Michigan Amateur Championship (6/11-12)

We are proud to host an annual Michigan Chess Association event here in Grand Rapids! This event draws a large number of players and is designed for U2000 and U800 Championship events for the state. Remember: MCA Membership is required and can be purchased here: https://www.michess.org/join We hope to see Grand Rapids well represented and many from across the state compete in an incredible event.

When: June 11-12, 2022

Where: Hilton Garden Inn Grand Rapids East, 2321 East Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Eligibility: Open to players with a USCF Membership and MCA membership.
Organizer and Contact: Jeff Aldrich, jeffchess64@gmail.com

Sections: U2000, U800

Cost:
U2000: $32 by June 9, Juniors $27 by June 9
U800: All $24 by June 9
$10 more on-site or after June 9

Format:
5-SS Open to players U2000 (2-day 6/11-12)
One 1⁄2-point bye allowed in rounds 1-4
5-SS Open to players U800 (1-day 6/11 only)
Unrated players may play in either section

Schedule:
U2000 Saturday: 10am – 2:30pm – 7pm
Sunday: 10am – 2:30pm
U800 Saturday: 10am – 11:30am – 1:30pm – 3pm – 4:30pm
Time Control: U2000 – G/90+30, U800 G/30;d5

Prizes:
TROPHIES:
U2000 1st, 2nd, 3rd;
1st, 2nd: U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200; U1000
1st Unrated; 1st Under 18; 1st Over 64
TROPHIES: U800 Trophies to all with 4 points or more as Top Overall (min 5)
1st, 2nd: U600, U400, UNR

Where to Register: onlineregistration.cc
On-Site: 8:30-9:30. Players not paid or registered by 9:30 will be given a half point bye in round 1. Up to One Half-Point Bye Rounds 1-4


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