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Dear Chess Enthusiast
Executive Director Tom Beckman and TDs Mike Hoffpauir and Andy Rea welcome you to the
2013 Eastern Open Chess Tournament Web site
We want to personally THANK YOU for your patronage last year, and hope you will join us again for another great time and an exciting tournament. We invite you to make plans to play in the 7-round 40th annual Eastern Open to be held from December 26-29 (Thursday evening-Sunday) and 12/27-12/29 (Friday-Sunday) 2013.
CONVENIENT NEW LOCATION: Doubletree Hotel, Bethesda MD (2 mi. S from 495 at 8120 Wisconsin Ave.)
Over $17,500 in prize money and 50 prizes. Class prizes for every 150- or 200-point interval within each section.
Swiss in 6 Sections: Open Section guaranteed. Remaining prizes based on 220 paid entries.
7-round slow play, 4-day with 40/120, SD/30, d10 with 3-day option (G60, d10 for Rds. 1-3):
Open: $2,000-1,000-500-250 U2300: $500-250 FIDE rated
Under 2200: $1,000-600-400-200 U2050: $400-200
Under 1900: $1,000-600-400-200 U1750: $400-200
Under 1500: $800-500-250 U1350: $400
7-round fast play, 3-day weekend format with G/90, d10: Max U/R prize = $150
Under 1700: $1,000-600-300 U1550: $400
Under 1300: $1,000-600-300 U1150: $300 U1000: $250
Special prizes: Best Played Game, Best Fighting Spirit, Brilliancy, Best Opening Innovation, Upset in U1700 & U1300.
Partay On Open: December 28th, Open & U1800 sections, 4 Rds, 10am-9 pm, G/60, d5, $2,000
Blitz Tournament: December 28th at 9:30 pm, 5-Rd double Swiss, G/7, $800 in prizes
Lecture: December 26th at 5-6:30 pm, Expert Tom Beckman will talk about How to Attack
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Eastern Open Executive Director