5SS, 40/100 SD 30 d10 (2-day option, rds. 1-2 G60 d10 schedules merge starting round 3 for all sections)
Prizes $4500 based on 70 paid entries in 4 sections:
Open $950 - $600 - $450 Top U2300 - $350
U2000 $500 - $300 - $200
U1700 $400 - $200 - $150
U1300 $275 - $125
Unrated players and provisional rated players only qualify for 25% of any prize in all sections except Open, balance goes to next player in line.
Entry Fee: Online - $90 ($80 plus $10 athlete wristband) by February 25, 2018 after that EF is $95 ($85 plus $10 athlete wristband), Mail - $95 by February 25, 2018 after that EF is $95, On-site EF $95. All: No checks at site credit cards are ok. Re-Entry all sections - $20. GM & IM free entry.
3-day Schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6pm, rds. Fri 6:30pm, Sat 10:30pm & 4pm, Sun 10am & 3:30pm. 2-day Schedule: Reg. ends Sat 9am, rds. Sat 9:30am, 12:15pm, & 4pm, Sun 10:00am & 3:30pm. Byes: all sections, limit 1 - ½ point bye, no last round bye, must commit before round 3. 8 DGT boards on top section games and broadcast live!
Side Event: Sat 9pm Blitz (G/3 d2) (USCF Rated) 9 rounds entry fee $20, 80% entries= prize fund. Location: Room A102 at the Columbus Convention Center.
Entry or more information: http://buckeyechess.com/Arnold%20Open%20Registration.html or mail to: Buckeye Chess Club 3180 Wild Dunes Ct. Pickerington, OH 43147
Questions: Chairman of Chess – Mr. Kelly M. Bloomfield – Bloomfield.firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-668-5588