- 9 Rounds FIDE Rated Norms possible 200 Grand Prix Points! A JGP tourney.
The Friendship Games
Acknowledging and celebrating the improved relations between the USA and Cuba; several leading Cuban players are expected to compete. 9 Round Swiss, FIDE rated, norms possible. IA Hal Bond. International Arbiter Bond is an experienced and distinguished arbiter. For instance, he was Deputy Arbiter at the Anand-Kramnik World Championship Match in 2008. The tournament is being organized with an eye towards being a “super swiss” under the FIDE rules.
October 28 – November 1, 2015, Royal Dearborn Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan (same location as two prior Fall Festivals, the name of the Hotel has changed)
Royal Dearborn Hotel & Convention Center
600 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126
Rates: $109 (Group Code: 3887. Call: 313-592-3622 to reserve room, make sure to use the group code.)
$240.00 until September 22, 2015, $260.00 until end of October 27, 2015, $300.00 thereafter.
Online registration at: http://www.weplaychess.webs.com/
Onsite registration begins at the Hotel at 4:30 p.m., and ends at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
G90, increment 30 seconds.
1st: $4,000, 2d: 2,000, 3rd: 1,100, 4th: 900, 5th: 750, 6th: 500, 7th: 250, 8th: 100. U2400 (FIDE): 1st: 600, 2d: 300; U2200 (FIDE): 1st: 500, 2d: 250
|Wednesday, October 28:||1st round: 7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, October 29:||2nd round: 1:00 p.m. 3rd round: 7:00 p.m.|
|Friday, October 30:||4th round: 1:00 p.m. 5th round: 7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, October 31:||6th round: 1:00 p.m. 7th round: 7:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, November 1:||8th round: 1:00 p.m. 9th round: 7:00 p.m.|
Alan Kaufman, +1 248 497-6912
Conditions are available to Grandmasters and a limited number of non-GM "Internationals." Contact Alan Kaufman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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