Third Annual Fall Festival, Norms Possible 9 Round Fide Rated

October 23-27, 2013, Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan.

Location:

Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan (Former Hyatt Regency)

Chess players can reserve rooms at the hotel by calling +1 313 593-1234.
Booking is available online at www.adobadearborn.com.
To get the very favorable $99 room rate per night, registrants should enter the enter group code: ches

Entry Fee:

Entry fees waived for GMs, and IMs/WGMs from outside USA*

$225 before October 1. $250 between October 1, and October 16, $300 after October 16. Registration will close on October 23 at 5:30 p.m. to allow the Tournament Director ample time to “pair” the first round.

Open to players with FIDE titles, USCF over 2199, FIDE over 2100, and a limited number of talented junior players.

Time Control:

40/90, SD/30, increment 30 seconds per move.

Prizes:

1st: $4,500.  2nd: $2,500.  3rd: $1,500. 4th: $800. 5th: $500. 6th: $200
U2400: 1st $1,000, 2nd: $$500   U 2250: 1st: $500

Rounds:

Wednesday, October 23: 1st round: 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 24: 2nd round: 11:00 a.m. 3rd round: 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 25: 4th round:  11:00 a.m. 5th round: 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26: 6th round:  11:00 a.m. 7th round: 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 27: 8th round: 10:30 a.m. 9th round: 5:30 p.m.
Online Entry

Contact:

Alan Kaufman, +1 248 497-6912

*NOTE: 50% of up to the first $400 of any prize won by a player who received an “entry fee waiver” will be deducted from such player’s prize. The maximum such total deduction will therefore be $200.

Comments about the Fall Festival should be sent to . We are particularly interested in assuring that your experience with both the online registration and the hotel work smoothly. If you have any concerns, please contact us immediately!

Third Annual Fall Festival, 5 Round Weekend Swiss Portion

October 25-27 or October 26-27, Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan.

Location:

Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan (Former Hyatt Regency)

Chess players can reserve rooms at the hotel by calling +1 313 593-1234.
Booking is available online at www.adobadearborn.com.
To get the very favorable $99 room rate per night, registrants should enter the enter group code: ches

Entry Fees and Prices:

Open Section: EF: $80 before October 1, $90 between October 1 and October 16, $105 after October 16
Prizes: 1st $1000, 2nd $600, 3rd $400, 4th $200  ALSO: U 2200: 1st $450, 2nd $250, 3rd $100,  U 2000: 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $100

U 1800 EF: $60 before October 1, $70 between October 1 and October 16, $85 after October 16 Prizes: 1st: $600, 2d 300 3d 200  U1600: 350, 250 106

U 1400 EF: $40 before October 1, $50 between October 1 and October 16, $65 after October 16  Prizes: 1st $400, 250, 150 U 1200 250 150

Rounds:

Two day and three day schedules, October 25-27 or October 26-27

Online Entry

Contact:

Alan Kaufman, +1 248 497-6912

Comments about the Fall Festival should be sent to . We are particularly interested in assuring that your experience with both the online registration and the hotel work smoothly. If you have any concerns, please contact us immediately!

Third Annual Fall Festival, U 1000 one day 5 round Swiss

October 26, 2013, Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan.

Location:

Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan (Former Hyatt Regency)

Chess players can reserve rooms at the hotel by calling +1 313 593-1234.
Booking is available online at www.adobadearborn.com.
To get the very favorable $99 room rate per night, registrants should enter the enter group code: ches

Entry Fee:

$25

Prizes:

Trophies and medals. No monetary prizes. Awards (trophies) to 1st 2d 3d overall. Trophies to 1st U 800, 1st U 600 1st U 400. Awards to all scoring 3.0 or better.

Online Entry

Contact:

Alan Kaufman, +1 248 497-6912

Michigan residents must be USCF and MCA members. All players must be USCF members. These rules apply to all sections and schedules, whether described on this side or the other side of this announcement.

Comments about the Fall Festival should be sent to . We are particularly interested in assuring that your experience with both the online registration and the hotel work smoothly. If you have any concerns, please contact us immediately!