Grand Rapids Summer Open (7/8)

Just two weeks before the U.S. Open comes to Grand Rapids we will be hosting a tournament to help players prepare for this event. There will be a variety of sections and prizes. This tournament will be a great chance to prepare for the U.S. Open and get more chess!

For the Open and Reserve sections USCF membership is required and MCA is checked at the door. K-12 unrated is open to all regardless of rated membership.

When: July 8th
Where: Northlawn United Methodist Church, 1157 Northlawn St NE, Grand Rapids Michigan.

Sections: Open, Reserve, K-12 (unrated)

Open – G/45;d10 (4 Rounds)
Reserve (U1000) – G/30;d5 (5 Rounds)
K-12 – 4 Rounds (clocks if necessary)

Entry Fees:
Open and Reserve: $45 ($35 for GRCC Members)
K-12: $30 ($25 for GRCC Members)

Registration and Check-in – 9:15-9:45

Open Schedule:
Round 1 – 10:00AM
Round 2 – 12:00PM
Round 3 – 2:00PM
Round 4 – 4:00PM

Reserve Schedule:
Round 1 – 10:00AM
Round 2 – 11:15AM
Round 3 – 12:30PM
Round 4 – 1:45PM
Round 5 – 3:00PM

K-12 Schedule (Split into K-4th/5th-12th)
Round 1 – 10:00AM
Round 2 – 10:45AM
Round 3 – 12:00PM
Round 4 – 1:00PM

Section Prizes:

1st Place – $300
2nd Place – $150

1st Place – $200

Open and Reserve prizes are based upon 35 combined participants. Prized will be based upon percentage of turnout.

K-12th Section:
K-4th – 1st-2nd Place Trophies
5th-12th – 1st-2nd Place Trophies

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