Midwest Open

2016 Midwest Open

July 9th-10th 2016
Omaha Comfort Inn & Suites, 72nd & I-80

<pdf version of flyer and entry sheet>

A Nebraska State Chess Association POY Event

This is the first FIDE rated Swiss in Nebraska in recent memory!

5-SS. Time control: G/90+30inc. July 9th and 10th at the Omaha Comfort Inn & Suites Central, 7007 Grover Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68106. Phone 402-934-4900.

Hotel Rates: Special chess room rate of $82/night (2 queen or king) or $99/night (king suite) negotiated, includes breakfast buffet. Book by July 1st. (Mention ‘Midwest Open’ or when you call.) The Comfort Inn & Suites is located just off Exit 449 on Interstate 80 (the I-80 and 72nd St exit).

Prizes are based on 30 paid players: 1st $225, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, U1800 $100, U1500 $100. Unrated ineligible for class prizes.

Registration: 9 to 9:45am, Saturday July 9th. Registration closes at 9:45am sharp; players can enter after 9:45am with a bye for round 1.

Entry fees: $50 postmarked by July 1st; juniors, seniors and out-of-state players deduct $5 from early entry fee. $60 (cash only) for all players on-site. FM / IM / GM all free. USCF membership required. FIDE rated. Bring clocks, sets and boards; none provided.

Rounds: Saturday 10am, 2:30pm, 7:15pm. Sunday 9am and 2pm. Two byes allowed rounds 1-5; byes for rounds 1-4 must be requested at least one hour before round begins. Byes for round 5 must be requested before round 4 begins.

Please note that any onsite announcements take precedence over this flyer.

Entries, questions and information: John Hartmann <jrhchess@gmail.com> 7522 Hascall St., Omaha, NE 68124. Checks payable to John Hartmann. Bill Broich will direct.

Visit our website at: https://spencechessclub.org/mwo/

FINAL RESULTS – thanks to all who played!



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