 1:15 and 4:00, Sunday 9am and 1pm.
Half point byes: all must commit before rd 3
Reentries:all, $80 except U1100 and U1400 $40. You can reenter any schedule taking 1/2 point byes for unplayed games. If you reenter with a single 1/2 point bye, the cost is $70/$35. If you reenter with two 1/2 point byes, the cost is $60/$30.
Hotel Rates: $95,
Reserve a room.
Free Parking for Everyone!
Location : Marriott Washingtonian