2nd Annual West Michigan Tune-Up

July 30th we will host our tune-up tournament to help players prepare for the fall season of play kicking off with the Michigan Open on Labor Day. There will be something for everyone at the tournament! We will host three sections with first place trophies for all. Tiebreaks (to claim trophy) will be broken by blitz mini-matches (G/3+2) in the premiere section. Cash prizes to be split up if tied. More details below!

When: July 30th, 2022

Where: Hosted by Grand Rapids Chess Center

Sections: Premiere (1600+), Reserve (1100+), Novice (Unr-1099). Players will play according to their published ratings unless given exception by the director.

Cost: $55 (GRCC Member Cost $45) $5 on-site

Time Controls:
Premiere: G/50;d10
Reserve: G/50;d10
Novice: G/25;d5

Schedule:

Premiere & Reserve
Round 1 – 9:00
Round 2 – 11:15
Round 3 – 1:45
Round 4 – 4:00

Novice
Round 1 – 9:00
Round 2 – 10:15
Round 3 – 12:00
Round 4 – 1:30
Round 5 – 3:00

Prizes (b/40):
Premiere
1st Place – $200
2nd Place – $100
Reserve
1st Place – $200
2nd Place – $100
Novice
1st Place – $150

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